Central Election Commission
Zhōngyāng Xuǎnjǔ Wěiyuánhuì (Mandarin)
Tiong-iong Soán-kí Ui-oân-hoē (Taiwanese)
Tûng-ông Sién-kí Vî-yèn-fi (Hakka)
Agency overview
Formed16 July 1980
JurisdictionRepublic of China (Taiwan)
HeadquartersZhongzheng, Taipei
Agency executives
Parent agencyExecutive 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: [2]


Lee Chin-yung, the incumbent Chairperson of Central Election Commission
Lee Chin-yung, the incumbent Chairperson of Central Election Commission

See also


  1. ^ Chen, Chun-hua; Liu, Kuan-lin (17 November 2017). "Legislature approves Central Election Commission nominees". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ [1] Archived May 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine