Do persons with disabilities have the right to vote by secret ballot in elections?


Question 20 asks about the right for all people to vote by secret ballot in elections. Respondees, very uniquely, are very criticial in Northern America, whereas especially African countries give outstandlingly positive answers. A more in-depth analysis reveals a variety of issues that stand in the way.


This indicator is the highest of all 22, at 1.5 worldwide. Respondents from highly developed countries seem to be especially critical about the access to this fundamental right, when all aspects are considered.