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AFRICAN ELECTIONS DATABASE

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Chronology of National Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa
(01 January 1960-31 December 1969)
 
1960
21 February: Cameroon - Constitutional Referendum
10 April: Cameroon - National Assembly
27 April: Ghana - Presidential & Plebiscite
11-22 May: Belgian Congo [Congo-Kinshasa]: Chamber of Representatives
27 November: Côte d'Ivoire - Presidential & National Assembly
11 December: Dahomey [Benin] - Presidential & National Assembly
Central African Republic - National Assembly
Basutoland [Lesotho] - Legislative Council
1961
15 January: Guinea - Presidential
February: Gabon - Presidential
February: Gabon - National Assembly
11-12 February: British Cameroons - Plebiscite
August: Nyasaland [Malawi] - Legislative Council
18 September: Ruanda-Urundi [Burundi] - Legislative Assembly
25 September: Ruanda-Urundi [Rwanda] - Referendum
25 September: Ruanda-Urundi [Rwanda] - Legislative Assembly
Kenya - Legislative Council
1962
March: Chad - National Assembly
22 April: Chad - Presidential
May: The Gambia - House of Representatives
1963
18-26 May: Kenya - House of Representatives
21 October: Mauritius - Legislative Council
08 December: Congo [Brazzaville] - Constitutional Referendum
11 December: Congo [Brazzaville] - National Assembly
15 December: Equatorial Guinea - Referendum
22 December: Chad - National Assembly
Liberia - Presidential
1964
05 January: Dahomey [Benin] - Constitutional Referendum
19 January: Dahomey [Benin] - Presidential & National Assembly
31 January: Ghana - Constitutional Referendum
April: Nyasaland [Malawi] - National Assembly
12 April: Gabon - National Assembly
10 July: Congo [Kinshasa] - Constitutional Referendum
December/18 March 1965: Nigeria - House of Representatives
Cameroon - National Assembly
Central African Republic - Presidential & National Assembly
Mali - National Assembly
1965
01 March: Bechuanaland [Botswana] - National Assembly
10 March: Rwanda - Presidential
10 March: Rwanda - Legislative Assembly
March-April: Congo [Kinshasa] - Chamber of Representatives
29 April: Basutoland [Lesotho] - Legislative Council
10 May: Burundi - Legislative
30 September: Niger - Presidential
03 October: Upper Volta [Burkina Faso] - Presidential
21 October: Niger - National Assembly
07 November: Upper Volta [Burkina Faso] - National Assembly
07 November: Côte d'Ivoire - Presidential & National Assembly
24 November: The Gambia - Plebiscite
Ghana - Presidential & National Assembly
1966
26 May: The Gambia - House of Representatives
1967
19 March: French Somaliland [Djibouti] - Plebiscite
19 March: Gabon - Presidential & National Assembly
May: Liberia - Presidential
04-16 June: Democratic Republic of the Congo [Congo-Kinshasa] - Constitutional Referendum
07 August: Mauritius - Legislative Council
1968
01 January: Guinea - Presidential & National Assembly
31 March: Dahomey [Benin] - Constitutional Referendum
05 May: Dahomey [Benin] - Presidential
28 July: Dahomey [Benin] - Presidential Plebiscite
11 August: Equatorial Guinea - Constitutional Referendum
21 September: Equatorial Guinea - National Assembly
21 September/28 September: Equatorial Guinea - Presidential
1969
16 February: Gabon - National Assembly
15 June: Chad - Presidential
29 August: Ghana - National Assembly
18 October: Botswana - National Assembly
06 December: Kenya - National Assembly
14 December: Chad - National Assembly

Angola s Benin s Botswana s Burkina Faso s Burundi s Cameroon s Cape Verde s Central African Republic s Chad s Comoros s Congo-Brazzaville s Congo-Kinshasa s Côte d'Ivoire s Djibouti s Equatorial Guinea s Eritrea s Ethiopia s Gabon s The Gambia s Ghana s Guinea s Guinea-Bissau s Kenya s Lesotho s Liberia s Madagascar s Malawi s Mali s Mauritania s Mauritius s Mozambique s Namibia s Niger s Nigeria s Rwanda s São Tomé and Príncipe s Senegal s Seychelles s Sierra Leone s Somalia s Somaliland s South Africa s Sudan s Swaziland s Tanzania s Togo s Uganda s Zambia s Zimbabwe