Observers and their role in election process

One of the important role players in the election process are observers.

These are people, both domestic and foreign, who are neutral outsiders who can tell whether the process was transparent, free and fair.

Observers are people who have been present and seen what has happened during voting.

According to the Independent Electoral Commission observers’ opinions are carry a great deal of weight.

The African Union and the Commonwealth are some of the observers who have been giving the IEC support over the years. They monitor voting procedure, the determination and declaration of results.






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