Politics Model Code of Conduct: Here's what the Election Commission's guidelines cover to ensure free and fair elections Updated : March 27, 2019 04:46 PM IST The MCC is a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission to regulate political parties and candidates prior to polls, to ensure free and fair elections. The MCC is operational from the date that the election schedule is announced till the date that results are announced. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.