Zhōngyāng Xuǎnjǔ Wěiyuánhuì (Mandarin)
Tiong-iong Soán-kí Ui-oân-hoē (Taiwanese)
Tûng-ông Sién-kí Vî-yèn-fi (Hakka)
|Formed||16 July 1980|
|Jurisdiction||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Parent agency||Executive Yuan|
The Central Election Commission (CEC; Chinese: 中央選舉委員會; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Xuǎnjǔ Wěiyuánhuì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiong-iong Soán-kí Úi-oân-hōe) is the statutory independent agency responsible for managing local and national elections in the Republic of China (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. There are also local election commissions in all counties, cities, and municipalities. It is headed by the Chairman of commissioners or Chief of Commissioners.
The functions of the CEC includes: