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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28 Feb 2018 | Election FAQs
Pakistan will hold Senate elections on March 3 to fill 52 seats vacated by retiring senators at the end of their six-year term. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES...
5 Feb 2018 | Election FAQs
On February 10, Sri Lanka held elections for all of its 341 local government bodies, after a two-year delay due in part to the adoption of a new, mixed-member proportional (MMP) system and the...
2 Feb 2018 | Election FAQs
Elections for Nepal’s National Assembly, the upper house of the bicameral Federal Parliament, will be held on February 7. The National Assembly is comprised of 59 members, with eight elected from...
19 Dec 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 10, more than 1.64 million Liberians cast their ballots for a new president from among 20 candidates. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently...
21 Nov 2017 | Election FAQs
On November 26 and December 7, 2017, Nepal held its first national and state-level legislature elections since the promulgation of its new constitution on September 20, 2015. To help you...
20 Nov 2017 | Election FAQs
On November 26, Hondurans will vote in general elections for regional, national and local officials. To help you understand this important electoral process, the IFES provides Frequently Asked...
25 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 26, Kenyan voters will return to the polls for rerun presidential elections following a Supreme Court ruling that annulled the results of the August 8 presidential elections. To help...
21 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 21, Georgians will go to the polls to elect their municipal government representatives. Across Georgia, citizens will elect 2,058 council members to 64 local councils (sakrebulos) of self-...
16 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
Kosovo will hold elections on October 22, to elect municipal mayors and municipal assembly deputies in all 38 districts. Run-off elections will be held on November 19 in municipalities where no...
13 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 15, the Kyrgyz Republic will hold presidential elections. The election will take place in the context of legal changes introduced by the 2016 constitutional referendum and the 2017...
10 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 15, Macedonians will vote for mayors and municipal councilors in the country’s 80 municipalities and the City of Skopje. If needed, second-round elections will be held on October 29, 2017.
3 Oct 2017 | Election FAQs
On October 10, Liberians will vote for president and vice president, as well as all 73 seats in the House of Representatives. Twenty candidates will vie for the presidency and 980 will compete for...