"The importance and practical usefulness of an…impartial authority charged with the administration of all aspects of the electoral process are increasingly evident."
DocumentIPU: Codes of Conduct for Elections, para. 2.5.1
- 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.