Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 - Right to free elections

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Myslihaka and Others v. Albania, nos. 68958/17 and 5 others


Statutory voting ban preventing serving prisoners convicted of serious criminal offences from voting in parliamentary elections.

Field and Others v. the United Kingdom (dec.), nos. 34442/18 and 4 others


Inability of women to take part in by-elections of hereditary peers to the House of Lords. Applicability.

Kalda v. Estonia (no. 2), no. 14581/20


Assessment by domestic courts of the proportionality of statutory blanket voting ban as applied specifically to applicant. 
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