Next elections due
Local government: 2016
National Assembly: 2017
Lesotho is a constitutional monarchy
2012National Assembly elections
African Union Observer Mission to the 26 May 2012 National Assembly elections in Lesotho: Preliminary statement [PDF]
2007 National Assembly elections
Election day 17 February 2007.
Matlosa, K & Shale, V 2006, Impact of Floor Crossing on Party Systems and Representative Democracy: The case of Lesotho [PDF document], EISA.
MOFUOA, KV 2005 Local Governance in Lesotho: In Search of an Appropriate Format [PDF document], EISA Occassional Paper No 33.
SHALE, V 2005 Demarcating Local Authorities' Boundaries for Good Governance versus People-to-People Relations: A Case Study of Lesotho [PDF document], EISA Occassional Paper No 28.
SHALE, V 2004 Decentralisation, Development and Conflict: Challenges Awaiting Local Authorities in Lesotho [PDF document], EISA Occassional Papers No 21.