Article 2 states:
Elections shall be conducted on the basis of free, secret, universal, and direct ballots.
Article 3 states:
All voters shall have equal right of participation in the elections.
Article 13, section 1 states:
Every Afghan who meets the following conditions can vote in presidential, parliamentary, and provincial and district assembly elections:
(1) Has completed eighteen years of age at the time of the election;
(2) Has Afghan citizenship at the time of registration;
(3) Is not deprived of any political and civil rights by an authoritative court;
(4) Is registered in the voters registration list.