"Other electoral commissions operating at regional or constituency level should have a similar composition to that of the central electoral commission. Constituency commissions play an important role in uninominal voting systems because they determine the winner in general elections. Regional commissions also play a major role in relaying the results to the central electoral commission. "
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, II.3.1.82 (exp. report)
- The state should establish an independent and impartial election body.
- The impartiality of election management bodies should be ensured at all levels, from the national commission to the polling station.
- The composition of the election commission can vary, but the principles of independence and impartiality should be upheld.