Election Obligations & Standards Database
"The terms "genuine" and "meaningful" are standards used to evaluate other essential components in the campaign period, including: (1) the freedom and capacity candidates have to convey their programs to the voters."
NDI: How Domestic Organizations Monitor Elections: An A to Z Guide
, p. 56
How Domestic Organizations Monitor Elections: An A to Z Guide
Parties and candidates must be able to communicate their opinions to the electorate.