Elections in Africa

These are the dates of the next elections in Africa as gathered from different websites and the African Union

2010 ELECTIONS

PAST ELECTIONS

  • Togo / 4 March (postponed from 28 Feb 2010) / Presidential
  • Sudan / 11-19 April (postponed from Jul 2009) / Presidential – Parliamentary
  • Ethiopia / 23 May / Parliamentary
  • Central-African Republic / May Run off / Presidential
  • Guinea / 1st round 27 Jun, 2nd round 18 Jul 2010 / Presidential
  • Burundi / 28 June / Presidential
  • Burundi / 23 July / Parliamentary
  • Burundi / 28 Jul / Senate (indirect)
  • Rwanda / 9 August / Presidential
  • Madagascar / 12 August / Referendum for new Constitution
  • Mauritius / July (according to African Union / Parliamentary
  • Mauritius / 5 May / National Assembly (according to eisa.org.za)
  • Tanzania / 31 July / Zanzibar constitutional amendment referendum
  • Egypt / 1-8 Jun 2010 / Shura Council (half of members)
  • Sao Tome and Principe / 21 February / National Assembly (according to eisa.org.za – no date from African Union)
  • Guinea / 27 June (1st round) – 18 July (2nd round) / presidential
  • Guinea-Bissau / moved forward to 28 Jun 2009 from Jun 2010, due to assassination of president / President (1st round)
  • Kenya / 4 August / Constitutional referendum
  • Rwanda / 9 Aug 2010 / President (1st round)
  • Somaliland (autonomous region) / 26 Jun 2010 (postponed repeately from 31 Aug 2008) / President
  • Tunisia / 9 May 2010 / Local Government

INCOMING ELECTIONS

  • Madagascar / 30 September / National Assembly
  • Madagascar / 20 October (according to African Union) 26 November (according to eisa.org.za) / Presidential
  • Chad / 28 or 29 November (postponed from 2009 and 2006) / National Assembly
  • Chad / 12 December / Local
  • Mauritius / October / Local Government
  • Tanzania / October / Presidential/ Parliamentary
  • Burkina Faso / 21 November (1st round) / Presidential
  • Egypt / November / Parliamentary (People’s Assembly)
  • Angola / … / Presidential
  • Côte d’Ivoire / Mid 2010 (postponed from 29 Nov 2009) / Presidential
  • Côte d’Ivoire / 2010? /Parliamentary
  • Burkina Faso / 21 November / Presidential (1st round)
  • Comoros / November / presidential (according to eisa.org.za)
  • Equatorial Guinea / December / presidential
  • Ghana / August / local government
  • Guinea / late 2010 ? / National Assembly & Local
  • Lesotho / postponed, no date set from Apr 2010 / Local Government
  • Malawi / 23 November 2010 (postponed since 2000) / Local
  • Namibia / November / Regional Councils
  • Namibia / 2010 / National Council (indirect)
  • Namibia / before 1 December 2010 / Local
  • Niger / 24 Oct 2010 / Referendum
  • Niger / 26 Dec 2010 / President (1st round)
  • Somaliland / Sep 2010 / House of Representatives
  • Somaliland / late 2010? / Local Government
  • Central-African Republic / postponed to 24 Oct 2010 from 16 May and 25 Apr 2010 / Presidential – Parliamentary

2011 Elections

  • Cap Verde / January / Parliamentary
  • Cap Verde / February / Presidential
  • Benin / March / Presidential/Parliamentary
  • Comoros / April / Union President
  • Comoros / December – January 2011 / local (according to eisa.org.za)
  • Djibouti / April / Presidential
  • Nigeria / April / Presidential/Parliamentary
  • Chad / May / Presidential
  • DRC / July / Parliamentary
  • Sao Tome and Principe / July / Presidential
  • Cameroon / October / Presidential
  • DRC / October / Presidential
  • Liberia / October / Presidential/Parliamentary
  • Gabon / December / Parliamentary
  • Gambia / … / Presidential
  • Rwanda / … / Parliamentary
  • Sudan / … / Referendum
  • Uganda / … / Presidential/Parliamentary
Updated  on March, 11, 2010 by the African Union Electoral Assistance Unit
These informations were gathered by Africanews from the African Union website and from www.eisa.org.za

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