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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11 Sep 2019 | Election FAQs
On September 15, Tunisians will go to the polls for the first round of the early presidential election after the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi on July 25, 2019. To help you understand...
5 Aug 2019 | Election FAQs
On June 16, Guatemalan citizens voted in general elections. On August 11, they returned to the polls to elect their president and vice president from the two top candidates of the first round. ...
10 Jul 2019 | Election FAQs
On July 21, citizens of Ukraine went to the polls for early parliamentary elections after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy issued a decree to dissolve the Parliament. To help you understand this...
1 Jul 2019 | Election FAQs
Citizens of Papua New Guinea had been scheduled to go to the polls for local-level government (LLG) elections from June 22 to July 6. The schedule for the LLG elections was halted by a Supreme...
11 Jun 2019 | Election FAQs
On June 16, citizens of Guatemala went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 160 deputies to the Congress of the Republic, 20 deputies to the Central American Parliament, 340 mayors...
30 May 2019 | Election FAQs
On June 9, citizens of Kazakhstan went to the polls for an early presidential election, which will become a defining moment of 21st century Kazakhstan, affecting political life at all levels and...
17 May 2019 | Election FAQs
On May 21, Malawian citizens went to the polls for general elections. This was only the second time that Malawi conducted presidential, parliamentary and local government elections on the same day....
1 May 2019 | Election FAQs
On May 5, Panamanian citizens went to the polls to vote in presidential, legislative and local elections. These were the sixth general elections since the ousting of the Manuel Noriega dictatorship...
15 Apr 2019 | Election FAQs
On April 21, citizens of North Macedonia went to the polls for the presidential election. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on...
12 Apr 2019 | Election FAQs
On April 21, Ukrainian voters participated in a run-off election to elect the president of Ukraine from among two candidates who received the highest numbers of votes in the first round. To help you...
9 Apr 2019 | Election FAQs
On April 17, Indonesian citizens went to the polls to elect both the next president and vice president as well as national and subnational legislators in 34 provinces and 514 regencies and...
5 Apr 2019 | Election FAQs
On April 6, Maldivian citizens went to the polls to elect all 87 members of the People’s Majlis, the country’s Parliament. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides...