Model of electoral management
The Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications is empowered to provide the prefecture, city, town and village with technical advice, recommendation, etc. as well as directions for legal and appropriate management of the elections of members of the House of Representatives on the single member constituency system, the House of Councilors on the local constituency system and local authorities.
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Electoral Commission [in Japanese], accessed 7 November 2021
“Organization: The number of members is 5, and the term of office is 3 years. Members are nominated by the Diet from among those who have the right to be elected by members of the House of Councilors other than members of the Diet, and are appointed by the Prime Minister. The chairperson is elected from among the committee members. This Central Election Commission is an affiliated organization of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.”