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The Junta Electoral Central (JEC) is the electoral commission for elections in Spain, monitoring and registering provincial elections, district elections, those of self-governing districts and general elections. It supervises the vote at polling stations. Its mission is to "ensure the transparency of the electoral process and monitor the performance of the Electoral Census Office." It is based in Madrid, and was created by Spanish law on 24 March 1977, when the Royal Decree-Law 20/1977, of March 18, on Electoral Regulations came into force.

Composition

It comprises eight judges from the Supreme Court of Spain, five active professors of law and sociology, a secretary, and the Director of the Oficina del Censo Electoral, who has a casting vote but is otherwise a sleeping partner.

Presidents

* July 1977: Valentín Silva Melero * September 1977 - October 1980: Ángel Escudero del Corral * November 1980 - 1985: Federico Carlos Sainz de Robles y Rodríguez * 1985 - 1987: Paulino Martín Martín * 1987 - 1991: Francisco Tuero Bertrand * 1991 - March 1993: José Hermenegildo Moyna Ménguez * March 1993 - 1994: Ángel Rodríguez García * 1994 - 1997: Francisco Soto Nieto * 1997 - April 1999: José Luis Albacar López * April 1999 - 2000: Juan Antonio Xiol Ríos * 2000 - 2004: Enrique Cáncer Lalanne * 2004 - 2008: José María Ruiz-Jarabo Ferrán * 2008 - 2012: Antonio Martín Valverde * 2012 - 2017: Carlos Granados Pérez''BOE'' Núm. 142.
''BOE''. Consultado el 3 de julio de 2014. * 2017 - 2019: Segundo Menéndez Pérez * 2017: Antonio Jesús Fonseca-Herrero Raimundo

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External links

* Category:Elections in Spain Category:Election commissions Category:1985 establishments in Spain {{Spain-poli-stub