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Welcome to Psephos
Adam Carr's Election Archive

The largest, most comprehensive and most up-to-date archive of electoral information in the world, with election statistics from 182 countries. Use the alphabetical index at left to find information about every country in the world. Follow me on Twitter for (irregular) updates.





This archive was founded in May 1999 by
Dr Adam Carr of Melbourne Australia

Recent notes

Figures are now available from the 30 April Iraqi legislative election.


Latest electoral news

15 June: In the second round of the Colombian presidential election, conservative President Juan Manuel Santos has defeated Iván Zuluaga, the right-wing candidate supported by former President Alvaro Uribe. National figures are available.


Forthcoming elections (six-month outlook)

22 May: European Union legislative election
8 June: Kosovo legislative election
12 June: Antigua and Barbuda legislative election
14 June: Afghanistan presidential election (second round)
21 June: Mauritania presidential election
25 June: Libya legislative election
9 July: Indonesia presidential election
13 July: Slovenia legislative election
10 August: Turkey presidential election
14 September: Sweden legislative election
17 September: Fiji Islands legislative election
20 September: New Zealand legislative election
4 October: Latvia legislative election
5 October: Bolivia presidential and legislative elections
5 October: Bosnia-Herzegovina legislative election
5 October: Brazil presidential election
15 October: Mozambique presidential and legislative elections
26 October: Uruguay presidential and legislative elections
29 October: Solomon Islands legislative election
31 October: Botswana legislative election
31 October: Czech Republic legislative election (Senate)
31 October: Lebanon legislative election
31 October: Namibia presidential and legislative elections
4 November: United States legislative election
16 November: Comoros presidential election
16 November: Romania presidential election
25 November: Tonga legislative election
30 November: Moldova legislative election
21 December: Uzbekistan legislative election


Elections in May 2014

26 May: In the Egyptian presidential election, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who led the military coup that overthrew President Morsi in July 2013, has been elected with 96% of the vote against token opposition. The election was neither free nor fair. Figures are available.

25 May: In the Belgian legislative election, the coalition government of Socialists and Christian Democrats led by Prime Minister Elio di Rupo has been returned with its majority intact. The formation of a new government will be determined by negotiations among the parties. National figures are available.

25 May: In the first round of the Colombian presidential election, President Juan Manuel Santos has polled only 25% of the vote, trailing Iván Zuluaga, with 29%. Zuluaga is being supported by former President Alvaro Uribe. A run-off will be held on 15 June. National figures are available.

25 May: In the second round of the Lithuanian presidential election, incumbent independent President Dalia Grybauskaite has defeated Social Democrat Zigmantas Balcytis, with 58% of the vote. National figures are available.

25 May: In the Ukrainian presidential election, non-party candidate Petro Porochenko has been elected in the first round, with 54% of the vote. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko came a distant second. Pro-Russian and extreme right nationalist candidates polled poorly. Regional-level figures are available.

20 May: In the Malawi presidential election, the incumbent president Joyce Banda, who succeeded Bingu wa Mutharika on his death in 2012, has been defeated by Peter Mutharika, brother of the late president. National figures are available. No figures are available for the legislative election held on the same day.

18 May: In the second round of the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, the ruling PAIGC candidate, José Mário Vaz, has been elected with 61% of the vote, ahead of the independent Nuno Nabiam. National figures are available.

12 May: In the Indian legislative election, the conservative Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi has won an absolute majority of seats, while polling only 32% of the vote. The Indian National Congress led by Rahul Gandhi has been heavily defeated after ten years in power. National figures are available.

11 May: In the first round of the Lithuania presidential election, incumbent independent President Dalia Grybauskaite leads with 46% of the vote, ahead of Social Democrat Zigmantas Balcytis with 13%. A run-off will be held on 25 May. National figures are available.

4 May: In the South African legislative election, the ruling African National Congress has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority in the National Assembly, ensuring that Jacob Zuma will be re-elected President. Province-level figures are available.

4 May: In the Panamanian presidential election, Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez of the centrist Panamanianist Party has been elected with 39% of the vote, defeating the conservative candidate José Domingo Arias Villalaz, who polled 31%. (Panama does not hold run-off elections.) National figures are available. Results are not yet available for the legislative election held on the same day.


Elections in April 2014

30 April: In the Iraqi legislative election, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law party has improved its position, but will still need support from minor parties to form a new government. With the collapse of the Iraqi National Movement of former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, the main opposition to Maliki now comes from Islamist parties, the Sadrist Movement and the Islamic Supreme Council. The election was generally regarded as free and fair. National figures are available.

27 April: In the second round of the Macedonian presidential election, Gjorgje Ivanov of the conservative VMRO-DPMNE has defeated the Social Democrat Stevo Pendarovski with 57% of the vote. Figures are available.

