"Standing in such appeals must be granted as widely as possible. It must be open to every elector in the constituency and to every candidate standing for election there to lodge an appeal. A reasonable quorum may, however, be imposed for appeals by voters on the results of elections. "
DocumentCoE (Venice Commission): Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters, II.3.3.99 (exp. report)
- Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by a competent national tribunal for acts that violate his or her rights or freedoms.
- The rules should provide clear grounds upon which complaints and appeals are allowable.
- Electors and candidates may both be given standing in appeals of election results.