Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



Zambia, Constitution of 1991 with Amendments through 2016, accessed 30 May 2021

Electoral Commission of Zambia
229. (1) There is established the Electoral Commission of Zambia which shall have offices in Provinces and progressively in districts.

(2) The Electoral Commission shall—
(a) implement the electoral process;
(b) conduct elections and referenda;
(c) register voters;
(d) settle minor electoral disputes, as prescribed;
(e) regulate the conduct of voters and candidates;
(f) accredit observers and election agents, as prescribed;
(g) delimit electoral boundaries; and
(h) perform such other functions as prescribed

Zambia, Electoral Commission Act No.25 of 2016, accessed 30 May 2021

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
Electoral Commission 5 7 years President with approval of Legislature President with approval of Legislature Expert
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