On this web page you can find information related to elections and referenda, supervision of political activities funding and supervision electoral campaign funding, as well as electoral legislation. Information on past elections can be found under Archive.
The Croatian State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia (Commission) was established in 2007 as a permanent and independent state authority. Prior to 2007 it was an ad hoc
Pursuant to the Amendments to the Act on the State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia of 2007, the Commission composition, as foreseen by the Act on the State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia of 2006, was altered. Since 2007 the Commission has a President, four Vice-Presidents and four Members.
! Commission composition
Although the Commission has been established as a permanent and independent state authority already in 2007, the Commission did not have a seat. In late 2010 the Commission was seated in the centre of Zagreb in Visoka ulica 15.
! Location and contact
Commission Competences are regulated by the Act on the State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia as well as by acts regulating particular elections: Act on Election of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Act on Election of Representatives to the Croatian Parliament and Local Elections Act. Pursuant to the Political Activities and Election Campaign Financing Act which came into force in 2011, the Commission broadened its competences to supervision of political activities funding as well as to supervision of electoral campaign funding.
Present competences of the Commission can be divided into two areas- elections and funding supervision.
! Commission Competences
The Commission has an Expert Service that pursuant to The Ordinance on internal organization of the Expert Service of the State Electoral Commission has the following internal organisation: Commission Secretariat, Department for Preparation and Conduct of Elections and Referenda and Department for Political Activities and Election Campaign Supervision.
! Commission Expert Service
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