2019 African election calendar

Updated July 2019

Country Election Date
Algeria President Postponed from 4 Jul and 18 Apr 2019, no date set
Benin National Assembly 28 Apr 2019
Botswana National Assembly & local Oct 2019
President by National Assembly 2019
Burkina Faso Constitutional referendum Postponed indefinitely from 24 Mar 2019
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local Oct 2019 (postponed from late 2018)
Chad National Assembly & local Late 2019 (postponed from May 2019 and 30 Nov 2018)
Comoros Presidential & regional 24 Mar 2019; runoff 21 Apr 2019
DRC Local 22 Sep 2019 (postponed from Nov 2016)
Egypt Referendum 20 Apr 2019
Local Oct-Dec 2019
Ethiopia Regional State Councils & local 2020 (postponed from Apr 2019 and 25 Oct 2018)
House of the Federation (indirect, by Regional State Councils) 2020 (postponed from April 2019 and 2018)
Ghana District, Local & Unit Late 2019
Guinea National Assembly Nov/Dec 2019 (postponed from Jan/Feb 2019)
Guinea-Bissau National People's Assembly & Senate 10 Mar 2019 (postponed from 2018)
President 24 Nov 2019
Libya Local 30 Mar 2019
Referendum 2019? Postponed from Feb 2019
President & Parliament 2019? (after referendum)
Madagascar National Assembly 27 May 2019, postponed from 20 Mar 2019
Mali National Assembly 30 Jun 2019 (postponed from 30 Apr 2019)
Malawi President, National Assembly & local 21 May 2019
Mauritania President & Senate (1/3) 22 Jun 2019
Mauritius National Assembly Dec 2019 or Jan 2020
Mozambique President, National Assembly & provincial 15 Oct 2019 (may be postponed to due to Cyclone Idai)
Namibia President & National Assembly 27 Nov 2019
Niger Local Postponed from 8 Jan 2017 to 2019
Nigeria President, House of Representatives & Senate 23 Feb 2019 (postponed from 16 Feb 2019)
State Assemblies & Governors 9 Mar 2019
Senegal President, regional & local 24 Feb 2019
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate late 2019 (postponed from Mar 2019)
South Africa National Assembly & Provincial Legislatures 8 May 2019
President by National Assembly 2019
Togo 30 Jun 2019 Local
Tunisia House of Representatives, House of Councillors 15 Sep 2019 (6 Oct 2019)
President 15 Sep 2019 (postponed from 10 Nov 2019 to 17 Nov 2019 then moved backwards)