Central Election Commission (Albania)

Central Election Commission, Albania
Komisioni Qendror i Zgjedhjeve

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Agency overview
Formed June 10, 2000 (2000-06-10)
Headquarters Tirana, Albania
Employees +50[1]
Website www.cec.org.al

The Central Election Commission of Albania (Albanian: Komisioni Qendror i Zgjedhjeve, commonly abbreviated in Albanian as KQZ) is a permanent, non-independent partisan statutory agency responsible for conducting parliamentary and local elections in the Republic of Albania. Its chairman as of 2011 was Arben Ristani, while his predecessor was Çlirim Gjata. Today, the chairwoman is Lefterije Lleshi (Luzi).

The Central Election Commission of Albania overlooks the local KZAZ.[2]


The Commission is made up of 7 party affiliated members representing the distribution of seats in the Albanian Assembly. As of November 2013, there are 3 vacancies, and the members are:[3]

Members Post Party
Lefterije Lleshi Chairwoman Independent
Hysen Osmanaj Vice-chairman Democratic party
Vera Shtjefni Member Democratic party
Klement Zguri Member Democratic party


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