Regional Conference on Political Stability Opens

Representatives of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), the Political Parties Commission, civil society and political parties have joined regional leaders at a conference in Fiji to discuss political and parliamentary stability.

 

The conference, titled “Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 in Melanesia: Creating Political and Parliamentary Stability to Catalyse Development”, brings together leaders and decision makers from Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Fiji as well as a number of prominent regional academics.

SIEC Officers Visit Nepalese Electoral Commission

 

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) has completed a fact-finding mission to Nepal as part of its continuing efforts to improve election management in Solomon Islands.

 

Elections

Electoral Process in Solomon Islands

The electoral process refers to a series of steps involved in the preparation and conduct of an election.

Biometric Registration

A new system of voter registration

The process will result in a new voters list to replacing the existing list for the coming National Parliamentary Election.

Voting

Voting Procedures

Elections should be a peace building mechanism because they are a means to determine that will of the people.

 

SIEC is an independent electoral management body established by the national Constitution of Solomon Islands [Section 57 (1)]. This body conducts elections and by-elections in the Solomon Islands. Its composition is prescribed under Section 57 (1) of the national Constitution. It consists of the speaker, who shall be the Chairman of the Commission and two other members appointed by the Governor General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.