"The constitutional and legal framework should: provide for the establishment of an independent and impartial electoral management body."
DocumentEISA and Electoral Commission Forum of SADC Countries: Principles for Election Management, Monitoring, and Observation in the SADC Region, pp. 7-8
- Election management bodies should be impartial and should not discriminate in the performance of their public function.
- The state should establish an independent and impartial election body.
- The composition of the election commission can vary, but the principles of independence and impartiality should be upheld.