2011 African election calendar

Updated January 2012

Country Election Date
Benin Presidential postponed to 13 Mar 2011 from 27 Feb 2011
National Assembly postponed to 25 Apr 2011 from 17 Apr 2011
Burkina Faso Local Apr 2011
Cameroon Presidential 9 Oct 2011
Cape Verde National Assembly 6 Feb 2011
Presidential 7 Aug 2011
Central African Republic Presidential & National Assembly 1st rnd: 23 Jan 2011
2nd rnd: 20 Mar 2011
Chad National Assembly 20 Feb 2011 (postponed from 28 Nov 2010, 2009 and 2006)
Local 27 Mar 2011 (postponed from 12 Dec 2010)
Presidential 25 Apr 2011 (postponed from 23 Apr 2011)
Côte d'Ivoire National Assembly 11 Dec 2011
DRC Presidential & National Assembly 28 Nov 2011
Djibouti Presidential 8 Apr 2011
Egypt Constitutional referendum 19 Mar 2011
People's Assembly 28 Nov 2011 - 11 Jan 2012
Gabon National Assembly 17 Dec 2011
Equatorial Guinea Constitutional referendum 13 Nov 2011
The Gambia Presidential 24 Nov 2011
Guinea National Assembly postponed to 2012 from 29 Dec 2011
Lesotho Local postponed to 1 Oct 2011 from Sep 2011
Liberia Referendum on Constitutional amendments 23 Aug 2011
Presidential, House of Representatives & Junior Senators 11 Oct 2011
Presidential 2nd round 8 Nov 2011
Madagascar National Assembly postponed to late 2012 from 13 Apr 2011
Presidential postponed to late 2012 from 1 Jul 2011
Malawi Local postponed to 2014 from Apr 2011
Mauritania Senate (1/3 members) Postponed from 24 Apr 2011, 2012?
National Assembly, regional & local? Postponed from 16 Oct 2011, to 2012?
Mauritius Rodrigues Regional Assembly Nov 2011
Morocco Constitutional referendum 1 Jul 2011
Assembly of Representatives 25 Nov 2011
Niger Presidential & National Assembly 31 Jan 2011
Presidential 2nd Rnd 12 Mar 2011
Nigeria House of Representatives & Senate postponed to 9 Apr 2011 from 2 Apr 2011
Presidential postponed to 16 Apr 2011 from 9 Apr 2011
State Assemblies and Governors postponed to 26 Apr 2011 from 16 Apr 2011
Rwanda Local Feb/Mar 2011
Senate (indirect) 2011 (after local)
São Tomé and Príncipe Presidential 17 Jul 2011 & 7 Aug 2011
Local 2011
Seychelles Presidential 19-21 May 2011
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives and local 2011
South Africa Local 18 May 2011
Southern Sudan Referendum 9-15 Jan 2011
Tunisia Constituent Assembly postponed to 23 Oct 2011 from 24 Jul 2011
Uganda Presidential, National Assembly & local 18 Feb 2011
Zambia Presidential, National Assembly & local 20 Sep 2011
Zimbabwe Referendum on new constitution Late 2011 or thereafter
Presidential, National Assembly, Senate & local Postponed to 2012

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