Topics Electoral commission

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


An independent commission responsible for facilitating and regulating elections. May be responsible for monitoring political parties and the financing of elections.


Elections; Regulation and Oversight

Survey Questions

  • What are the details of the procedure for selecting members for the electoral commission?
  • What powers are explicitly granted to the electoral commission?