Electoral Management Design Database

State of Palestine

State of Palestine


Model of electoral management



State of Palestine, Election law 2007 (as amended in 2021), accessed 8 March 2022

Article 9: Formation of the Elections Commission

1. The Commission shall be formed by a presidential decree in order to administer and supervise the elections. The Commission shall be responsible for the preparation and organization of elections and shall take all required actions to ensure integrity and freedom thereof.

Article 12: The Independence of the Commission

1. The Commission shall have the privilege of being a body with corporate personality and administrative and financial independence.

2. The Commission shall be allocated a budget as an independent financial center in the State’s Budget.

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
Elections Commission: لجنة الانتخابات 9 4 years President President Expert
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