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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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...
17 Jun 2013 | Election FAQs
Albania’s upcoming election will see over 3,270,000 registered voters cast their ballots for members of Parliament and positions in local government. Elected parliamentarians will serve for...
11 Jun 2013 | Election FAQs
Iran is holding its presidential election on June 14, 2013. Elections in Iran:June 14 Presidential Elections, IFES’ frequently asked questions (FAQs), sheds light on Iran’s electoral...
9 May 2013 | Election FAQs
The May 13 national and local elections in the Philippines will see more than 70,000 precincts open nationwide for voters to cast their ballots. IFES' frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Elections...
6 May 2013 | Election FAQs
The May 11 general elections in Pakistan will mark the first time in the nation's history that a civilian government has carried out the full length of its term and handed power to another civilian...
16 Apr 2013 | Election FAQs
Despite the ongoing and escalating political violence, on April 20, Iraqi citizens will elect their representatives to Governorate (Provincial) Councils. These elections will be a good test-run for...