Electoral Management Design Database

Lao People's Dem. Republic

Lao People's Dem. Republic


Model of electoral management



Laos, Constitution (1991, as amended in 2015), accessed 23 February 2021

Article 108. The Election Committee consists of the National Election Committee and the Election Committees of local levels.

The National Election Committee is an organization established by the National Assembly Standing Committee and then submitted to the President of the State for making an official declaration by issuing a Presidential Decree. It has the role of leading and directing the election of members of the National Assembly, Local People's Assemblies and the Election Committees of the local levels. The Election Committees of the local level are provided by the law.

Electoral Management Bodies

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Name of EMB Number of EMB members Term of office EMB members selected by Chair appointed/elected by Party or expert based membership
National Election Committee 17 For election period only National Assembly Not specified Expert
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