Elections in Angola: August 31 Presidential and National Assembly Elections

August 29, 2012 - IFES

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A poll worker unpacks ballot boxes. Oliver Scott-Tomlin

Angola’s upcoming presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for August 31, will be the first peacetime presidential election in Angola’s history, and the first election since the country’s new constitution was written in 2010.

Elections in Angola: August 31 Presidential and National Assembly Elections, IFES’ series of frequently asked questions, provides a better understanding of the backdrop of these historic elections. Among the topics explored are:

  • How is the election administration structured? What is its composition?
  • Which political parties are the main contenders in August elections?
  • How are ballots and polling station materials being transported throughout the country?

 

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