"Electoral constituencies should be drawn in a manner that preserves equality among voters. Thus, the law should require that constituencies be drawn in such a way that each constituency has approximately the same population size."
DocumentOSCE (ODIHR): Guidelines for Reviewing a Legal Framework for Elections, Second Edition, p. 16
- The electoral system should endeavor to ensure equal suffrage by according each voter and vote equal weight.
- The process of boundary delimitation should respect equal suffrage.
- Delimitation of boundaries requires remedies that sufficiently equalize the ratio between population and representation and/or ensure that constituencies as drawn do not discriminate.