1. It increases the level of political education and participation.
2. It prevents the emergence of a dictatorship.
3. It is democratic in nature.
4. It offers the electorate the opportunity to make the best choice of candidate and party.
5. It also creates room for adequate representation of all shades of political opinions.
6. It ensures and enhances the principle of rule of law.
7. It makes provision for human rights to be entrenched in the constitution.