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Chronology of National Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa
(1 January 2000-31 December 2009)
 

2000

12-13 February: Zimbabwe - Constitutional Referendum
27 February/14 March: Senegal - Presidential
14 May/31 August: Ethiopia - House of People's Representatives
24-25 June: Zimbabwe - House of Assembly
29 June: Uganda - Referendum
23 July: Côte d'Ivoire - Constitutional Referendum
26 August: Somalia - Presidential [Indirect]
11 September: Mauritius - National Assembly
22 October: Côte d'Ivoire - Presidential
29 October: Tanzania - Presidential & National Assembly
7 December: Ghana - Parliamentary
7 December/28 December: Ghana - Presidential
13-22 December: Sudan - Presidential & National Assembly
10 December/14 January 2001: Côte d'Ivoire - National Assembly
 

2001

7 January: Senegal - Constitutional Referendum
14 January: Cape Verde - National Assembly
11 February/25 February: Cape Verde - Presidential
12 March: Uganda - Presidential
4 March/24 March: Benin - Presidential
29 April: Senegal - National Assembly
20 May: Chad - Presidential
31 May: Somaliland - Constitutional Referendum
27 June: Uganda - National Assembly
29 July: São Tomé and Príncipe - Presidential
31 August-2 September: Seychelles - Presidential
18 October: The Gambia - Presidential
18 October/26 October: Mauritania - National Assembly
3 November: Botswana - Referendum
11 November: Guinea - Referendum
9 December/23 December: Gabon - National Assembly
16 December: Madagascar - Presidential
23 December: Comoros - Constitutional Referendum
27 December: Zambia - Presidential & National Assembly
 

2002

17 January: The Gambia - National Assembly
20 January: Congo-Brazzaville - Constitutional Referendum
3 March: São Tomé and Príncipe - National Assembly
9-11 March: Zimbabwe - Presidential
10 March: Congo-Brazzaville - Presidential
17 March/14 April: Comoros - Presidential
21 April: Chad - National Assembly
28 April/2 May: Mali - Presidential
5 May: Burkina Faso - National Assembly
14 May: Sierra Leone - Presidential & House of Representatives
25 May: Lesotho - National Assembly
26 May/23 June: Congo-Brazzaville - National Assembly
30 June: Guinea - National Assembly
30 June: Cameroon - National Assembly
14 July/28 July: Mali - National Assembly
27 October: Togo - National Assembly
4-6 December: Seychelles - National Assembly
15 December: Equatorial Guinea - Presidential
15 December: Madagascar - National Assembly
27 December: Kenya - Presidential & National Assembly
 

2003  

10 January: Djibouti - National Assembly
30 March: Benin - National Assembly
12 April: Nigeria - National Assembly
14 April: Somaliland - Presidential
19 April: Nigeria - Presidential
26 May: Rwanda - Constitutional Referendum
1 June: Togo - Presidential
25 August: Rwanda - Presidential
29-30 September: Rwanda - Chamber of Deputies
18 October: Swaziland - National Assembly
7 November: Mauritania - Presidential
21 December: Guinea - Presidential
 

2004

28 March: Guinea-Bissau - National People’s Assembly
14 April: South Africa - National Assembly
18 April/25 April: Comoros - Assembly of the Union
25 April: Equatorial Guinea - House of People's Representatives
20 May: Malawi - Presidential & National Assembly
10 October: Somalia - Presidential [Indirect]
11 October: Cameroon - Presidential
30 October: Botswana - National Assembly
15-16 November: Namibia - Presidential & National Assembly
16 November/4 December: Niger - Presidential
4 December: Niger - National Assembly
1-2 December: Mozambique - Presidential & Assembly of the Republic
7 December: Ghana - Presidential & Parliamentary
 

2005

28 February: Burundi - Constitutional Referendum
13 March/8 May: Central African Republic - Presidential & National Assembly
31 March: Zimbabwe - House of Assembly
8 April: Djibouti - Presidential
24 April: Togo - Presidential
15 May/21 August: Ethiopia - House of People's Representatives
6 June: Chad - Referendum
19 June/24 July: Guinea-Bissau - Presidential
3 July: Mauritius - National Assembly
4 July: Burundi - National Assembly
28 July: Uganda - Referendum
29 September: Somaliland - House of Representatives
11 October/8 November: Liberia - Presidential, Senate, & House of Representatives
13 November: Burkina Faso - Presidential
21 November: Kenya - Constitutional Referendum
26 November: Zimbabwe - Senate
27 November: Gabon - Presidential
14 December: Tanzania - Presidential & National Assembly
18-19 December: Congo-Kinshasa - Constitutional Referendum
 

2006  

22 January: Cape Verde - National Assembly
12 February: Cape Verde - Presidential
23 February: Uganda - Presidential & Parliamentary
5 March/19 March: Benin - Presidential
26 March: São Tomé and Príncipe - National Assembly
16 April/14 May: Comoros - Presidential
3 May: Chad - Presidential
25 June: Mauritania - Constitutional Referendum
28-30 July: Seychelles - Presidential
30 July/29 October: Congo-Kinshasa - Presidential & National Assembly
30 July: São Tomé and Príncipe - Presidential
22 September: The Gambia - Presidential
28 September: Zambia - Presidential & National Assembly
19 November/3 December: Mauritania - National Assembly
3 December: Madagascar - Presidential
17 December: Gabon - National Assembly
 

2007

25 January: The Gambia - National Assembly
17 February: Lesotho - National Assembly
25 February: Senegal - Presidential
11 March/25 March: Mauritania - Presidential
31 March: Benin - National Assembly
4 April: Madagascar - Referendum
21 April: Nigeria - Presidential & National Assembly
29 April: Mali - Presidential
6 May: Burkina Faso - National Assembly
10-12 May: Seychelles - National Assembly
3 June: Senegal - National Assembly
24 June/5 August: Congo-Brazzaville - National Assembly
1 July/22 July: Mali - National Assembly
22 July: Cameroon - National Assembly
11 August/8 September: Sierra Leone - Presidential & House of Representatives
23 September: Madagascar - National Assembly
14 October: Togo - National Assembly
27 December: Kenya - Presidential & National Assembly
 

2008

8 February: Djibouti - National Assembly
29 March: Zimbabwe - Senate & House of Assembly
29 March/27 June: Zimbabwe - Presidential
4 May: Equatorial Guinea - House of People's Representatives
15-18 September: Rwanda - Chamber of Deputies
19 September: Swaziland - House of Assembly
30 October: Zambia - Presidential
16 November: Guinea-Bissau - National People's Assembly
7 December: Ghana - Parliamentary
7 December/28 December: Ghana - Presidential
 

2009 

30 January: Somalia - Presidential [Indirect]
17 May: Comoros - Constitutional Referendum
19 May: Malawi - Presidential & National Assembly
22 April: South Africa - National Assembly
28 June/29 July: Guinea-Bissau - Presidential
12 July: Congo-Brazzaville - Presidential
18 July: Mauritania - Presidential
4 August: Niger - Constitutional Referendum
30 August: Gabon - Presidential
16 October: Botswana - National Assembly
20 October: Niger - National Assembly
28 October: Mozambique - Presidential & Assembly of the Republic
27-28 November: Namibia - Presidential & National Assembly
29 November: Equatorial Guinea - Presidential
6 December/20 December: Comoros - Assembly of the Union