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World Wide Elections - 2018


SCOPE NOTE :
this resource covers presidential and legislative elections in about 300 polities:
  • 200 [or so] sovereign states
  • 30 [or so] non-recognized para-states
  • 50 [or so] non-self governing territories
  • 29 union states in India [some of which are awefully big]

Election assistance such as that provided by the United States is distinct from the type of Russian election interference that has recently dominated headlines. Election assistance is a key element of international development, that does not support or oppose individual candidates in specific elections. It is practiced by nonpartisan, international non-governmental organizations, working with local partners to promote more professional and independent electoral institutions.

Country ElectionDateStatus
North CyprusAssembly of the Republic07 Jan 2018held
Czech RepublicPresident12 Jan 2018held
Czech RepublicPresident, runoff 26-27 Jan 2018held
CyprusPresident28 Jan 2018held
FinlandPresident28 Jan 2018held
Northern Syria Fed.GeneralJan 2018postponed
Costa RicaNational Assembly04 Feb 2018held
CyprusPresident04 Feb 2018held
EcuadorConstitutional Referendum04 Feb 2018held
TripuraState Assembly18 Feb 2018held
DjiboutiNational Assembly23 Feb 2018held
NagalandState Assembly27 Feb 2018held
MeghalayaState Assembly27 Feb 2018held
Sint Marteen Parliament26 Feb 2018held
MonacoNational Council28 Feb 2018held
PakistanSenate03 Mar 2018held
El SalvadorParliament04 Mar 2018held
ItalySenate04 Mar 2018 held
ItalyChamber of Deputies04 Mar 2018held
Sierra LeoneParliament07 Mar 2018held
CubaNational Assembly11 Mar 2018held
Colombiaparliament11 Mar 2018held
GrenadaHouse of Representatives13 Mar 2018held
NepalPresident13 Mar 2018held
San MarinoCapitani Reggenti14 Mar 2018 held
ChinaPresident17 Mar 2018held
RussiaPresident18 Mar 2018held
Antigua and BarbudaGeneral21 Mar 2018held
Turkmenistan National Assembly25 Mar 2018held
CameroonSenate25 Mar 2018held
EgyptPresident26 Mar 2018held
Sierra LeonePresident - runoff31 Mar 2018held
Costa RicaPresidential Run-Off01 Apr 2018held
Hungary Parliamentary08 Apr 2018held
Azerbaijan Presidential11 Apr 2018held
MontenegroPresident & local15 Apr 2018held
GuatemalaReferendum15 Apr 2018held
ArmeniaPrime Minister17 Apr 2018held
CubaPresident18 Apr 2018held
BhutanNational Council20 Apr 2018 held
ParaguayChamber of Deputies 22 Apr 2018held
ParaguayChamber of Senators22 Apr 2018held
ParaguayPresident22 Apr 2018held
GreenlandParliament24 Apr 2018held
French PolynesiaAssembly22 Apr 2018held
Faroe IslandsIndependence25 Apr 2018delayed
Lebanon parliament06 May 2018held
French PolynesiaAssembly round 206 May 2018held
MalaysiaHouse of Representatives09 May 2018held
KarnatakaState Assembly12 May 2018held
Timor National Parliament12 May 2018held
Iraq Council of Representatives12 May 2018held
KurdistanPresident12 May 2018 delayed
Kurdistan parliament12 May 2018delayed
Burundireferendum17 May 2018held
VenezuelaPresident20 May 2018held
BarbadosHouse of Assembly25 May 2018held
ColombiaPresident27 May 2018held
Slovenia Parliamentary03 Jun 2018 held
ColombiaPresident Runoff17 Jun 2018held
South KoreaConstitution Revision23 Jun 2018delayed
TurkeyGeneral24 Jun 2018held
GabonParliamentJul 2018delayed
MexicoPresident01 Jul 2018held
MexicoSenate01 Jul 2018held
MexicoChamber of Deputies01 Jul 2018held
PakistanNational Assembly25 Jul 2018confirmed
TogoNational AssemblyJul 2018planned
MaliNational Assembly29 Jul 2018planned
MaliPresident29 Jul 2018planned
ZimbabweSenate30 Jul 2018confirmed
ZimbabwePresident30 Jul 2018confirmed
ZimbabweNational Assembly30 Jul 2018confirmed
CambodiaNational Assembly29 Jul 2018confirmed
South SudanCouncil of StatesAug 2018Tentative
South SudanPresidentAug 2018Tentative
Sweden General09 Sep 2018 confirmed
San MarinoCapitani Reggenti15 Sep 2018planned
SwazilandHouse of AssemblySep 2018planned
RwandaChamber of DeputiesSep 2018planned
MaldivesPresidentSep 2018not confirmed
San MarinoCapitani Reggenti01 Oct 2018
BrazilPresident07 Oct 2018 confirmed
Latvia Parliamentary07 Oct 2018 planned
Ireland PresidentialOct 2018planned
Bosnia and Herzegovina General07 Oct 2018confirmed
CameroonPresident07 Oct 2018confirmed
Luxembourg Parliamentary14 Oct 2018 confirmed
LuxembourgChamber of Deputies14 Oct 2018confirmed
AfghanistanNational Assembly20 Oct 2018confirmed
GeorgiaPresident31 Oct 2018not confirmed
MauritaniaNational AssemblyNov 2018planned
New CaledoniaIndependence04 Nov 2018 planned
United States of AmericaMid-term 06 Nov 2018confirmed
MadagascarNational Assembly24 Nov 2018confirmed
MadagascarPresident24 Nov 2018confirmed
MizoramState AssemblyNov 2018confirmed
ThailandParliamentary Nov 2018not confirmed
ChadParliamentary Nov 2018not confirmed
MoldovaParliamentary Dec 2018confirmed
LibyaPresident10 Dec 2018planned
D.R. CongoPresident23 Dec 2018not confirmed
BangladeshParliamentarylate Dec 2018not confirmed
ScotlandIndpendenceend 2018not confirmed
ItalyGeneral Electionlate 2018- 2019not confirmed
CameroonNational Assembly2018not confirmed
Equatorial Guinealegislative2018not confirmed
GuineaNational Assembly2018not confirmed
Guinea BissauNational Assembly2018not confirmed
PalestineParliament2018 not confirmed
United KingdomReverse BREXIT 2019 ??conjectural
BelizeHouse of Representatives2018-2020not confirmed






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