Swaziland: Election archive

Tinkhundla elections

2013 House of Assembly election

Elections 2013 timetable

  • Voter registration: 13th May - 30 Jun (registered 415 012 voters out of an estimated eleible eleectorate of 600 000; 69.2%)
  • Nominations: 3 or 4 Aug
  • Primary Election: 24 Aug
  • Campaigning: 25 Aug - 19 Sep
  • Secondary Election: 20 Sep

SADC Electoral Observer Mission to the national elections of the Kingdom of Swaziland, held on 20 September 2013: Preliminary statement

2008 House of Assembly election

Technical Team Report [PDF document]
Technical Team press release
Election observer missions
Election timetable
Run-up to the election
Tinkhundla electoral system

2003 House of Assembly election

Swaziland Election Updates 2003

EISA fact finding mission

KABEMBA, C (ED) 2004 Swaziland's Struggle with Political Liberalisation [PDF document], EISA Research Report No 3.
SHONGWE, K 2003 Is Swaziland a Democracy? [PDF document], EISA Democracy seminar series papers No 3, 19 March.

COMMONWEALTH EXPERT TEAM 2003 Swaziland National Elections 18 October 2003: Report, [www] http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/ %7B9C9C4FF0-8E15-40E4-98B1-138FE7A81FF9%7D_SwazilandNationalElections_report.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 23 Feb 2010).
COMMONWEALTH EXPERT TEAM 2003 Report to Voter Registration in Swaziland 14-18 July 2003, [www] http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B288CB968-1308-4203-B0CD-03C962F2CDD9%7D_Voter%20Registration%20Report-swaziland.pdf [PDF documen, opens new window] (accessed 23 Feb 2010).

1998 Tinkhundla election

Fifth Tinkhundla general elections, 1998

NDI 1998 "Statement of the NDI August 24-28, 1998 Assessment Mission to Swaziland", [www] http://www.accessdemocracy.org/library/1487_sw_election_082898.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 23 Feb 2010).

Previous Tinkhundla elections

Tinkhundla elections, 1978-1993

Democratic elections

May 1972 General Election

1967 Pre-independence General Election

1964 Election