Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



Constitution 1987 (rev. 2014), accessed 11 November 2021

Article 168. The organization, management and oversight of elections, plebiscites and referendums belongs exclusively to the electoral branch.

Article 169. The electoral branch is composed of the Supreme Electoral Council and other, subordinate electoral organisms.

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
Supreme Electoral Council (Consejo Supremo Electoral) 7 5 years Parliament, as proposed by the President and by the Deputies of the National Assembly EMB Expert
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