best practices when creating a niche to ensure optimal efficiency for a niche's success. Not abiding by those best practices won't be grounds for a rejection, however.
Not abiding by standards should be grounds for rejection for this reason... people with poorly written and/or unclear Niche descriptions MAY argue later that another Niche is violating their airspace.
Hey, no fair. That's what I MEANT to say...
It's a problem.
Especially when the voting public is full of un-educated, or non-credentialed, voters (no offense intended).