Since its inception in 1997, after the dissolution of the PIEC (formed in 1995), the Independent Electoral Commission has successfully conducted series of electoral activities.These include:
- A general registration of voters in 2001 and 2011. A supplementary Registration of voters and replacement of voting cards in 2004, 2006 and 2016. A deletion exercise in 2006.
- Presidential Elections in 2001, 2006 and 2011.
- National Assembly Election in 2002, 2007 and 2012
- Local Government Elections in 2002, 2008 and 2013
The Commission has also conducted series of By-Elections in different constituencies across the country. All elections have been certified as free, fair and transparent by all stakeholders including political parties, local and international observers.