17 April: In the Algerian presidential election, Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the ruling Front for National Liberation has been elected for a fourth term with 81% of the vote, in elections not regarded as free or fair. As usual in Algeria, the majority of voters did not vote or cast invalid votes. Figures are available.

13 April: In the first round of the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, made necessary by a military coup between the first and second rounds of the 2012 election, the ruling PAIGC candidate, José Mário Vaz, leads with 41% of the vote, ahead of an independent, Nuno Nabiam. A second round will be held on 18 May. Figures are available.

13 April: In the Guinea-Bissau legislative election, the ruling PAIGC has won a majority of seats. Figures are available.

13 April: In the first round of the Macedonian presidential election, Gjorgje Ivanov of the conservative VMRO-DPMNE has defeated the Social Democrat Stevo Pendarovski with 53% of the vote. But because he did not poll a majority of all registered voters, as required by the constitution, a run-off election will be necessary. Figures are available.

13 April: In the Macedonian legislative election, the conservative VMRO-DPMNE has won an increased majority in the legislature, while the opposition Social Democrats have lost seats. Figures are available.

9 April: In the Hungarian legislative election, the conservative Alliance of Young Democrats led by Prime Minister Victor Orban has been re-elected with its large majority only slightly reduced. The fascist Jobbik party polled 20% of the vote. National figures are available.

9 April: In the Indonesian legislative election, the opposition Indonesian Democratic Party - Struggle has won the largest share of votes and seats, mainly at the expense of President Yudhoyono's Democrat Party. National figures are available.

6 April: In the second round of the Costa Rica presidential election, Luis Solís Rivera of the leftist Citizen Action has easily defeated Johnny Araya Monge of the governing National Liberation, polling 77% of the vote. Figures are available.

5 April: In the Afghanistan presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah leads with 43% of the vote. He will face a run-off against Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on 28 May. Figures are available.


Elections in March 2014

29 March: In the second round of the Slovak Republic presidential election, independent candidate Andrej Kiska has defeated Social Democratic Prime Minister Robert Fico, polling 59% of the vote. Turnout was only 50%. Figures are available.

22 March: In the Maldives legislative election, the Progressive Party of Maldives and its allies, supporters of President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayoom, have won a majority of seats, defeating the Maldives Democratic Party of former President Mohamed Nasheed. Figures are available.

16 March: in the Serbian legislative election, Aleksandar Vucic's right-wing Serbian Progressive Party and its allies have won a large majority of seats. Liberal and centrist parties have been largely wiped out, leaving the Socialists as the major opposition party. Figures are available.

15 March: In Australia, in the South Australian state election, the Labor government of Premier Jay Weatherill has lost its majority, but will retain office with the support of an independent member. Statewide figures are available.

15 March: In Australia, in the Tasmanian state election, the Labor government of Premier Lara Giddings has been heavily defeated after 16 years in office. The Liberal Party under Will Hodgman will form a new majority government. Statewide figures are available.

15 March: In the first round of the Slovak Republic presidential election, Social Democratic Prime Minister Robert Fico leads independent candidate Andrej Kiska, but has polled only 28% of the vote. A run-off will be held on 29 March. Figures are available.

9 March: In the Colombian legislative election, supporters of conservative President Juan Manuel Santos have retained their majorities in both chambers of the National Congress. National figures are available.

9 March: In the second round of the El Salvador presidential election, Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the left-wing FMLN has defeated Norman Quijano González of the right-wing ARENA with 51% of the vote. Department-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in February 2014

20 February: In the Libyan Constitutional Assembly election, which was marred by violence and boycotts, partial results have been announced. Only a summary of elected candidates is available.

7 February: In the first round of the Costa Rica presidential election, Luis Solís Rivera of the leftist Citizen Action and Johnny Araya Monge of the governing National Liberation are the leading candidates, but since neither of them has the required 40% of the vote, a runoff will be held in April. Figures are available.

2 February: In the first round of the El Salvador presidential election, Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the left-wing FMLN leads with 48% of the vote, ahead of Norman Quijano González of the right-wing ARENA. A run-off will be held in March. Figures are available.

2 February: in the Thailand legislative election, no official results were released, but unofficial results suggested that the For Thais Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, won a majority of seats. This was the sixth successive election won by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra or his proxies. Due to boycotts and systematic obstruction of voting by the opposition, turnout was less than 50%. In some provinces no voting took place. Here is an analysis of the election based on unofficial results. On 21 March the Constitutional Court annulled the elections.


Elections in January 2014

5 January: In the Bangladesh legislative election, the Awami League of Sheikh Hasina Wazed and its allies have won a large majority of votes and nearly all the seats, as a result of a boycott by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party. National, regional and constituency-level figures, and constituency maps, are available.


