Lebanon Parliamentary Elections: May 2022 (due)

A protest in Tripoli, Lebanon in November 2019. Parliamentary elections in Lebanon are due in May 2022, and protests have been happening since 2019. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Kaepora~enwiki (CC BY-SA 4.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Partly Free Government… Read More

Uzbekistan Presidential Election: October 24, 2021

Uzbekistan elections

Train station in Tashkent. Elections in Uzbekistan have never been free or fair. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Bobyrr (CC BY-SA 4.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Not Free Government Type Presidential Republic; highly authoritarian Population 30.8 million UPCOMING ELECTIONS Presidential… Read More

Turkmenistan Parliamentary Elections: March 28, 2021

Turkmenistan elections

Ruhyýet Palace in Ashgabat, the building where Turkmenistan’s major state events take place. Elections in Turkmenistan have never been free or fair. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Kerri-Jo Stewart (CC BY 2.0)   KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Not Free Government… Read More

Nepal

Nepal elections

Voters in Nepal’s 2013 Constituent Assembly elections. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Krish Dulal (CC BY-SA 3.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Partly Free Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic Population 30.2 million UPCOMING ELECTIONS PAST ELECTIONS Parliamentary Elections November 26 and… Read More

Bangladesh Local Elections: 2021 (in phases – next phase: April 11, 2021)

Bangladesh elections

Sadarghat, a wharf at the Port of Dhaka on the Buriganga River in Bangladesh. Local elections in Bangladesh are taking place in phases in 2021. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Hiroki Ogawa (CC BY 3.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Partly Free… Read More

Latvia Municipal Elections: June 5, 2021

Latvia elections

The House of the Blackheads, a 14th century guildhall, in Riga. Local elections in Latvia are scheduled for June 5, 2021. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Wilson44691 (CC0 1.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Free Government Type Parliamentary Republic Population 1.9… Read More

France Regional Elections: June 13, 2021 (Second round: June 20, 2021)

France elections

A polling station during the 2017 elections in France. Photo credit: Flickr/Lorie Shaull (CC BY-SA 2.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Free Government Type Semi-Presidential Republic Population 68.1 million UPCOMING ELECTIONS Regional Elections June 13, 2021 (Second round:… Read More

Denmark, Snap Parliamentary and Local Elections in Greenland: April 6, 2021 and Regional and Municipal Elections: November 16, 2021

Denmark elections

Campaign posters in front of Copenhagen’s Christiansborg Palace, seat of the Danish parliament, on the day of the 2011 parliamentary elections in Denmark. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Leif Jørgensen (CC BY-SA 3.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Free Government Type… Read More

Croatia Local Elections: May 16, 2021

Croatia elections

The Old City Hall in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, where the city’s local government meets. Local elections in Croatia will take place on May 16, 2021. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Suradnik13 (CC BY-SA 3.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Free Government… Read More

Syria Presidential Election: May 26, 2021

Syria elections

A propaganda poster featuring Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad. Elections in Syria are widely considered to be a sham. Photo credit: Flickr/Watchsmart (CC BY 2.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Not Free Government Type Presidential Republic; highly authoritarian regime… Read More