Election Obligations & Standards Database
"The election system must provide a mechanism for registering voters. The right to vote cannot be secured if it is not possible to determine efficiently who is eligible and therefore allowed to vote in an election."
OSCE (ODIHR): Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
, p. 58
Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
The fulfillment of universal suffrage is partially dependent on the success of the voter registration process.
The voter registration process should promote broad participation and not inhibit the participation of eligible voters.