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"Discriminatory criteria such as education, residence, decent or political affiliation, are not acceptable, likewise to require an unreasonable number of signatures for registration."
Norwegian Helsinki Committee: Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
, p. 5
Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
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.