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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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.
2 Apr 2014 | Election FAQs
On April 9, Indonesians will elect members of the national level legislatures and sub-national legislatures in what is one of the most complex electoral events globally.
28 Mar 2014 | Election FAQs
Afghans head to the polls on April 5 to cast their ballots for the country's next President and members of the country's 34 provincial councils. Read IFES FAQs to learn more about these...
20 Mar 2014 | Election FAQs
Citizens of the Maldives vote this Saturday, March 22, for a new parliament. IFES FAQs shed light on these elections.
13 Mar 2014 | Election FAQs
On Saturday, March 15, Slovaks will head to the polls to elect a successor to President Ivan Gasparovic who is currently finishing his second – and final – term in office.