Election FAQs

From Afghanistan to Zambia, the International Foundations for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides informative Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on elections. IFES’ FAQs cover a range of important questions – detailing everything from Election Day procedures to electoral legal frameworks to provisions to provide access for persons with disabilities – offering comprehensive primers of important electoral processes.

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27 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On November 1, 2015, Turkish voters will return to the polls to vote in their second election this year for the Grand National Assembly (TBMM). 
23 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 25, 2015, Haitian citizens will return to the polls for the second time this year to elect the President and members of the Senate, Chamber of Deputies, and municipal governments. 
21 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
The United Republic of Tanzania will hold general elections on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Voters will select a new President, and cast ballots for 239 members of the Bunge (the unicameral National...
21 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 25, Ukrainians will head to the polls to elect local Councils and Mayors. The previous local elections, held in 2010 under former President Viktor Yanukovych, were widely criticized for...
20 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 25, Ivoirians will head to the polls to elect their next President. This will be the first presidential election in Côte d’Ivoire since post-election violence rocked the country in 2010...
14 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 17, 2015, Egyptian citizens will head to the polls to elect members of the House of Representatives. The elections represent the final milestone of a transitional roadmap following the...
6 Oct 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 11, citizens of Guinea will head to the polls to vote in their country’s second democratic presidential election.
25 Sep 2015 | Election FAQs
On October 4, citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic will elect representatives of political parties to become members of the unicameral 120-seat Parliament. 
2 Sep 2015 | Election FAQs
Amid a tense political scene, Guatemalans will got to the polls on September 6 for general elections, voting for President and Vice President, Representatives to the Guatemalan Congress and the...
10 Aug 2015 | Election FAQs
On August 17, Sri Lankan citizens will elect 225 Members of Parliament to serve five-year terms. The parliamentary vote follows President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve the previous...
6 Aug 2015 | Election FAQs
On August 9, Haitians citizens will elect two-thirds of the 30-member Senate and all 119 members of the Chamber of Deputies, which together compose the country’s bicameral Parliament.
20 Jul 2015 | Election FAQs
The Republic of Burundi currently has presidential elections scheduled for July 21, 2015 and senatorial elections scheduled for July 24, 2015. On June 29, 2015, Burundians voted in communal elections...