2020 African election calendar

Updated January 2021

Country Election Date
Angola Local Due 2021 (postponed from 2020)
Algeria Constitutional Referendum Held 1 Nov 2020
Benin Local Held 17 Apr 2020
Burkina Faso President & National Assembly Held 22 Nov 2020
Burundi President Held 20 May 2020
Due National Assembly, Local, Collines Senate (indirect) Held 7 Jun 2020
Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local Held 9 Feb 2020
Central African Republic President & National Assembly Held 27 Dec 2020 (runoff 14 Feb 2021)
Comoros Parliamentary Held 19 Jan 2020 (runoff held 23 Feb 2020)
Côte d'Ivoire President & National Assembly Held 31 Oct 2020
Egypt House of Representatives Held 7-8 Nov 2020
Senate Held 11 Aug 2020
Ethiopia House of People's Representatives, Regional State Councils & local Due 5 Jun 2021 (postponed from 29 Aug 2020)
House of the Federation (indirect, by Regional State Councils) Indirect, after Regional State Councils 2021
Ghana President & National Assembly Held 7 Dec 2020
Guinea National Assembly & Referendum Held 22 Mar
Presidential Held 18 Oct
Liberia Senate and Referendum Held 8 Dec 2020
Malawi President Held 23 Jun 2020 [rerun]
Mali National Assembly Held 29 March 2020 (runoff held 19 Apr 2020)
Namibia Regional Councils & Local Held 25 Nov 2020
National Council (indirect by Regional Councils) Held Nov-Dec 2020
Niger Local Held 13 Dec 2020
President & National Assembly Held 27 Dec 2020 (runoff 21 Feb 2021)
Senegal Local Due 2021 (postponed from 2020)
Somalia House of the People (indirect) Due 2021 (postponed from 10-27 Dec 2020)/td>
Senate (indirect) Due 2021 (postponed from 1 Dec 2020)
Somaliland (autonomous region) House of Representatives & Senate Due 2021 (postponed from late 2019 and Mar 2019)
Seychelles President and Legislative Held 22-24 Oct 2020
Sudan President, legislative, states & local Due late 2022 (postponed from Feb 2020)
Tanzania President, National Assembly, Zanzibar House of Representatives & Zanzibar President & Local Held 28 Oct 2020
Togo President Held 22 Feb 2020