Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Clear rules must be established for voting in polling stations, as well as other methods of voting, that include safeguards for secret balloting and that provide for monitoring by political contestants and election observers."
OSCE (ODIHR): Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
, p. 71
Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
The system for balloting (paper, electronic, or otherwise) should ensure the secrecy of a voter's choice.
Candidates, party agents, and accredited observers should have access to polling stations.
Candidates and party agents should have access to polling stations.