Election Obligations & Standards Database
"There should be a clear separation between the State and political parties, and public resources should not be used unfairly for the benefit of one candidate or group of candidates."
OSCE (ODIHR): Election Observation Handbook (Fifth Edition)
, p. 18
Election Observation Handbook (Fifth Edition)
If public funds are distributed to political parties and candidates, those funds should be available on an equitable basis.