Election Obligations & Standards Database
"A provision requiring would-be registered parties to obtain a certain number of signatures (between one and five hundred) as a pre-condition to acceptance was upheld as reasonable."
IPU: Free and Fair Elections: International Law and Practice
, p. 135
Free and Fair Elections: International Law and Practice
Limits on individuals wishing to run for office may only be based on objective and reasonable criteria, including support from a minimum number of citizens.