International electoral standards and their significance for the development of Russian electoral legislation

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Purpose: Show the importance of international electoral standards for the development of Russian electoral legislation. Methodology: Formal legal method, historical legal method, forecasting. Results: The approach of states to the observance of international electoral standards in national electoral law is considered. In Russian Federation, international standards in the field of human and civil rights and freedoms serve as a legal guideline for the development of national legislation if they are not contrary to national interests. Novelty/originality/value: The author tries to predict further observance of guarantees of the electoral rights of citizens in the national electoral legislation and inclines to the proposal of scientists to change the approach to making decisions by the European Court to bring the provisions of national legislation into line with international standards.


Elections, state, citizen, law, electoral law, suffrage, international standard, international contract

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