Observer Reminders

Golden Rules for Election Observers

  1. Accuracy of information - Ensure the information you record is detailed and accurate.
  2. Political impartiality - Never say, wear or do anything which can be construed as favouring any political party, candidate or issue.
  3. Respect election law and election integrity - Never obstruct the election process or violate the secrecy of the ballot.
  4. Respect the observation mission's terms of reference.

Mission Terms of Reference

  1. To evaluate the integrity of technologies and processes used in the electronic count.
  2. To examine whether the electronic count might increase the risk of electoral fraud or error.
  3. To observe whether the electronic count risks the secrecy of the ballot.
  4. To collect the views of voters, candidates and officials on the e-counting scheme.