Elections in December 2013

20 December: In the second round of the Madagascar presidential election, Hery Rajaonarimampianina of HVHAM has defeated Dr Jean-Louis Robinson of the AVANA party, with 53% of the vote. Figures are available.

20 December: In the Madagascar legislative election, the party supporting former President Andry Rajoelina has won the largest number of seats, but no party has a majority and many seats were won by independents. National, provincial and constituency-level figures are available.

15 December: In the second round of the Chilean presidential election, former President Michelle Bachelet of the centre-left New Majority coalition has defeated Evelyn Matthei of the conservative Alliance for Chile, polling 62% of the vote. Figures are available.

11 August: In the Mali legislative election, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta's Rally for Mali and its allies have won a majority of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

15 December: In the Turkmenistan legislative election, parties supporting President Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov have won all the seats. No opposition to Berdimukhamedov's regime is permitted. No figures are available.

5 December: In the Mauritania legislative election, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's Union for the Republic has won a majority of seats, though it polled only 21% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in November 2013

24 November: In the Honduras presidential election, Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado of the conservative National Party has been elected despite polling only 37% of the vote. The centre-left vote was split between the official Liberal candidate and Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, wife of the former President. Department-level figures are available.

19 November: in the Nepal legislative election, the Nepal Congress has regained its traditional dominant position, inflicting a heavy defeat on the Maoist Communist Party which won the 2008 election. National figures are available.

17 November: In the first round of the Chilean presidential election, former President Michelle Bachelet of the centre-left New Majority coalition leads Evelyn Matthei of the conservative Alliance for Chile. A run-off will be held in December. Figures are available.

17 November: In the Chilean legislative election, the centre-left New Majority coalition has won majorities in both chambers of the legislature. National figures are available.

16 November: In the second round of the Maldives presidential election, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayoom of the Progressive Party of Maldives has been elected with 51% of the vote. Figures are available.

9 November: In the re-run of the first round of the Maldives presidential election, former President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives Democratic Party again leads, this time with 46% of the vote. Figures are available.

6 November: In the Tajikistan presidential election, President Emomali Rakhmanov has been re-elected with 84% of the vote against token opposition. No serious opposition to his regime is allowed. Figures are available.


Elections in October 2013

27 October: in the Argentinian legislative election, the Front for Victory party of Peronist President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has maintained its position as the largest party in both houses of the Congress. National figures are available.

27 October: in the Georgia presidential election, Giorgi Margvelashvili of the Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia party has been elected with 62% of the vote. Figures are available.

25 October: In the Czech Republic legislative election, the Social Democrats have emerged as the largest party as the conservative vote has splintered among several right-wing and populist parties. A coalition government led by the Social Democrats is the likely outcome. National figures are available.

25 October: In the first round of the Madagascar presidential election, Dr Jean-Louis Robinson of the AVANA party, with 21%, leads Hery Rajaonarimampianina of HVHAM, with 16%, in a large field of candidates. A runoff will be held in December. Figures are available.

20 October: In the Luxembourg legislative election, the conservative Christian Social People's Party government of Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has lost its majority. The opposition parties will form a centre-left coalition government led by Xavier Bettel, ending 34 years of conservative government. National figures are available.

9 October: In the Azerbaijan presidential election, President Ilham Aliyev has been re-elected with 85% of the vote. International observers have described the election as not free and fair. Figures are available.


Elections in September 2013

29 September: In the Austrian legislative election, the governing coalition of the Social Democrats and the People's Party has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority. The Freedom Party and the Greens have made gains. National figures are available.

28 September: In the Guinea legislative election, the first since 2002, the Rally of the Guinean People, the party of President Alpha Condé, has won the neraly half the seats, and will have a majority with the support of minor parties. National figures are available.

22 September: In the German legislative election, the Christian Democrat Party of the Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has seen a strong rise in its vote. But the Free Democrats, Merkel's coalition partners, have fallen below the 5% threshold and will be eliminated from the Bundestag. That leaves the three centre-left parties, the SPD, the Greens and The Left, with a majority of seats (319 to 311), despite polling only 42.7% between them. The centre-left cannot form a government because the SPD will not co-operate with The Left. That leaves a CDU-SPD "grand coalition" as the most likely outcome. National, state and constituency-level figures, plus maps, are available.

9 September: In the Norwegian legislative election, the left-centre coalition of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has been defeated by a coalition of conservative opposition parties. Erna Solberg of the Conservative Party will be the new Prime Minister. District-level figures are available.

7 September: In the Australian legislative election, the Australian Labor Party government of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been defeated by the conservative coalition led by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott. The new government will not have a majority in the Senate. Preliminary national figures for the Senate, and constituency-level figures and maps for the House of Representatives, are available. I will update these pages as final figures become available.

