This project State electoral commission and development of democracy in Nigeria, a study in Imo state electoral commission. The problem under investigation is that all the benefits and attributes of what the election process should mean cannot be associated with Nigeria as a democratic society. The study was intended to examine the state electoral commission to know if the citizen’s right of Franchise is well exercise and if the electoral commission is conducting a free and affair election as to be the result in a democratic society. Questionnaires were distributed to help collect data, the data collected were statistically organized and analyzed by using percentage and the researcher discovered that the state electoral commission in some of the elections conducted never meets that result of free and fair election as the fruit of democracy. During the course of the research, the researcher found that many are time government influence that activities of the commission and adequate provision are not made for the commission to activities.