2020 African election calendar

Updated March 2020

Country Election Date
Angola Local Late 2020
Benin Local Held 17 Apr 2020
Burkina Faso President & National Assembly Due 22 Nov 2020
Burundi President Held 21 May 2020
Due National Assembly, Local, Collines Senate (indirect) Due 7 Jun 2020
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local Held 9 Feb 2020
Central African Republic President & National Assembly Due 27 Dec 2020 (runoff 14 Feb 2021)
Chad National Assembly & local Due 13 Oct 2020 postponed from late 2019
Comoros Parliamentary Held 19 Jan 2020 (runoff held 23 Feb 2020)
Côte d'Ivoire President Due 31 Oct 2020
Egypt House of Representatives Due Nov 2020
Senate Due 11, 12 Aug 2020
Ethiopia House of People's Representatives, Regional State Councils & local Postponed from 29 Aug 2020
House of the Federation (indirect, by Regional State Councils) Indirect, after Regional State Councils 2020
Gabon Senate Due Late 2020
Ghana President & National Assembly Due 7 Dec 2020
Guinea National Assembly & Referendum Held 22 Mar
President Due Oct 2020
Liberia Senate and Referendum Due 13 Oct 2020
Malawi President Held 23 Jun 2020 [rerun]
Mali National Assembly Held 29 March 2020 (runoff held 19 Apr 2020)
Namibia Regional Councils & Local Due Nov 2020
National Council (indirect by Regional Councils) Due 2020
Niger Local Due 1 Nov 2020
President & National Assembly Due 27 Dec 2020 (runoff 21 Feb 2021)
Senegal Local Due Late 2020 (from December 2019)
Somalia House of the People postponed from 27 Nov 2020 to Mar or Aug 2021
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate Due 2020; postponed from late 2019 and Mar 2019
Seychelles President Due 22-24 Oct 2020
Sudan President, legislative, states & local Due late 2022; postponed from Feb 2020
Tanzania President, National Assembly, Zanzibar House of Representatives & Zanzibar President & Local Due 25 Oct 2020
Togo President Held 22 Feb 2020