"[P]olling stations must include representatives of a number of parties, and the presence of observers appointed by the candidates must be permitted during voting and counting. "
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, I.3.2.x
- Candidates' agents should be guaranteed access to monitor all aspects of the electoral process.
- Political party and candidate representatives should be allowed in the polling station to observe polling.
- Candidates and party agents should have access to polling stations.
- Candidates or their agents and accredited observers should be allowed to observe the counting and tabulation of the votes.