7 September: In the first round of the Maldives presidential election, former President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives Democratic Party leads with 45% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in August 2013

11 August: In the second round of the Mali presidential election, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of the Rally for Mali has been elected with 77% of the vote, defeating Soumaïla Cisse of the Union for the Republic and Democracy. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2013

31 July: in the Zimbabwe presidential elections, President Robert Mugabe of the ZANU-PF party has been re-elected with 62% of the vote, defeating Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change. Province-level figures are available.

31 July: in the Zimbabwe legislative elections, President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party has won a large majority in the House of Assembly, defeating the Movement for Democratic Change. Constituency-level figures are available.

28 July: In the Cambodia legislative election, the governing Cambodian People's Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen has been re-elected with a sharply reduced majority. The leader of the opposition National Rescue Party, Sam Rainsy, is disputing the results. Province-level figures are available.

28 July: In the first round of the Mali presidential election, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of the Rally for Mali leads with 39% of the vote. Figures are available.

28 July: In the Northern Cyprus legislative election, the opposition Republican Turkish Party has won the largest number of seats and will form a coalition government. District-level figures are available.

27 July: In the Kuwait legislative election, the fifth in five years, a new legislature has been elected on a non-party basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

21 July: In the Japanese House of Councillors (upper house) election, the governing Liberal Democratic Party and its allies have won a clear majority against the opposition Democratic Party and other parties. National figures are available.

21 July: in the Togo legislative election, President Faure Gnassingbe's Union for the Republic has won a majority. Prefecture-level figures and a map are available.


Elections in June 2013

26 June: In the Mongolia presidential election, the incumbent President, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of the Democratic Party, has been re-elected with just over 50% of the vote. Figures are available.

23 June: In the Albania legislative election, the Socialist Party of Edi Rama and its allies have won a sweeping victory over the long-serving Democratic Party government of Prime Minister Sali Berisha and its allies. District-level figures are available.

14 June: In the Iran presidential election, Hassan Rohani of the Combatant Clergy Association, regarded as a moderate among the ruling Islamic clergy, has been elected with 50.7% of the vote. National figures are available.

8 June: In the Nauru legislative election, the third in three years, a new non-party legislature has been re-elected. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.


Elections in May 2013

13 May: In the Philippines legislative election, supporters of President Benigno C Aquino III have won majorities in both chambers of the National Congress. Senate figures are available.

12 May: In the Bulgarian legislative election, the right-wing Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has lost its majority, but remains the largest party in the National Assembly. Plamen Oresharski, a non-party figure, has formed a government backed by the Socialist leader Sergei Stanishev. National figures are available.

11 May: in the Pakistan legislative election, the PML(N) party of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has won a small overall majority of seats with less than a third of the vote. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

5 May: in the Malaysia legislative election, the governing National Front of Prime Minister Najib Razak been returned to office with a slightly reduced majority. The opposition coalition led by Anwar Ibrahim polled 50.9% of the vote, but was deprived of victory by gross rigging of the electoral system. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in April 2013

27 April: In the Iceland legislative election, the conservative Independence Party and its ally the Progressive Party have won a large majority, defeating the incumbent left-wing coalition of the social democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement. The likely new Prime Minister will be Bjarni Benediktsson. Constituency-level figures are available.

21 April: in the Paraguay presidential election, Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara of the conservative National Republican Association has been elected, ending Paraguay's brief flirtation with leftist rule. National figures are available.

14 April: In the Venezuelan presidential election, interim President Nicolás Maduro Moros has been narrowly elected following the death of President Chavez, with 50% of the vote, defeating the liberal opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. National figures are available.

7 April: in the Montenegro presidential election, the incumbent president, Filip Vujanovic of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, has been re-elected with 51% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in March 2013

9 March: In Australia, in the Western Australia state election, the Liberal-National coalition government led by Premier Colin Barnett has been re-elected with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

9 March: in the Malta legislative election, the Maltese Labour Party under Dr Joseph Muscat has defeated the incumbent Nationalist Party government of Lawrence Gonzi. Constituency-level figures are available.

5 March: In the Micronesia legislative election, a new legislature has been elected on a non-partisan basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 March: in the Kenya presidential election, Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's first president, has won a narrow outright majority, defeating Prime Minister Raila Odinga. National figures are available.


Elections in February 2013

24 February: in the second round of the Cyprus presidential election, Nikos Anastasiades of the conservative DISI party has defeated Stavros Malas of the communist AKEL party. Figures are available.

24 February: in the Italian legislative election, the centre-left coalition led by Pier Luigi Bersani has won a majority in the Chamber of Deputies, defeating the conservative People of Liberty party of Silvio Berlusconi. The populist Five Star movement came a strong third and will hold the balance of power in the Senate. Regional-level figures for the Chamber of Deputies and national figures for the Senate are available.

