"Neither candidates nor voters must find themselves obliged to reveal their membership of a national minority."
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, I.2.4.c
- Discrimination must not be practiced based on race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and expression, migrant, refugee, repatriate, stateless or internally displaced status, genetic trait, mental or physical health condition, including infectious contagious condition and debilitating psychological condition, or other status at any time.
- With respect to candidates for office, there should be no restrictions on candidates for reasons such as race.
- With respect to candidates for office, there should be no restrictions on candidates for reasons such as ethnic origin.