Universal Suffrage, the Right to Vote, and Voter Education
- Elections must be held by universal suffrage.
- The fulfillment of universal and equal suffrage is partially dependent on the success of an adequate voter education process.
- Every citizen has the right to vote.
- Limits placed on the right to vote must be based on objective and reasonable criteria.
- Criteria restricting the right to vote must be clearly stated in law.
- Voter education campaigns are necessary to ensure an informed community is able to effectively exercise the right to vote.
- Voter education campaigns should be designed with the aim of reaching all eligible voters.
- Voter education campaigns should be responsive to the needs to the electorate.
- An adequate voter education process is necessary to ensure the electorate is able to utilize their rights.