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Which Countries Are Holding Elections This Year?

photo of Kenneth Chamberlain
May 6, 2012

We are not alone.

 

In the midst of a seemingly endless campaign for president, not to mention elections for every seat in the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate, it might seem at times that the United States is the only place where political news is happening. But several countries throughout the world are also holding national elections for president, legislature, and parliament this year. 

 

Below are most of the countries and other entities holding elections this year, according to ElectionGuide.org, an International Foundation for Electoral Systems' website, which covers "the world's elections and electoral institutions" as well as "emerging issues in democracy assistance," according to Laura Thompson, IFES's communications coordinator.

 

A few items to note: Egypt's nonpresidential elections are divided into parliamentary, for the country's People's Assembly, and legislative, for the Shura Council, to distinguish between the two houses being elected, according to Thompson. Also, a few places aren't mapped because of technical reasons. These are Hong Kong, which will hold legislative elections in September; Palestine, which may hold parliamentary and presidential elections in May; and Kosovo, which is scheduled to hold presidential elections at some point during the year.

 

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