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What are the functions of EC?

The function of EC are:

1. Organising, conducting and supervising various elections and referenda; 

2. Compiling, maintaining, revising and updating:

a) The National Voters’ Register on a continuous basis

b) The various registers for Special Interest Groups 

3. Producing and issuing voters’ cards;

4. Compiling and updating the various Voters’ Registers for Special Interest Groups and Administrative units;

5. Developing effective civic education programmes related to elections; 

6. Reviewing all electoral laws in order to come up with appropriate recommendations on amendments; 

7. Recruiting qualified personnel and training them in the management of elections; 

8. Hearing and determining election complaints arising before and during polling; and

9. Demarcating of constituencies and electoral areas.

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