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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19 Nov 2013 | Election FAQs
All eyes will be on western Africa for the first rounds of key legislative elections in Mauritania on November 23 and in Mali on November 24. IFES' FAQs shed light on these polls.
15 Nov 2013 | Election FAQs
Hondurans will cast ballots in general elections on November 24, 2013, electing a new President, presidential designees, deputies to the National Congress, mayors and vice mayors, among other...
14 Nov 2013 | Election FAQs
On November 19, Nepalis will elect members to form a Constituent Assembly (CA), which will be charged with drafting a new constitution for the South Asian country. IFES' frequently asked questions (...
1 Nov 2013 | Election FAQs
Voters of Tajikistan will cast ballots to elect the next President on November 6. IFES’ frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Elections in Tajikistan: November 6 Presidential Elections sheds...
1 Nov 2013 | Election FAQs
On Sunday, November 3, Kosovars head to the polls to elect municipal mayors and assembly deputies in all 38 districts of Kosovo. IFES' frequently asked questions (FAQs) Elections in Kosovo: November...
21 Oct 2013 | Election FAQs
Georgians head to the polls on October 27 - the sixth presidential election since the country's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. This election is another significant step toward the...
20 Sep 2013 | Election FAQs
The Iraqi Kurdistan Region Parliament elections on September 21, 2013, will see residents of this region elect representatives to replace the members of parliament elected in 2009. The Iraqi...
17 Sep 2013 | Election FAQs
On September 24, Guineans head to the polls to elect a new National Assembly. IFES' frequently asked questions (FAQs) Elections in Guinea: September 24 Legislative Elections shed light on the polls.
3 Sep 2013 | Election FAQs
Maldivians will head to the polls in the second democratic presidential election in the nation's history on September 7, 2013.
25 Jul 2013 | Election FAQs
The July 31 election in Zimbabwe will be the first nationwide poll under the country's new constitution, bringing a formal end to the Global Political Agreement established after the disputed 2008...
24 Jul 2013 | Election FAQs
On Sunday, Malian voters will cast ballots for President of the Republic. The election is considered an important next step in the nation’s return to democracy after a widely-condemned coup d’...
19 Jul 2013 | Election FAQs
Cambodians head to the polls on Sunday, July 28 to elect a new National Assembly. Elections in Cambodia: July 28 National Assembly Elections answers frequently asked questions on the...