22 February: In the Djibouti legislative election, President Ismail Omar Guelleh's party has won a comfortable majority in the country's first election conducted by proportional representation. Opposition parties have gained representation, but claim the count was falsified. District-level figures are available.

21 Febuary: in the Barbados legislative election, the Democratic Labour Party government of Freundel Stuart has been re-elected with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

17 February: in the first round of the Cyprus presidential election, Nikos Anastasiades of the conservative DISI party leads Stavros Malas of the communist AKEL party. A run-off will be held on 24 February. Figures are available.

18 February: In the Armenia presidential election, President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republican Party has been re-elected with 58% of the vote, defeating Raffi Hovhannisyan of the Heritage party. Figures are available. National figures are available.

17 February: In the Ecuador presidential election, left-wing incumbent President Rafael Correa Delgado has been re-elected with 57% of the vote. National figures are available.

17 February: In the Ecuador legislative election, President Correa's PAIS party has won a majority in the National Assembly. National figures are available.

10 February: in the Monaco legislative election, the governing Union for Monaco has been heavily defeated by the opposition party, Horizon Monaco. Figures are available.

3 February: In the Liechtenstein legislative election, the governing coalition of the Progressive Citizens' Party (FBPL) and the Fatherland Union (VU) has lost seats in the Landtag to the opposition, but will form a new government under Adrian Hasler of the FBPL. District-level figures are available.


Elections in January 2013

25 January: In the second round of the Czech Republic presidential election (the first time the country has elected its president by direct election), Milos Zeman, a dissident socialist, has defeated Karel Schwarzenberg, a right-wing populist. National figures are available.

23 January: in the Jordanian legislative election, I have so far been unable to find any published figures.

22 January: In the Israel legislative election, the right-wing Likud-Beiteinu party of Binyamin Netanyahu and its allies have won exactly half the seats in the Knesset, a worse result than expected, while a range of opposition parties has won the other half. The formation of a new government will depend on negotiations among the parties. Figures are available.

11-12 January: In the Czech Republic presidential election (the first time the country has elected its president by direct election), renegade candidates from right and left have defeated candidates of both the governing ODS and the opposition CSSD. Karel Schwarzenberg, a right-wing populist, and Milos Zeman, a dissident socialist, will contest a run-off on 25 January. National figures are available.


Elections in December 2012

19 December: in the Republic of Korea presidential election, Park Geun-hye of the conservative New World Party has been elected with 51% of vote, defeating Moon Jae-in of the Democratic United Party. National figures are available.

16 December: In the Japanese legislative election, the opposition Liberal Democratic Party and its ally the Clean Government Party have returned to power after less than four years, with a crushing victory over Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's Democratic Party. The new PM is the LDP's Shinzo Abe. The LDP-CGP coalition won two-thirds of the seats with 39% of the vote, helped by the fragmenting of the party system. National figures are available.

9 December: In the Romanian legislative election, the Social Liberal Union, a coalition of centre-left parties supporting Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta, has won a sweeping victory, winning large majorities in both chambers of the legislature. County-level figures are available.

7 December: In the Ghana presidential election, interim President John Dramani Mahama of the governing National Democratic Congress has defeated Nana A D Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party. Figures are available.

7 December: In the Ghana legislative election, President John Dramani Mahama's National Democratic Congress has won a small overall majority, defeating the New Patriotic Party. Constituency-level figures are available.

2 December: in the second round of the Slovenian presidential election, Borut Pahor, the candidate supported by the Slovenian Social Democratic Party, has defeated incumbent president Dr Danilo Türk, with 67% of the vote. Figures are available.

2 December: In the Burkina Faso legislative election, the ruling Congress for Democracy and Progress has retained control of the National Assembly. Province-level figures and a map are available.

1 December: In the Kuwait legislative election, following elections in February which were annulled, supporters of the government have won all the seats on a very low turnout. Both liberal and Islamist opposition parties boycotted the elections. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in November 2012

17 November: in the first round of the Sierra Leone presidential election, President Ernest Bai Koroma of the All People's Congress has been re-elected with 58% of the vote. Figures are available.

17 November: in the Sierra Leone legislative election, President Koroma's All People's Congress has won a majority in the Parliament. Constituency-level figures are available.

11 November: In the San Marino legislative election, the coalition led by the Christian Democrats has retained a narrow majority. Figures are available.

11 November: in the first round of the Slovenian presidential election, Borut Pahor, the candidate supported by the Slovenian Social Democratic Party, leads the incumbent president Dr Danilo Türk. A second round will be held on 2 December. Figures are available.

6 November: In the Palau presidential election, Tommy E Remengesau Jr has defeated incumbent president Johnson Toribiong in a non-partisan contest. Figures are available. Figures for the legislative election held on the same day are also available.

