"Democratic elections should be conducted: e) by impartial…electoral institutions."
DocumentAU: African Union Declaration on the Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa, art. II.4(e)
- 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.