""[States should] strengthen supervision by ensuring an effective, transparent and accessible complaints and appeals system in order to put an end to the culture of impunity for election-related offences and enhance public confidence in the electoral process." "
DocumentCoE (Parliamentary Assembly): Resolution 1897(2012) on Ensuring Greater Democracy in Elections, para. 8.3
- The legal framework for elections should provide effective redress for violations of electoral rights.
- Individuals must have the right to a remedy for violation of their participatory rights relating to the election process.
- The rules should provide clear grounds upon which complaints and appeals are allowable.