Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



Two main bodies in charge of administering elections are State Commission for Elections and Control of Financing of Political Parties and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Statistical Office is also named as the electoral body by the Electoral Law; however its functions are limited only to tabulating elections results. 



Slovakia, Law no. 180/2014: Act on the conditions for the exercise of the right to vote and on the amendment and supplementation of certain laws (as amended by No. 170/2023 Coll.) [in Slovak], accessed 14 October 2023

§ 12. General provisions

(1) Elections are managed by the State Commission for Elections and Control of the Financing of Political Parties.

(2) District election commissions and district election commissions are established for elections; the establishment of other election commissions is established by law in special sections.

(3) Electoral bodies for the purposes of this Act are also

a) Ministry of the Interior,

b) Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic (hereinafter referred to as "statistical office"),

c) district office,

d) self-governing region,

e) municipality.

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
Ministry of Interior Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
State Commission for Elections and the Control of Funding for Political Parties 14 4 years Political Parties, President of the Constitutional Court, President of the Supreme Court, the Public Prosecutor and the President of the Supreme Audit Office Legislature Combined
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