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EM001
Please provide the following contact information for the national electoral management body:
Name of Institution: National Electoral Commission (Comissão Nacional Eleitoral)
Source
No Source
Verified
2013/05/23
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EM002

Responsibility of national EMB


Question:Does the national electoral body have the responsibility for elections at:
Answer(s): a. National level
b. Regional level
c. Local level
d. Other kinds of elections (church, union, etc.) Please specify.
Comments: The National Electoral Commission is also responsible for conducting referenda
Source: Constitution of 3 February 2010, art. 107: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7B9555c635-8d7c-4ea1-b7f9-0cd33d08ea40%7D.pdf (2013); Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 144 (1-a): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 6 (1-a): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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EMB budget determined by


Question:The budget of the national electoral management body is determined by:
Answer(s): a. The President
g. Other
Comments: The National Electoral Commission develops its own budget and submits it to the Executive for approval.
Source: Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 140 (3): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 4 (3), 6 (1-b), 13 (b), 22 (1-b): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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EMB expenditures controlled by


Question:The expenditures of the national electoral management body are controlled by:
Answer(s): g. Other
Comments: The internal audit office of the National Electoral Commission.
Source: Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 27: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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Term of EMB members


Question:The term of the members of the national electoral management body is:
Answer: b. For a specified number of years
Comments: Τηε mandate of the Members of the National Electoral Commission is five years renewable once.
Source: Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 8: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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EM011
What are the approximate proportions (%) of total election expenditure for the last national elections devoted to the following?
Voter registration and preparation of voter lists 	
Election Management Body administration 	
Staff/Equipment/Supplies 	
Security 	
Official funding of parties and candidates 	
Voter education 	
Materials/systems for and operation of voting stations and ballot counts 	
Challenges, dispute resolution and legal costs 	
Polling operations 	
Vote tabulation 	
Other 	
Source
No Source
Verified
2009/08/17
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EM012

Electoral Management model


Question:What is the Electoral Management model?
Answer: b. Independent
Comments: The National Electoral Commission is an independent body that organizes, implements, coordinates and conducts elections. The National Election Commission enjoys organic, administrative, functional and financial independence.
Source: Constitution of 3 February 2010, art. 107: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7B9555c635-8d7c-4ea1-b7f9-0cd33d08ea40%7D.pdf (2013); Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 139, 140: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 3, 4: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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Number of EMB members


Question:The EMB is composed of:
Answer: b. 11 - 20 members (specify)
Comments: The National Election Commission shall consist of seventeen members.
Source: Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 143: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 7: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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Membership based on


Question:The EMB members/commissioners are selected on the basis of their:
Answer: b. Expertise
Comments: The members of the National Electoral Commission are appointed on the basis of the criteria of civic responsibility and moral integrity, technical competence and can not belong to senior management at any level, any political party or coalition. The president of the Commission is a judge chosen on the basis of merit.
Source: Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 143 (1-a, 2): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 7 (1-a, 2): http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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EM015


Question:The EMB members/commissioners are selected by:
Answer(s): e. Legislature
f. Judiciary
Comments: The president of the National Electoral Commission is chosen by the Superior Council of the Judiciary. The remaining 16 members are appointed by the National Assembly by an absolute majority of votes, on proposal of political parties and coalitions with represented in the National Assembly, according to the principles of respect for majority and minority members of parliament.
Source: Electoral Law n.º 36/11 of 21 December 2011 regulating General Elections, art. 143: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc46fa0b3-c947-4440-ae92-5f1a3a275d8a%7D.pdf (2013); Law n.º 12/12 of 13 April 2012 regulating the organisation and functioning of the National Electoral Commission, art. 7: http://www.tribunalconstitucional.ao/uploads/%7Bc749c249-1c14-43bb-a49d-db985d718de6%7D.pdf (2013)
Verified: 2013/04/10
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