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National Electoral Commission (Tanzania)

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National Electoral Commission (Tanzania)

National Electoral Commission
Tume ya Taifa ya Uchaguzi  (Swahili)
Commission overview
Formed 14 January 1993 (1993-01-14)
Type Autonomous government institution
Headquarters Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Commission executive
  • Damian Lubuva, Chairman
Key document
  • Constitution of Tanzania, Article 74(1)
Website .tz.go.necwww

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) is the national election commission of Tanzania.[1]


Article 74(6) of the constitution states its responsibilities:

  • Register voters for the union presidential and parliamentary elections.
  • Supervise the conduct of the presidential and parliamentary elections
  • Review and demarcate the electoral boundaries
  • Perform any other function as per the law such as organize referendums.

See also


  1. ^ "Constitution of Tanzania" (PDF). Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
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