2010 African election calendar

Updated December 2010

Country Election Date
Burkina Faso President (1st round) 21 Nov 2010
Burundi Communal 24 May 2010 (postponed from 21 May 2010)
President 28 Jun 2010
National Assembly 23 Jul 2010
Senate (indirect) 28 Jul 2010
Central African Republic Presidential & National Assembly postponed to 23 Jan 2011 from 25 Apr, 16 May and 24 Oct 2010
Chad National Assembly postponed to 20 Feb 2011 from 28 Nov 2010 (postponed from 2009 and 2006)
Local postponed to 27 Mar 2011 from 12 Dec 2010
Comoros Presidential & Island governors 1st rnd: 7 Nov 2010
2nd rnd: 26 Dec 2010
Local Dec 2010/Jan 2011
Côte d'Ivoire President 1st rnd: 31 Oct 2010
2nd rnd: 28 Nov 2010
Egypt Shura Council (half of members) 1-8 Jun 2010
People's Assembly 28 Nov 2010
Ethiopia House of People's Representatives
Regional State Councils
23 May 2010
Ghana District Assemblies 26 Oct 2010
Guinea President 1st round 27 Jun 2010
2nd round postponed to 1 Nov 2010 from 19 Sep 2010
Guinea-Bissau President (1st round) moved forward to 28 Jun 2009 from Jun 2010, due to assassination of president
Kenya Constitutional referendum 4 Aug 2010
Lesotho Local Government postponed, no date set from Apr 2010
Madagascar Referendum (new Constitution) postponed to 17 Nov 2010 from 12 Aug 2010
National Assembly postponed to 13 Apr 2011 from 30 Sep 2010
President postponed 1 Jul 2011 from 26 Nov 2010
Local 20 Dec 2010
Malawi Local 23 Nov 2010 (postponed since 2000)
Mauritius National Assembly 5 May 2010
Local Government Dec 2010?
Namibia Regional Councils & Local 27 Nov 2010
National Council (indirect) Dec 2010
Niger Referendum 24 Oct 2010
President (1st round) postponed to 31 Jan 2011 from 26 Dec 2010
Rwanda President (1st round) 9 Aug 2010
São Tomé and Príncipe National Assembly 1 Aug 2010
Somaliland (autonomous region) President 26 Jun 2010 (postponed repeately from 31 Aug 2008)
Sudan President (1st round)
National Assembly
Council of States
Southern Sudan President (1st round)
Southern Sudan Assembly
State Legislatures
State Governors
Local Government
11-19 Apr 2010 (postponed from Jul 2009)
Togo President 4 Mar 2010 (postponed from 28 Feb 2010)
Tunisia Local 9 May 2010
United Republic of Tanzania Zanzibar constitutional amendment referendum 31 Jul 2010
Union President
National Assembly
Zanzibar President
Zanzibar House of Representatives
Local Government
31 Oct 2010

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