Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Whichever body is constituted or assigned to administer the elections, its work should be independent, impartial, and transparent. The administering body should be independent from political motivated manipulation."
Norwegian Helsinki Committee: Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
, p. 9
Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
Election management bodies should be impartial and should not discriminate in the performance of their public function.