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Swaziland

Next elections

Swaziland is an absolute monarchy
House of Assembly & rural local: Primary: 24 Aug 2013; Secondary: 20 Sep 2013
Urban local: 2017

2013 House of Assembly election

Elections 2013 timetable

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

Observer mission reports

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

Related material

THWALA, RD, 2005 "The Electoral Process in Swaziland", IN Improving the Quality of Election Management, A conference of Commonwealth Chief Election Officers, Commonwealth Secretariat & the Election Commission of India, New Delhi, 24-26 February, [www] http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/1AC83E84-1D6A-4B30 -B3C7-DBF447767F43_ELECTORALPROCESSINSWAZILAND.pdf [PDF, opens new window] (accessed 23 Feb 2010).