REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$6.00 WINDHOEK - 26 March 2021 No. 7490
No. 51 Invitation for applications for appointment as members of Electoral Commission: Electoral Act, 2014 1
ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF NAMIBIA
No. 51 2021
INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT AS MEMBERS OF
ELECTORAL COMMISSION: ELECTORAL ACT, 2014
In terms of subsection (3) of section 6 read with section 7 of the Electoral Act, 2014 (Act No. 5 of
2014), I invite interested persons to apply, in writing, for appointment as members of the Electoral
Commission to hold office, with effect from the date of their appointment, for a period not exceeding
It is required that at least two members of the Commission must be women.
Applications must be submitted in writing accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a
certified copy of the applicant’s identity document, relevant academic qualifications and any other
The Selection Committee established in terms of section 5 of the Electoral Act, 2014 will shortlist and
interview the applicants. Interviews held with the short-listed applicants are open to the public and
that Committee must in writing recommend to the President any eight or less than eight, but sufficient
number of suitable applicants, to be considered for appointment as members of the Commission.
The successful applicant are members of the Electoral Commission, entitled to sitting and
honorarium allowances, subject to certain conditions of service.