Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Except in elections in which no voters' list is compiled (and voting allowed on the base of an I.D. or other documents), Voter registration is crucial for the factors of universality and equality."
Norwegian Helsinki Committee: Election Observation: An Introduction to the Methodology and Organization
, para. 5.2
Election Observation: An Introduction to the Methodology and Organization
The fulfillment of universal suffrage is partially dependent on the success of the voter registration process.