2018 African election calendar


Updated December 2018

Country Election Date
Burundi Constitutional referendum 17 May 2018
Cameroon Senate (indirect) Postponed from late 2018 to late 2019
President 7 Oct 2018
National Assembly Postponed from late 2018 to late 2019
Local Postponed from late 2018 to late 2019
Chad National Assembly & local Postponed to May 2019 from 30 Nov 2018
Comoros Constitutional Referendum 30 Jul 2018
Djibouti National Assembly 23 Feb 2018
DRC President, legislative & provincial 23 Dec 2018
Egypt President 1st Rnd: 26-28 Mar 2018
2nd Rnd: 24-26 Apr 2018
Ethiopia President (ceremonial, indirect) 25 Oct 2018
Gabon National Assembly & Local 1st Rnd: 6 Oct 2018
2nd Rnd: 27 Oct 2018
Gambia Municipal elections 12 Apr 2018
Guinea Local 4 Feb 2018
Guinea-Bissau National People's Assembly & Senate Postponed to Dec 2018 or Jan 2019 from 18 Nov 2018
Ivory Coast Senate (indirect) 24 Mar 2018
Local 13 Oct 2018
Libya President & Parliament Postponed from 10 Dec 2018 to 2019
Madagascar President 1st rnd: 7 Nov 2018
2nd Rnd 19 Dec 2018
National Assembly Postponed to early 2019
Provincial & regional Postponed 2019
Mali President 1st rnd: 29 Jul 2018
2nd rund: 12 Aug 2018
National Assembly Posponed to Apr 2019 from Nov & Dec 2018
Mauritania National Assembly, regional & local 1st rnd: 1 Sep 2018
2nd rnd: 15 Sep 2018
Mozambique Local 10 Oct 2018
Rwanda House of Representatives 3 Sep 2018
São Tomé & Príncipe National Assembly, Regional & Local 7 Oct 2018
Sierra Leone President, House of Representatives & Local 7 Mar 2018
Presidential run-off Postponed from 27 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 2018
Somalia Regional 19 Dec 2018, postponed from 5 Dec 2018 & 17 Nov 2018
South Sudan President, National Legislative Assembly, Regional & Local 2021 (postponed from 2018)
Swaziland House of Assembly Primary: 24 Aug 2018
Secondary: 20 Sep 2018
Togo Referendum, National Assembly & Local 20 Dec 2018
Tunisia Local 6 May 2018
Zimbabwe Presidential,Parliamentary, Senate & local elections 30 Jul 2018
Presidential runoff 8 Sep 2018