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Electoral Management Bodies
Elections in Taiwan are conducted by the Central Election Commission(CEC), with 22 municipality, county and city election commissions under its jurisdiction. All elections are conducted on the basis of "The Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and Recall Law" and "The Public Officers Election and Recall Law," and under the principles of universality, fairness, directness and secrecy.
a.The commissioners of election commission at all levels serve four-year terms. They are not subject to party control, and given reigns to exercise their powers independently. The number of commissioners belonging to a given political party must not exceed one-third of the total.
b.The chairperson, vice chairperson and nine commissioners of the CEC are nominated by the Premier and approved by the Legislative Yuan.
c.The commissioners, including a chairperson of every municipality, county and city election commission are nominated by the CEC and appointed by the Premier.