Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



See also the website of the Central Electoral Office


ODIHR, Republic of Cyprus, Parliamentary Elections, 30 May 2021, Needs Assessment Mission Report, accessed 29 May 2021

“The election administration is predominantly composed of civil servants. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), appointed in September 2020, acts as the General Returning Officer (GRO) mandated to administer the elections. The GRO is supported by the MoI`s permanent Central Electoral Office, which has four employees, two men and two women.”

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 - The Central Electoral Office (Υπουργείο Εσωτερικών - Κεντρική Υπηρεσία Εκλογών) Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
High Electoral Council (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu) 5 5 years Supreme Court Supreme Court Expert
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