2018 African election calendar

Updated January 2019

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
Côte d'Ivoire Senate (indirect) 24 Mar 2018
Djibouti National Assembly 23 Feb 2018
DRC President, legislative & provincial Postponed to 30 Dec 2018 from 23 Dec 2018
Egypt President 1st Rnd: 26-28 Mar 2018
2nd Rnd: 24-26 Apr 2018
Ethiopia Local postponed to May 2020 from 25 Oct 2018
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 10 Mar 2019 from 18 Nov 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 29 Jul 2018; run off 12 Aug 2018
National Assembly Postponed from Nov/DEc 2018 to Apr 2019
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, National Assembly, Senate & local elections 30 Jul 2018
Presidential runoff 8 Sep 2018