National electoral calendar 2015

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National electoral calendar 2015
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Countries with national elections or referendums:

– Presidential (or head of state)
– Presidential and parliamentary/legislative
– Parliamentary/legislative
– Referendum and parliamentary/legislative
– Referendum
– Referendum and presidential
– Referendum, presidential and parliamentary/legislative
– None

This national electoral calendar for the year 2015 lists the national/federal direct elections held in 2015 in all sovereign states and their dependent territories. By-elections are excluded, though national referendums are included.

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