VIII. ELECTION CAMPAIGN
Authorities should implement mechanisms to ensure a clear separation between the State and party to prevent candidates from using the advantage of their office for electoral purposes. In addition, an effective sanctioning mechanism against the misuse of administrative resources should be established.
(OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission Final Report, Republic of Uzbekistan, Early Presidential Election, 4 December 2016, available at http://www.osce.org/office-for-democratic-institutions-and-human-rights/elections/uzbekistan/306451?download=true accessed January 2018).