DUTIES OF THE EBC
Facilitate civic and voter education
It is the Commission’s duty to ensure that in every election, all Swazi citizens understand their rights and our political and electoral system.
Civic education entails the democratic system of government, good governance, effective leadership and development.
It provides awareness on the environment in which the elections take place, the value of democracy, the value of fundamental human rights in a democracy, and the relationship of elections, democracy and development.
Voter education is meant to promote awareness and understanding of voter rights, electoral systems and processes. It deals with pertinent electoral concerns such as the legal basis underpinning the electoral process including the Constitution and relevant acts and the provisions for citizens’ involvement in the electoral processes.
It further puts forward desirable values and qualities of elected leaders.