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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2 Sep 2020 | Election FAQs
Libyan voters are currently in the midst of 38 municipal council elections scheduled in 2020, with 56 more expected in 2021. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides...
20 Aug 2020 | Election FAQs
Montenegrins will go to the polls on August 30 to vote for 81 members of Parliament. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on ...
30 Jul 2020 | Election FAQs
Bougainvilleans will go to the polls starting on Wednesday, August 12, to vote for the 39 members of the House of Representatives and a president. These will be the first elections held since the...
13 Jul 2020 | Election FAQs
Macedonians will go to the polls on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, to vote for 120 members of Parliament. The elections had originally been scheduled for April 12 but were postponed as a result of the...
1 Jul 2020 | Election FAQs
Croatians will go to the polls on Sunday, July 5, in country and on July 4 and 5 abroad to vote for the 151 representatives in the Croatian Parliament. To help you understand this important electoral...
30 Jun 2020 | Election FAQs
Dominicans will go to the polls on July 5 to vote for the president, vice president, 190 deputies and 32 senators. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides...
18 Jun 2020 | Election FAQs
Malawians voted in presidential, parliamentary and local government elections in May 2019. Malawi is now expected to hold a rerun presidential election on Tuesday, June 23.
16 Jun 2020 | Election FAQs
The Republic of Serbia will hold elections on Sunday, June 21 for the 250 members of the National Assembly. They had originally been scheduled for April 26 but were postponed as a result of the COVID...
18 Mar 2020 | Election FAQs
Vanuatu held elections on March 19. Voters’ concerns included the economy and the Pacific Islands Forum, which will be hosted by Vanuatu in August. To help you understand this important...
26 Feb 2020 | Election FAQs
On March 1, the Republic of Tajikistan held elections to the Majlisi Namoyandagon, the lower house of its bicameral Parliament. Of the 63 members, 41 were elected from single-mandate districts...
24 Feb 2020 | Election FAQs
On February 29, the Slovak Republic held elections for the National Council, which may result in a shake-up in its composition. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES...
30 Jan 2020 | Election FAQs
On February 9, the Republic of Azerbaijan held early elections to replace the Parliament dissolved by President Ilham Aliyev on December 5. Economic, judicial and social reforms ranked high on...