2020 African election calendar

Updated October 2020

Country Election Date
Angola Local Late 2020
Algeria Constitutional Referendum 1 Nov 2020
Nationals Peoples Assembly Late 2020 or early 2021
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) Held 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)
Comoros Parliamentary Held 19 Jan 2020 (runoff held 23 Feb 2020)
Côte d'Ivoire President & National Assembly Due 31 Oct 2020
Egypt House of Representatives Due Nov 2020
Senate Held 11 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
Presidential Due 18 Oct
Liberia Senate and Referendum Due 8 Dec 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 (indirect) Due 10 Dec to 27 Dec 2020
Senate (indirect) Due 1 Dec to 10 Dec 2020
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate Due 2020; postponed from late 2019 and Mar 2019
Seychelles President and Legislative 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 28 Oct 2020
Togo President Held 22 Feb 2020