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The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

This page contains the National Democratic Institute's (NDI) constantly-updated calendar of elections around the world and an archive of past elections with links to election reports. NDI has nearly 30 years of experience in international election observation. The Institute also assists the electoral integrity efforts of political parties and domestic nonpartisan election monitoring organizations in more than 90 countries and territories. Read more about our elections team.

*Data in this calendar is subject to change

Election Date Country Election Type NDI Activity Reports
12/4/2016 Uzbekistan Presidential
12/7/2016 Ghana Parliamentary, Presidential
NDI pre-election assessment missions; NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
12/11/2016 Romania Legislative
12/11/2016 Macedonia Parliamentary
12/17/2016 Nigeria Local

Abia State

December 2016 Guyana Presidential
December 2016 West Bank/Gaza Municipal
2016 Papua New Guinea General
1/8/2017 Niger Regional
2/12/2017 Turkmenistan Presidential
2/15/2017 Indonesia Regional
2/19/2017 Ecuador General
February 2017 Guinea Municipal
NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
3/26/2017 Tunisia Municipal
3/28/2017 Somaliland General
March 2017 Timor-Leste General
4/1/2017 Burma By-Election, National Assembly

Burma (Shan State - Kyethi and Mong Hsu Townships)

4/12/2017 The Gambia Parliamentary
April 2017 Ecuador Presidential and Parliamentary Runoff
5/19/2017 Iran Presidential
May 2017 Algeria Legislative, Local
6/4/2017 Cambodia Local
June 2017 Lebanon Legislative
July 2017 Democratic Republic of Congo Legislative, Presidential
July 2017 Thailand General
Election Date Country Election Type NDI Activity Reports
12/1/2016 The Gambia Presidential
November 2016 Guyana Legislative
11/30/2016 Somalia Presidential
11/26/2016 Kuwait Parliamentary
11/26/2016 Nigeria Gubernatorial
Ondo State
11/20/2016 Mali Municipal
NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
11/20/2016 Cote d'Ivoire Parliamentary
NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
11/10/2016 Somalia Parliamentary
11/9/2016 South Africa By-Election
11/6/2016 Nicaragua General
11/6/2016 Bulgaria Presidential
October 2016 Nigeria Gubernatorial
10/30/2016 Cote d'Ivoire Constitutional Referendum
NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
10/30/2016 Georgia Parliamentary Re-run, Parliamentary Runoff
10/30/2016 Moldova Presidential
10/16/2016 Montenegro Parliamentary
10/8/2016 Georgia Parliamentary
NDI international observation mission
10/7/2016 Morocco Parliamentary
NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors
October 2, 2016 Bosnia-Herzegovina Local
10/2/2016 Colombia Referendum
10/2/2016 Bosnia & Herzegovina Local
9/28/2016 Nigeria Gubernatorial
Edo State
9/26/2016 Azerbaijan Referendum
9/25/2016 Bosnia & Herzegovina Referendum
9/20/2016 Jordan Parliamentary
NDI-IRI joint international observation mission
Election Date Country Election Type NDI Activity Reports
1/8/2016 Niger Regional
1/9/2016 Nigeria Gubernatorial
1/25/2016 Bhutan Local
2/8/2016 Rwanda Local Phase 1
2/14/2016 Central African Republic Parliamentary, Presidential Runoff
2/18/2016 Uganda General

NDI assistance to nonpartisan citizen election monitors

2/21/2016 Comoros Presidential
2/21/2016 Niger Parliamentary, Presidential
2/21/2016 Bolivia Constitutional Referendum
2/22/2016 Rwanda Local Phase 2
2/25/2016 Jamaica General
2/26/2016 Iran Parliamentary
2/27/2016 Rwanda Local Phase 3
3/4/2016 Samoa General
3/5/2016 Slovakia Parliamentary
3/6/2016 Benin Presidential
3/18/2016 Guyana Local
3/20/2016 Cape Verde Legislative
3/20/2016 Niger Presidential and Parliamentary Runoff
3/20/2016 Kazakhstan Parliamentary
3/20/2016 Senegal Constitutional Referendum
3/20/2016 Tanzania Regional
3/20/2016 Benin Presidential Runoff
3/20/2016 Republic of the Congo Presidential
3/22/2016 Rwanda Local Phase 4