Election Obligations & Standards Database
"No matter what system is employed for creating and maintaining a voter list, it is necessary for the system to be transparent and open to verification by voters, political contestants, and election observers."
OSCE (ODIHR): Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
, p. 62
Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States
Transparency requires that electoral registers be public documents available for review.