Electoral security

The process of protecting electoral stakeholders such as voters, candidates, poll workers, media, and observers; electoral information such as vote results, registration data, and campaign material; electoral facilities such as polling stations and counting centers; and electoral events such as campaign rallies against death, damage, or disruption.

Source: Best Practices in Electoral Security – A Guide for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Programming, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1860/Electoral_Security_Best_Practices_USAID-1.pdf