6 November: In the United States of America presidential election, the Democratic Party incumbent, President Barack H Obama of Illinois, has defeated the Republican Party candidate, former Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, with 51.0% of the popular vote and 332 Electoral College votes. State-level figures and a map are available.

6 November: In the United States of America legislative election, the Democratic Party has increased its majority in the Senate, while the Republican Party has retained a reduced majority in the House of Representatives. Full Senate and House of Representatives figures are available.


Elections in October 2012

30 October: In the Vanuatu legislative election, Prime Minister Sato Kilman of the People's Progress Party has won enough support to form a new coalition government. Constituency-level figures are available.

28 October: in the Ukrainian legislative election, President Viktor Yanukhovych's Russian-dominated Party of the Regions has won the most seats and will have a majority with the support of the Communists and independents, against a badly divided nationalist and liberal opposition. Constituency-level figures are available. These are available nowhere else in English!

14 and 28 October: In the Lithuanian legislative election, the Social Democrats have emerged as the largest party, defeating the conservative coalition government. Social Democrat leader Algirdas Butkevicius will form a new government. National and constituency-level figures, plus a map, are available.

14 October: In the Montenegro legislative election, the governing European Montenegro party of Prime Minister Milo Dukanovic has lost its overall majority, but will retain office with the support of minor parties. Figures are available.

12-13 October: In the Czech Republic Senate election, the opposition Social Democrats have inflicted a heavy defeat on the ruling Civic Democratic Party, winning an increased majority in the Czech Senate. District-level figures are available.

7 October: In the Venezuelan presidential election, the left-wing President Hugo Chavez has been re-elected with 55% of the vote, defeating the liberal opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Province-level figures are available.

1 October: In the Georgia legislative election, opposition leader Bidzina Ivanishvili's Georgia Dream party has defeated the United National Movement of President Mikheil Saakashvili and won a large majority in the legislature. Figures are available.


Elections in September 2012

12 September: In the Netherlands legislative election, held early because of the collapse of the previous government, both the governing liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy and the opposition Labour Party have made gains at the expense of minor parties of the extreme right and left. They two main parties will form a coalition government. The election is a victory for pro-EU parties. National figures are available.

9 September: In the Hong Kong SAR legislative election, pro-Beijing and pro-democracy parties have won approximately equal numbers of votes and seats, although the pro-democracy camp has become more fragmented among several parties. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in August 2012

31 August: In the Angola legislative election, the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola has won a large majority of votes, but has lost ground to opposition parties. Province-level figures and a map are available.

25 August: In Australia, in the Northern Territory election, the Country Liberal Party led by Terry Mills has defeated the Australian Labor Party government of Chief Minister Paul Henderson. Figures and a map are available.


Elections in July 2012

15 July: In the Republic of Congo legislative election, The Congolese Labour Party of President Denis Sassou N'Guesso has won a large majority of seats, in elections generally regarded as not free or fair. No figures are available.

7 July: In the East Timor legislative election, President Vasconcelos's CNRT has improved its position, but has not won a majority of seats. Figures are available.

7 July: In the Libyan legislative election, the first free election in the country's history, the moderate National Forces Alliance has emerged as the dominant party, defeating the islamist Justice and Construction Party. Constituency-level figures are available.

23 June to 6 July: In the Papua New Guinea legislative election, supporters of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill have won enough seats to form a government. No useable figures are available.

1 July: In the Mexican presidential election, Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party has been elected with 38% of the vote against both conservative and left-wing candidates. The PRI returns to power after 12 years in opposition. Figures are available.

1 July: In the Mexican legislative election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party has fallen just short of outright majorities in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, but will have the support of some minor parties. State-level figures for the Senate and national figures for the Chamber are available.

1 July: In the Senegal legislative election, the United in Hope party of President Macky Sall has won a majority of votes and seats. Figures are available.


Elections in June 2012

30 June: In the Iceland presidential election, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has been elected to a record fifth term. Figures are available.

28 June: In the Mongolia legislative election, the opposition Democratic Party has emerged as the largest party thanks to a split in the ruling Mongol People's Party, but does not have a majority. Figures are available.

17 June: In the second round of the Egyptian presidential election, the first free presidential election in Egyptian history, Mohammed Morsi of the Freedom and Justice Party, a front for the Muslim Brotherhood, has defeated former prime minister Dr Ahmed Mohammed Shafik. Figures are available.

17 June: In the second round of the French legislative election, President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party and its allies the Greens and the Radicals have won a majority of seats, defeating the conservative UMP and its allies. National figures are available.

17 June: In the Greek legislative election, the second in two months, the parties favouring the EU bailout plan, the conservative New Democracy and the socialist PASOK, have made modest gains, but enough to gain a small majority Greece's weighted voting system. The left-wing anti-bailout SIRIZA party has emerged as the official opposition, while minor parties of left and right lost ground. National figures are available.

