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How to use the map: the basics

This Africa elections map shows you all the upcoming votes. Move around and click to find out more.

The colour tells you approximately when the election is:

  • Red – This month
  • Orange – Next month
  • Yellow – In two months
  • Green – Beyond that

The icon tells you who is up for election:


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Upcoming Africa elections: A list

Here are the upcoming elections in list form. The exact dates are liable to change. It includes links to relevant African Arguments articles.

April 2020

  • 19: Mali – Parliament (second round)

May 2020

  • 19: Malawi – President
  • 20: Burundi – President + Parliament

June 2020

Beyond/unconfirmed [being updated]

  • 16 August 2020: Ethiopia – Parliament + Regional Councils
  • Sept-Nov 2020: Seychelles – President
  • Oct 2020: Tanzania – President + Parliament
  • 31 Oct 2020: Côte d’Ivoire – President + Parliament
  • Oct/Nov 2020: Burkina Faso – President + Parliament + Referendum
  • Nov 2020: Egypt – Parliament
  • Nov/Dec 2020: Ghana – President + Parliament
  • 13 December 2020: Chad – Parliament
  • 27 Dec 2020: Central African Republic – President + Parliament
  • 27 Dec 2020: Niger – President + Parliament
  • 2020: Guinea – President
  • 2020: Somalia – Parliament
  • 2020: Liberia – Parliament
  • 2020: Gabon – Parliament
  • 2020: Malawi – President

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