Central Election Commission of Abkhazia
The first Chairman of the Central Election Commission was Viacheslav Tsugba, who held the post until he became Prime Minister in 1999.
On 11 October 2004, Sergei Smyr resigned during the height of the crisis following the Presidential election earlier that month. On 14 December, the newly formed Central Election Commission elected former Justice Minister Batal Tabagua as its Chairman.
|1||Viacheslav Tsugba||20 July 1991||26 November 1994||none|
|26 November 1994||1999||Vladislav Ardzinba|
|2||Sergei Smyr||1999||11 October 2004|
|3||Batal Tabagua||14 December 2004||12 February 2005|
|12 February 2005||29 May 2011||Sergei Bagapsh|
|29 May 2011||Present||Alexander Ankvab|
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