Central Election Commission (Taiwan)

Central Election Commission
Zhōngyāng Xuǎnjǔ Wěiyuánhuì

Agency overview
Formed 16 July 1980
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Zhongzheng, Taipei
Agency executive
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Website www.cec.gov.tw

The Central Election Commission (CEC; Chinese: 中央選舉委員會; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Xuǎnjǔ Wěiyuánhuì) is the permanent statutory agency responsible for managing local and national elections in Taiwan. It is an important agency which carries out elections and enhances the democracy in the country. It is also charged with improving the election legal system, improve the quality of service, reinforce impartiality and independence. It has offices in all counties, cities, provinces and municipalities. It is headed by the Chairman of commissioners or Chief of Commissioners.


The functions of the CEC includes: [1]


Liu I-chou, the incumbent Chairperson of CEC.

See also


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