Free and Fair elections are pivotal to the quality of a country’s governance, development and life of the people. It is foundation of democracy and allow for the free and just societies where we live in.
We all should have a voice in determining the future of our country and all the people of the country. We all want our voice to count exactly the same as everyone else’s. It is possible only through free and fair election.
The most fundamental principle for the free and fair election is that they must reflect the free expression of the will of the people. To realize this, elections should be transparent, inclusive, and accountable.
What are free and fair elections?
There must be equitable opportunities to vote and compete in the elections. A free and fair election involves political freedoms and fair processes for voting, a fair count of all eligible voters who cast a ballot and acceptance of election results by all parties.