Election Obligations & Standards Database
It is desirable that electoral commissions make decisions by a qualified majority or by consensus.
Prevention of Corruption
Vote Counting and Tabulation
Partisan and Nonpartisan Observation of Vote Counting and Tabulation
Transparency in Electoral Management Body Decision Making and Procurement
The vote-counting process was transparent and observable
The electoral management body ensured transparency in its decision making; for example, through open meetings and the use of public and competitive tenders
There are many ways of making decisions. It would make sense for decisions to be taken by a qualified (e.g. 2/3) majority, so as to encourage debate between the majority and at least one minority party. Reaching decisions by consensus is preferable.