Election FAQs

From Afghanistan to Zambia, the International Foundations for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides informative Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on elections. IFES’ FAQs cover a range of important questions – detailing everything from Election Day procedures to electoral legal frameworks to provisions to provide access for persons with disabilities – offering comprehensive primers of important electoral processes.

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24 Nov 2014 | Election FAQs
November's elections will once again feature democratic and liberal pro-European choice parties against the leading Communist Party, who governed the country from 1998 to 2009. As no single party is...
18 Nov 2014 | Election FAQs
Nearly four years after the Arab Spring was sparked in Tunisia and much of the region, Tunisians head to the polls on November 23 to elect their next President.
20 Oct 2014 | Election FAQs
With conflict consuming the Middle East and North Africa, Tunisian citizens will head to the polls on October 26 to vote for their members of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP)....
17 Oct 2014 | Election FAQs
Although parliamentary elections in Ukraine were not scheduled until 2017, President Petro Poroshenko dissolved Parliament in August – after several parties in the governing coalition withdrew...
17 Sep 2014 | Election FAQs
On September 18, voters in Scotland will cast their ballots to decide whether or not Scotland should be independent from the United Kingdom and Great Britain, and end its 307-year long union with...
15 Sep 2014 | Election FAQs
On September 17, Fijian citizens will elect fifty members of Parliament, with the party winning a majority or plurality of seats tasked with choosing a Prime Minister and forming a government.
2 Jul 2014 | Election FAQs
Indonesians return to the polls for the second time this year on July 9.
23 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 25, Libyans return to the polls for the second time this year to elect 200 members to the Council of Representatives (CoR).
12 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
Following the April 5 first-round Presidential Elections, Afghans will return to the polls on June 14 to vote for their next President.
6 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 15, Georgians will go to the polls to vote for their municipal government representatives. Find out more about these elections in IFES' FAQs.
4 Jun 2014 | Election FAQs
On June 8, Kosovars will go to the polls to vote for their representatives in the Assembly of Kosovo.
23 May 2014 | Election FAQs
Colombians will cast their ballots to elect a President and Vice President on Sunday, May 25.