Elections

Updated July 14, 2017
Elections through December 2017

We aim to maintain the most comprehensive election calendar online. Election dates are subject to change suddenly, and new snap elections are often announced. We seek to keep on top of all these developments, so if we’re missing something or a date has changed, please reach out either via email or leave a comment on this page.

DateCountryTypeAt StakeNotes
7/16/17Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)Legislative, departmental and local (first round)All seats in the Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly), lower house of bicameral national legislature, and various local and departmental (state/provincial-level) government officesCongo is in an ongoing political crisis. Opposition coalition FROCAD-IDC has announced a boycott. Second round July 30. The first time that legislative elections will take place at the same time as local elections. Google News
7/29/17GabonLegislative111 out of 120 seats in the Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly), lower house of the Parliament of Gabon, bicameral national legislature (the additional 9 members are appointed by the president)Elections had been scheduled for December 2016, but were postponed - stated reason was lack of funding. Following the August 2016 presidential election, Gabon saw protests and violence. Google News
7/30/17SenegalLegislativeAll 150 seats in the Assemblée nationale (National Assembly), unicameral national legislatureOriginally scheduled for July 2, but postponed. Google News
7/30/17Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)Legislative, departmental and local (second round)All 151 seats in the Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly), lower house of bicameral national legislature, and various local and departmental (state/provincial-level) government officesGoogle News
8/4/17RwandaPresidentialOffice of the presidentGoogle News
8/8/17KenyaGeneralOffice of the president and deputy, all 67 seats in the Senate, upper house of Parliament of Kenya, and all 337 members of the National Assembly, lower house, various local government offices - over 1,900 political offices in totalGoogle News
8/15/17JordanLocalVarious mayors, local councils and governorate councilsGoogle News
8/23/17AngolaParliamentaryAll 220 seats in the Assembleia Nacional (National Assembly), unicameral national legislature, and office of the president, which goes to the leader of the party that wins the most seatsGoogle News
9/17SingaporePresidentialOffice of the presidentSingapore’s Parliament has set the election for September, with the day still TBD. It was originally scheduled for August 27, but lawmakers cited the need to move it to avoid clashing with National Day celebrations. Google News
9/10/17RussiaGubernatorial and regionalOffice of the governor of 17 federal regions of Russia and regional legislatures in 6 regionsGoogle News
9/11/17NorwayParliamentaryAll 169 seats in the Stortinget, unicameral national legislatureGoogle News
9/17/17MacauLegislativeAll 33 seats in the 立法会 (Legislative Assembly), unicameral territorial legislatureGoogle News
9/22/17ArubaLegislativeAll 22 seats in the Staten van Aruba (Estates of Aruba), unicameral legislatureGoogle News
9/23/17New ZealandParliamentaryAll 120 seats (plus any overhangs) in the House of Representatives, unicameral national parliamentGoogle News
9/24/17GermanyLegislativeAll 598 seats in the Bundestag (Federal Diet), one house of bicameral national legislature, plus any overhang seats (current Bundestag has 630 members)Google News
10/17GeorgiaLocalVarious local and municipal officesDate not yet set, but elections are expected. Google News
10/1/17PortugalLocalVarious local officesGoogle News
10/10/17LiberiaPresidential and legislativeOffice of the president and all 73 seats in the House of Representatives, lower house in bicameral national legislatureGoogle News
10/15/17AustriaSnap parliamentaryAll 183 members of the Nationalrat (National Council), lower house of bicameral national legislatureGoogle News
10/15/17KyrgyzstanPresidentialOffice of the presidentGoogle News
10/20/17Czech RepublicParliamentaryAll 200 seats in the Poslanecká sněmovna Parlamentu České republiky (Chamber of Deputies), lower house of bicameral national legislatureElections will take place October 20-21. Google News
10/22/17ArgentinaLegislativeHalf of the 257 seats in the Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies), lower house of bicameral national legislature, and 24 out of 72 seats in the Senado (Senate), upper houseGoogle News
10/22/17KosovoLocalOffice of the mayor and local governments in all 38 of Kosovo’s municipalitiesGoogle News
10/23/17PhilippinesBarangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (village and youth council)Google News
11/5/17NicaraguaLocalGoogle News
11/6/17Iraqi KurdistanLegislativeAll 111 seats in the Perleman (Parliament), unicameral regional legislatureElections will take place in the wake of a referendum on independence scheduled for September 25. Although the vote has been called and cancelled a number of times, this time, a date has been set and analysts predict that the referendum will likely actually happen. The Kurdish elections will happen ahead of Iraqi elections scheduled for April 2018. Google News
11/7/17United StatesStateOffices of the governor of Virginia and New JerseyGoogle News
11/13/17SomalilandGeneralOffice of the president and all 83 seats in the Golaha Wakiilada (House of Representatives), lower house of bicameral national legislatureGoogle News
11/17/17NigeriaStateOffice of the governor of Anambra StateGoogle News
11/19/17ChileGeneralOffice of the president, all 120 seats in the Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies), lower house in bicameral national legislature, 19 out of 38 seats in the Senado (Senate), upper houseIf none of the presidential candidates receive an absolute majority, Chile will hold a runoff election on December 17. Google News
11/21/17DenmarkLocalVarious local officesGoogle News
11/26/17HondurasPresidential and legislativeOffice of the president, all 128 seats in the Congreso Nacional (National Congress), unicameral national legislatureGoogle News
12/17SloveniaPresidentialOffice of the presidentThe National Assembly has not yet set the date, but it is expected to be in December as Slovenia elects a president by universal popular suffrage every five years. Google News
12/10/17VenezulaLocal and regionalLocal and regional officesGoogle News
12/17/17TunisiaLocalVarious local officesGoogle News

Elections expected but date not yet set: India/Gujarat State

Early/snap elections rumored but not yet called: Italy, Croatia, Malaysia

Elections due/scheduled but delayed due to ongoing political issues: Lebanon parliamentary (now expected in spring or summer 2018), Macedonia local.

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