Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Voting can only be considered free if voters perceive that they are uninhibited from casting their vote according to their individual will. Intimidation [and] bribery…pose serious threats to a free voting environment."
NDI: How Domestic Organizations Monitor Elections: An A to Z Guide
, p. 70
How Domestic Organizations Monitor Elections: An A to Z Guide
Voters are free to vote for any candidate for election, for or against any referendum or proposal, for or against the government, without undue influence or coercion of any kind which may distort or inhibit free expression.