Elections in Africa

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This page lists the most recent (direct) national elections in African countries.

Algeria[edit]

Angola[edit]

  • Presidential: 29–30 September 1992
  • National Assembly: 29–30 September 1992

Benin[edit]

Botswana[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Cape Verde[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Chad[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

  • Presidential: 22 October 2000
  • National Assembly: 10 December 2000

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Djibouti[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Eritrea[edit]

Eritrea, since independence, has repeatedly postponed elections.

Ethiopia[edit]

Gabon[edit]

The Gambia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Guinea[edit]

  • Presidential: 21 December 2003
  • National Assembly: 30 June 2002

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Libya[edit]

Libya does not hold elections, it is a dictatorship

Madagascar[edit]

Malawi[edit]

Mali[edit]

Mauritania[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

  • National Assembly: 3 July 2005

Morocco[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

  • Presidential: 1–2 December 2004
  • Assembly of the Republic: 1–2 December 2004

Namibia[edit]

  • Presidential: 15–16 November 2004
  • National Assembly: 15–16 November 2004

Niger[edit]

  • Presidential: 16 November and 4 December 2004
  • National Assembly: 4 December 2004

Nigeria[edit]

Republic of Congo[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

  • Presidential: 4 August 2017
  • Chamber of Deputies: 29–30 December 2003

São Tomé and Príncipe[edit]

Senegal[edit]

Seychelles[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Sudan[edit]

  • Presidential: 13–22 December 2005
  • National Assembly: 13–22 December 2005

Swaziland[edit]

  • House of Assembly: 18 October 2003

Tanzania[edit]

Togo[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

  • Presidential: 24 October 2004
  • Chamber of Deputies: 24 October 2004

Uganda[edit]

Western Sahara[edit]

Zambia[edit]

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Zimbabwe[edit]

[3]

Summary[edit]

Summary of East Africa Elections
Country Presidential Elections (1999–2019) Recent Election Year Next Election Presidential Votes Cast in Last Election Registered Voters
South Sudan 2 2010 2021 2,813,830 4,800,000
Uganda 4 2016 2021 10,329,131 15,277,198
Kenya 4 2017 2022 15,593,050 19,611,423
Tanzania 3 2015 2020 15,596,110 23,161,440
Rwanda 3 2017 2024 6,769,514 6,897,076
Burundi 3 2015 2020 2,826,072 3,848,119
Political Events in African Countries by Region, 1999–2017
Region President/Prime Minsister Parliamentary Elections Peace Treaties Total Countries
Southern Africa 48 33 6 12
Central Africa 24 25 6 8
East Africa 42 35 5 13
West Africa 55 59 0 15
North Africa 18 18 2 6
Total 187 170 19 54

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2017 Somali presidential election
  2. ^ https://elections.org.zm/about-the-electoral-commission-of-zambia/
  3. ^ https://www.zimeye.net/2018/05/29/zanu-pf-agrees-on-election-date-is-it-july-28/
  4. ^ "IEBC: Breakdown of Final 19.6 million registered voters in Kenya, 2017". Kenyayote. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission". www.iebc.or.ke. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Observing Sudan's 2010 National Elections" (PDF). The Carter Center. April 2010.
  7. ^ "2021 Uganda's general elections to cost Shs700 billion". dispatch.ug. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Elections in South Sudan". africanelections.tripod.com. Retrieved 8 November 2019.

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