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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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...
22 Jan 2020 | Election FAQs
On January 23, Nepal held elections to replace 19 National Assembly members whose terms will expire in March. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently...
19 Dec 2019 | Election FAQs
On December 22, citizens of Uzbekistan went to the polls to elect the 150 members of the Legislative Chamber, the country’s lower house of parliament. To help you understand this important...
19 Nov 2019 | Election FAQs
Ethiopia is a federation with nine regional states that can choose their official language and have limited powers over taxation, education, health and land administration. On November 20, residents...
13 Nov 2019 | Election FAQs
On November 30, citizens of Nepal will go to the polls to fill 52 local, state and federal seats that have become vacant since the 2017 general elections. To help you understand this important...
25 Oct 2019 | Election FAQs
On October 27, Argentines went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 24 senators and 130 deputies. A runoff will be held on November 24 if no presidential candidate receives at least...
18 Oct 2019 | Election FAQs
On October 20, Bolivians went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 130 deputies and 36 senators. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides...
27 Sep 2019 | Election FAQs
On October 6, Tunisians went to the polls to elect a new Assembly of the Representatives of the People. These elections took place less than a month after the first round of the early presidential...
11 Sep 2019 | Election FAQs
On September 15, Tunisians went 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 this...
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...

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