Imo State Independent Electoral Commission Owerrri was established by Law NO.14 of 2000 pursuant to section 197 and part II of the Third Schedule of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria The enabling law empowers the Commission primarily to organize, conduct and supervise all elections and matters pertaining to elections into elective positions provided for in the Local Government Law or any other Laws eneacted by the Imo State House of Assembly, monitor political campaigns and provide rules and regulations which govern the election,ensure that all Electoral Commissioners, Electoral and Returning Officers subscribe to the oath of offcice as prescribed by law and also render such as may be neccessary to the Independent National Election Commission on the compilation of the voters register in so far as that register is applicable to Local Government Elections in the State.
Imo State Independent Electoral Commission is structured into six departments,namely;
Hon. Ethelbert Ibebuchi - Feb 2018 till Date
Rt.Hon. Barr. Amaechi Nwoha-ISIEC Chairman 2013 - Feb 2018
Barr. Teddy O. Akwari-ISIEC Chairman 2012-2013
Barr. Emma Nwonye-ISIEC Chairman-2010-2012
Barr. Marcel Ogwuegbu-ISIEC Chairman 2004-2009
Barr. Marcel Ogwuegbu-ISIEC Chairman 2000-2004(Pioneer Chairman)