Election Law

Election Law for the National People’s Congress and Local People’s Congresses at All Levels of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国全国人民代表大会和地方各级人民代表大会选举法

[CURRENT TEXT: Chinese only]

(adopted July 1, 1979, effective Jan. 1, 1980; amended and effective Dec. 10, 1982; amended and effective Dec. 2, 1986; amended and effective Feb. 28, 1995; amended and effective Oct. 27, 2004; amended and effective Mar. 14, 2010; amended and effective Aug. 29, 2015)

  • Status: Modification planned
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter: NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission; Submitter: Council of Chairmen
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: N/A
    • Annual: 2020
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: planned for 2020
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (pending)
    • Report on Status of Revision (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)
  • Press Conference: TBD

NPC Observer Coverage

  • N/A