10 June: In the first round of the French legislative election, President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party and its allies have polled a plurality of votes and are well-placed to win a majority of seats in the second round on 17 June. National figures are available.


Elections in May 2012

26 May: In the Lesotho legislative election, the ruling Lesotho Congress for Democracy has been defeated by a new party, the Democratic Congress. Figures are available.

23 May: In the first round of the Egyptian presidential election, the first free presidential election in Egyptian history, the two leading candidates are Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood and Dr Ahmed Mohammed Shafik, who was Prime Minister under former dictator Hosni Mubarak. A run-off will be held on 16-17 June. Figures are available.

20 May: In the Dominican Republic presidential election, Danilo Medina Sánchez of the Dominican Liberation Party has been elected with 51% of the vote, defeating Rafael Hipólito Mejía Domínguez of the Dominician Revolutionary Party. Figures are available.

20 May: in the second round of the Serbian presidential election, Tomislav Nikolic of the right-wing Progressive Party has defeated incumbent President Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party. Figures are available.

10 May: In the Algerian legislative election, the ruling National Liberation Front has gained seats, falling just short of an overall majority in the National Assembly, despite polling only 17% of the vote. As always in Algeria, the majority of voters did not vote or cast invalid votes. Figures are available.

7 May: In the Bahamas legislative election, the Progressive Liberal Party led by Perry Christie has comfortably defeated the Free National Movement government of veteran PM Hubert Ingraham. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

6 May: In the Armenian legislative election, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia has been returned to office, winning an absolute majority in the National Assembly. Constituency-level figures are available.

6 May: In the second round of the French presidential election, the Socialist Party's François Hollande has defeated conservative President Nicholas Sarkozy, polling 52% of the vote. It is the French left's first presidential election victory since 1988. Regional-level figures are available.

6 May: In the Greek legislative election, the governing coalition of the conservative New Democracy and the socialist PASOK parties which favoured the EU bailout plan has lost heavily, polling only 35% of the vote and falling two seats short of a majority even under Greece's weighted voting system. The anti-bailout forces are sharply divided between left and right. Constituency-level figures are available.

6 May: in the first round of the Serbian presidential election, centrist President Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party has a narrow lead over Tomislav Nikolic of the right-wing Progressive Party. They will contest a run-off on 30 May. Figures are available.

6 May: in the Serbian legislative election, the Choice for a Better Life coalition led by President Boris Tadic's Democratic Party has lost ground, but the right-wing opposition Let's Get Serbia Moving coalition has failed to make gains. The main winner is the Socialist Party, which has more than doubled its representation. Figures are available.


Elections in April 2012

22 April: In the first round of the French presidential election, President Nicholas Sarkozy trails the Socialist Party's François Hollande. Both candidates polled less than 30% of the vote, making the second round on 6 May unpredictable. Regional-level figures are available.

21 April: In the second round of the East Timor presidential election, José Maria Vasconcelos (Tuar Matan Ruak) of CNRT has defeated Francisco Guterres (Lu Olo) of FRETILIN, with 61% of the vote. Figures are available.

11 April: in the Republic of Korea legislative election, the conservative New World Party of President Lee Myung-bak has defied predictions and won a narrow overall majority. Constituency-level figures are available. These are not available in English anywhere else. I have also added constituency maps.

1 April: In 45 by-elections to the Burmese legislature, the opposition National League for Democracy, which boycotted the November 2010 elections, has apparently won most of the contests, and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in Rangoon. No figures are yet available. Read all about it.


Elections in March 2012

29 March: In the Gambia legislative election, President Yahya Jammeh's Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction has won nearly all the seats after opposition parties boycotted the election. Figures are available.

25 March: In the second round of the Senegal presidential election, Macky Sall of the Alliance of Progressive Forces has easily defeated long-ruling President Abdoulaye Wade, who was seeking a third term in defiance of the Constitution. Figures are available.

24 March: In Australia, in the Queensland state election, Campbell Newman's Liberal National Party has won a landslide victory against the Australian Labor Party government of Premier Anna Bligh. Preliminary figures are available.

18 March: In the first round of the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, caused by the death of President Malam Bacai Sanha, the ruling PAIGC candidate, Carlos Gomes Júnior, leads with 49% of the vote. A second round was to have been held on 22 April, but was prevented by a military coup. Figures are available.

17 March: In the first round of the East Timor presidential election, non-party President Jose Ramos Horta has been defeated. The two leading candidates, Francisco Guterres of FRETILIN and Tuar Matan Ruak of CNRT, will contest a run-off on 21 April. Figures are available.

11 March: In the El Salvador legislative election, the right-wing ARENA party has won a plurality of seats, ahead of President Mauricio Funes's left-wing FMLN. Department-level figures are available.

