2019 African election calendar

Updated September 2019

Country Election Date
Algeria President Postponed from 4 Jul and 18 Apr 2019, no date set
Benin National Assembly 28 Apr 2019
Botswana National Assembly & local 23 Oct 2019
President by National Assembly 2019
Burkina Faso Constitutional referendum Postponed indefinitely from 24 Mar 2019
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local Oct 2019 (postponed from late 2018)
Chad National Assembly & local Late 2019 (postponed from May 2019 and 30 Nov 2018)
Comoros Presidential & regional 24 Mar 2019; runoff 21 Apr 2019
DRC Local 22 Sep 2019 (postponed from Nov 2016)
Egypt Referendum 20 Apr 2019
Local Oct-Dec 2019
Ethiopia Regional State Councils & local 2020 (postponed from Apr 2019 and 25 Oct 2018)
House of the Federation (indirect, by Regional State Councils) 2020 (postponed from April 2019 and 2018)
Ghana District, Local & Unit Late 2019
Guinea National Assembly Nov/Dec 2019 (postponed from Jan/Feb 2019)
Guinea-Bissau National People's Assembly & Senate 10 Mar 2019 (postponed from 2018)
President 24 Nov 2019
Libya Local 30 Mar 2019
Referendum 2019? Postponed from Feb 2019
President & Parliament 2019? (after referendum)
Madagascar National Assembly 27 May 2019, postponed from 20 Mar 2019
Mali National Assembly 30 Jun 2019 (postponed from 30 Apr 2019)
Malawi President, National Assembly & local 21 May 2019
Mauritania President & Senate (1/3) 22 Jun 2019
Mauritius National Assembly Dec 2019 or Jan 2020
Mozambique President, National Assembly & provincial 15 Oct 2019
Namibia President & National Assembly 27 Nov 2019
Niger Local Postponed from 8 Jan 2017 to 2019
Nigeria President, House of Representatives & Senate 23 Feb 2019 (postponed from 16 Feb 2019)
State Assemblies & Governors 9 Mar 2019
Rwanda Senate (indirect) 16-18 Sep 2019
Senegal President, regional & local 24 Feb 2019
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate late 2019 (postponed from Mar 2019)
South Africa National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures 8 May 2019
President by National Assembly 2019
Togo 30 Jun 2019 Local
Tunisia House of Representatives, House of Councillors 6 Oct 2019
President 15 Sep 2019 (postponed from 10 Nov 2019 to 17 Nov 2019 then moved backwards)