The Electoral Commission is constituted as an independent, non-partisan authority that has responsibility for the registration of voters and the conduct of free and fair elections in accordance with written laws governing elections in Fiji.The Electoral Commission is responsible for receipt and returning of the Writ, voter registration and maintenance of the Register of Voters, voter education, candidate registration, settlement of electoral disputes, including disputes relating to or arising from nominations, but excluding election petitions and disputes subsequent to the declaration of election results and monitoring compliance with any written law governing elections and political parties.
The Electoral Commission consists of a Chairperson and six  members, all of whom have been appointed for a term of three  years by the President on the advice of the Constitutional Offices Commission.
Mr Mukesh Nand is the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. The other six  members are: Ms Margot Marie Jenkins, Ms Selina Lee Wah, Mr Jawahar Lal, Ms Kavita Raniga, Mr Simione Naiduki and Ms Ateca Ledua.
The Supervisor of Elections is the secretary to the Electoral Commission.