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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17 Sep 2014 | Election FAQs
On September 18, voters in Scotland will cast their ballots to decide whether or not Scotland should be independent from the United Kingdom and Great Britain, and end its 307-year long union with...
15 Sep 2014 | Election FAQs
On September 17, Fijian citizens will elect fifty members of Parliament, with the party winning a majority or plurality of seats tasked with choosing a Prime Minister and forming a government.
2 Jul 2014 | Election FAQs
Indonesians return to the polls for the second time this year on July 9.
23 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 25, Libyans return to the polls for the second time this year to elect 200 members to the Council of Representatives (CoR).
12 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
Following the April 5 first-round Presidential Elections, Afghans will return to the polls on June 14 to vote for their next President.
6 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 15, Georgians will go to the polls to vote for their municipal government representatives. Find out more about these elections in IFES' FAQs.
4 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 8, Kosovars will go to the polls to vote for their representatives in the Assembly of Kosovo.
23 May 2014 | Election FAQs
Colombians will cast their ballots to elect a President and Vice President on Sunday, May 25.
20 May 2014 | Election FAQs
Egyptian voters will elect a new President over two days — Monday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 27 — as announced by the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) in March 2014.
19 May 2014 | Election FAQs
The new, reformist government that came to power in Ukraine after the violent clashes that led to former President Viktor Yanukovych fleeing the country, scheduled an early presidential election for...
30 Apr 2014 | Election FAQs
On May 4, Panamanians will elect a President, Vice President, Deputies to the Central American Parliament, Deputies to the National Assembly, Mayors, District Representatives, and Councilors.
10 Apr 2014 | Election FAQs
Despite the ongoing and increasing violence over the last months, Iraqi citizens will elect members of the Council of Representatives (CoR) on April 30.