Electoral Commission and Electoral Officials

Government S.S.S 2 First Term


Electoral Commission and Electoral Officials

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

   1. Define Electoral Commission

   2. Enumerate the rules of the various electoral officers

  3.  List the functions of the electoral commission

Electoral Commission

This is a body responsible for organising and conducting an election in a political system. It can also be seen as an independent and impartial body responsible for conducting and organizing all election in a given country.

Features Electoral Commission

1. Organising and conducting election

2. Free and Fair election

3. Announcement of election results

4. It is an independent body

5. Controlled and headed by a chairman

6. A neutral body

7. It is guided by the constitution

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