2009 African election calendar

Updated February 2010

Country Election Date
Algeria President 9 Apr 2009
Angola Presidential postponed to 2012 from late 2009 to be undertaken with National Assembly election
Botswana National Assembly
Local government
16 Oct 2009
President (by National Assembly) Late 2009
Chad National Assembly postponed to 2010 from late 2009 and from 2006
Congo, Republic of the President 12 Jul 2009
Comoros Referendum 17 May 2009
Assembly of the Union and local 6 Dec 2009 (1st round)
20 Dec 2009 (2nd round)
Côte d'Ivoire Presidential postponed to late Feb or early Mar 2010 from 29 Nov 2009
Equatorial Guinea President 29 Nov 2009
Gabon Senate (indirect) 18 Jan 2009
President 30 Aug 2009; ad hoc due to death of president
Guinea President postponed to 31 Jan 2010 from 13 Dec 2009
ad hoc election due to death of president
National Assembly postponed to Mar 2010 from 11 Oct 2009
Guinea-Bissau Presidential 1st round: 28 Jun 2009
2nd round: 26 Jul 2009
ad hoc election due to assassination of president
Madagascar Constitutional referendum Oct 2009
Malawi President (1st round)
National Assembly
19 May 2009
Mali Local Government 20 Apr 2009
Mauritania President 18 Jul 2009
Senate (indirect) 9 Aug 2009
Morocco Local Government 12 Jun 2009
Mozambique President
Assembly of the Republic
Provincial Assemblies
28 Oct 2009
Namibia President (1st round)
National Assembly
27 & 28 Nov 2009
Niger Referendum 4 Aug 2009
National Assembly 20 Oct 2009
Local Government 27 Dec 2009
President postposed to Dec 2012, from 14 Nov 2009
Senegal Local Government 23 Mar 2009 (postponed from 18 May 2008)
Somaliland (autonomous region) President postponed yet again from 27 Sep 2009 without a new date set
Local Government postponed yet again from late 2009 without a new date set
South Africa National Assembly
Provincial Legislatures
22 April 2009
President (by National Assembly) 6 May 2009
Sudan President (1st round)
National Assembly
Council of States
Southern Sudan President (1st round)
Southern Sudan Assembly
State Legislatures
State Governors
Local Government
postponed to 5-12 Apr 2010 from Jul 2009
Tunisia President
Chamber of Deputies
25 Oct 2009
Uganda Local 21 & 28 May 2009

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