Model of electoral management
Gambia, IEC, Constitution, accessed 5 December 2021
The Commission 42 (1) there shall be an Independent Electoral Commission for The Gambia which shall be part of the public service.
(2) The members of the Commission shall be a Chairman and four other members.
(3) The members of the Commission shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Judicial Service Commission and the Public Service Commission.
(4) Subject to the provisions of this section, the members of the Commission shall be appointed for a period of seven years and may be re-appointed for one further term:
Provided that three of the first members (who shall be chosen by lot) shall be appointed for lesser periods than seven years in order to provide continuity within the Commission.