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Dawn's editorial this morning picks up on the recent HRCP press conference, warning that polling day itself could be marred by serious controversy and electoral rigging.

If the integrity of the vote is to be protected and the necessary minimal credibility of the 2018 election result ensured, the recommendations of the HRCP should be heeded.

The ECP, the caretaker administrations and state institutions must not simply reiterate their commitment to ensuring a free and fair election at this late stage, but should also draw up, implement and widely publicise a set of concrete actions and commitments that can reassure political parties and the public that polling day will be as free and fair as possible.

Read the rest here.