Election Obligations & Standards Database
"Special rules providing for an exception to the normal vote-counting rules, in a proportional way, in the case of a referendum concerning the situation of national minorities do not, in principle, run counter to equal suffrage. "
CoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice on Referendums
, para. 2.3
Code of Good Practice on Referendums
Elections must be held by equal suffrage.
Some measures taken to ensure equitable representation of minority groups should not be considered discriminatory.