Electoral Management Design Database




Model of electoral management



Ecuador, Constitution (2008, last amended in 2021), accessed 1 January 2024

ARTICLE 217. [...] The Electoral Branch shall be comprised of the National Electoral Council and the Electoral Dispute Settlement Court. Both bodies shall have their seat in Quito and shall have national jurisdiction, administrative, financial, and organizational autonomy, and their own legal status. They shall be governed by the principles of autonomy, independence, publicity, transparency, equity, interculturalism, gender equality, swiftness and rectitude.

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
National Elections Council (Consejo Nacional Electoral) 5 6 years Council of Civic Participation and Social Control EMB Expert
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