Polling stations in Luanda, voters validating their ID card. Oliver Scott-Tomlin/LGS.

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Elections in Angola: August 31 Presidential and National Assembly Elections

August 29, 2012

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 Training Amidst Angolan Waterfalls

December 18, 2009

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) offered two workshops to Angolan election administrators last month within the framework of an ongoing technical assistance program to the electoral commission, Comissão Nacional Eleitoral (CNE) of Angola. They took place in the province of Malanje, near the lush cliffs in the home of Africa's largest and most scenic Kalandula waterfalls.

Elections, Governance, Democracy Assistance

BRIDGE in Angola

April 17, 2009

Chiefs of Logistics departments from each of Angola's 18 provinces, joined headquarters staff and commissioners in the scenic town of Sumbe, in West-Central Angola to take part in a three-day BRIDGE seminar.

Civil Society, Elections, Election Procedures, Electoral Systems

2008 Elections in Luanda, Angola

October 20, 2008

Beginning with anger and an unsettled crowd, Angola's electoral process and elections were proved to be conducted with integrity and peace. (Pictures are around the city of Luanda)

Elections, Voter Turnout, Election Technology

Angola: Election Free And Fair, Sort of

September 27, 2008

"Election free and fair, sort of," was the headline from the UN's Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) news service after Angola's long-awaited parliamentary election early this month.

Elections, Governance, Public Opinion, Civil Society

History Made: Angolan Legislative Elections of September 5, 2008

September 12, 2008

After a 16-year interregnum since the last elections, Angolans went to the polls to elect 220 Representatives for the National Assembly. The first and last general elections were held in September 1992,


IFES Supports Historic Angolan Election Effort

May 30, 2007

IFES' experts are working closely with the National Election Commission to prepare Angola for parliamentary elections in 2008 and a presidential vote in 2009.


Angola Pre-Election Assessment Report (2001)

March 01, 2002

From August 4-20, 2001, the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) conducted a joint pre-election assessment in Angola. The objective of the assessment was to: (1) Determine the prospects for holding general elections at such a time when the conditions that affect elections are conducive to a participatory and open process; and (2) Provide a set of baseline data from which to assess the readiness of Angola for elections and to make recommendations to the Government of the Republic of Angola, United States Government, the United Nations organizations in Luanda, and other donors, in preparation for such elections, including a timeline by which key actions need to occur.

Angola Presidential and Legislative Elections, September 29-30 1992, Report of the IFES Observation Mission

October 1992

This report summarizes IFES findings regarding Angola’s September 29-30, 1992 legislative and presidential elections.  The report discusses the framework of the elections, election assistance, election preparations, election day observations and IFES recommendations. 

Election Observation, Elections, Civil Society, Democracy Assistance, Election Procedures

Angola Presidential Ballot 1992


Ballot used for Presidential elections in Algeria on 29 and 30 September 1992. The main candidates in the election were Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS and Jonas SAVIMBI. The 1992 election was the most recent direct presidential election in Angola.

All Citizen Participation, All Election Management


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