Commission’s Functions

Commission’s Functions

The Commission performs the following as its main functions:

  • To prepare electoral rolls before each general election and to register all eligible voters
  • To delimit the constituencies
  • To recognize various political parties and to allot election symbols to these parties
  • To prepare a code of conduct for the political parties
  • To tender advice to the President regarding disqualification of members of Parliament
  • To conduct elections to Parliament, state legislatures and the offices of President and Vice-President
  • To appoint election-officers to consider disputes regarding election arrangements
  • To prepare roaster for central broadcasts and telecasts by various political parties
  • To always keep voters’ lists up-to-date
  • To issue Identity Cards to the voters