2012 African election calendar

Updated December 2012

Country Election Date
Algeria People's National Assembly 10 May 2012
Local 29 Nov 2012
Council of Nation (partial) Dec 2012
Angola Presidential & National Assembly 31 Aug 2012
Burkina Faso National Assembly 2 Dec 2012
Cameroon National Assembly & communes postponed to Feb 2013 from Jul 2012
Cape Verde Local 1 Jul 2012
Chad Local 6 Feb 2012
Democratic Republic of Congo Provincial Assemblies 25 Feb 2012
Senate (indirect) 13 Jun 2012
Djibouti Local (Regional communes) 20 Jan & 10 Feb 2012
Egypt People's Assembly 28 Nov 2011 - 11 Jan 2012
Shura Council 29 Jan - 11 Mar 2012
Presidential May/Jun 2012
Referendum 15 Dec 2012
Gambia National Assembly & local 29 Mar 2012
Ghana Presidential 1st rnd & National Assembly 7 Dec 2012
Guinea National Assembly postponed indefinitely from 2012 and from 29 Dec 2011
Guinea-Bissau Presidential (ad hoc, death of encumbent) 1st rnd: 18 March 2012; 2nd rnd: 29 Apr 2012
People's National Assembly postponed to 2013 from 2012
Kenya Presidential, National Assembly & local postponed to 4 March 2013 by High Court order from 14 Aug 2012
Lesotho National Assembly 26 May 2012
Libya Constituent Assembly 7 July 2012
Madagascar National Assembly postponed to 8 May 2013 from 13 Apr 2011 repeatedly
Presidential postponed to 8 May 2013 from 1 Jul 2011 repeatedly)
Mali Presidential Cancelled: 1st rnd: 29 Apr 2012; 2nd rnd: 13 May 2012
National Assembly Cancelled: 1st rnd: 1 Jul 2012; 2nd rnd: 22 Jul 2012
Mauritania Senate (1/3 members) postponed indefinitely from May 2012
National Assembly, regional & local postponed indefinitely from May 2012
Mauritius Rodrigues Regional Assembly 5 Feb 2012
Republic of the Congo National Assembly 1st Rnd: 15 Jul 2012
2nd rnd: 5 Aug 2012
Senegal Presidential 1st rnd: 26 Feb 2012
2nd rnd: 18 Mar 2012
National Assembly 1 Jul 2012
Sierra Leone Presidential, House of Representatives & local 17 Nov 2012
Swaziland Urban local 3 Nov 2012
Togo National Assembly & local postponed to early 2013 from Oct 2012
Somalia Parliamentary (indirect) 20 Aug 2012
Presidential 10 Sep 2012 (by new parliament)

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