10 March: In the Slovak Republic legislative election, the Direction - Social Democrats party of Robert Fico has won an absolute majority, defeating the four-party coalition government led by Iveta Radicová. National figures are available.

7 March: in the Belize legislative election, Prime Minister Dean Barrow's United Democratic Party has been returned with a small majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

4 March: In the Russian presidential election, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been elected to a third term as President, with 63% of the vote. The elections were generally regarded as not free or fair. National figures are available.


Elections in February 2012

26 February: In the first round of the Senegal presidential election, President Abdoulaye Wade leads, but has polled only 35% of the vote against 13 other candidates. He will contest a runoff against Macky Sall of the Alliance of Progressive Forces on 25 March. Regional-level figures and maps are available.

21 February: In the Yemen presidential election, Vice-President Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi has been elected unopposed as part of a peace deal following the resignation of President Saleh. Figures are available.

12 February: In the Turkmenistan presidential election, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov has been re-elected with a reported 97% of the vote, against only token opposition. No serious opposition to his regime is permitted. No figures are available.

5 February: In the second round of the Finnish presidential election, the conservative candidate Sauli Niinistö has defeated the Greens candidate Pekka Haavisto with 62% of the vote. Figures are available.

2 February: In the Kuwait legislative election, called early, conservative and Islamist candidates have strengthened their position. No figures are yet available.


Elections in January 2012

22 January: In the first round of the Finnish presidential election, the conservative candidate Sauli Niinistö leads with 37% of the vote in a field of eight. He will face a runoff in February against the Greens candidate Pekka Haavisto. The Social Democrats of outgoing President Tarja Halonen polled only 6%. Figures are available.

15 January: In the Kazakhstan legislative election, president Nursultan Nazarbayev's "Light of the Fatherland" party and allied parties have won all the seats, in elections not regarded as free or fair. Figures are available.

14 January: in the Taiwan presidential election, Ma Ying Jeou of the conservative Nationalist Party has elected to a second term with 51% of the vote, defeating Tsai Ing Wen of the Democratic Progressive Party. Figures are available.

14 January: in the Taiwan legislative election, the conservative Nationalist Party has retained its majority in the legislature, although the opposition Democratic Progressive Party has made gains. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

3 January: Following the third stage of the Egyptian legislative election, I have now uploaded a complete set of voting figures for the party-list seats. The Egyptian Election Commission has posted no voting figures for the two-member constituencies, although the winners are known. I have also updated my maps.


Elections in December 2011

29 December: In the Jamaica legislative election, the People's National Party led by Portia Simpson-Miller has returned to power after one term in opposition, defeating the Jamaica Labour Party government of Andrew Holness. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 December: In the Gabon legislative election, President Ali Bongo Ondimba's Democratic Party has won 74% of the vote and nearly all the seats after the major opposition parties boycotted the election. Province-level figures are available.

15 December: In the Cote d'Ivoire legislative election, President Alassane Ouattara's Rally of Republicans party has won just on half the seats, not a great result considering that the main opposition party boycotted the election. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 December: In the Croatian legislative election, a coalition led by Zoran Milanovic's Social Democrats have won an absolute majority in the legislature, defeating the conservative Croatian Democratic Community (HDZ) government of Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor. National figures are available.

4 December: In the Russian legislative election, United Russia, the party of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has suffered a reduction in both votes and seats but has retained its majority in the State Duma. The elections were generally regarded as not free or fair. National figures are available.

4 December: In the Slovenia legislative election, the governing Social Democrats of Prime Minister Borut Pahor have been heavily defeated by a coalition led by Ljubljana mayor Zoran Jankovic. Figures are available.


Elections in November 2011

28 November: In the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election, President Joseph Kabila has been re-elected with 49% the vote, defeating Etienne Tshisekedi. The elections were poorly managed and there was widespread rigging. Figures are available.

28 November: In the first stage of the Egyptian legislative election, the first free election in Egyptian history, two islamist parties, the Freedom and Justice Party and the Party of Light, have won a large majority of votes and seats in the first nine governorates to vote. The election will continue in stages until January. Figures are available.

25 November: in the Moroccan legislative election, the Islamist party, Justice and Development, has emerged as the largest party. Circumscription-level voting figures are available.

21 November: in the Marshall Islands legislative election, voters have elected a new legislature on a non-party basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

28 August: In the Guyana legislative election, the ruling People's Progressive Party has been re-elected, but has lost its majority in the legislature and will rely on the support of a minor party. National figures are available.

28 November: In the St Lucia legislative election, the St Lucia Labour Party led by former Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has defeated the conservative United Workers Party government led by Prime Minister Stephenson King. National figures are available.

26 November: In the New Zealand legislative election, the National Party has been re-elected with an increased plurality of seats, but just short of a majority. Prime Minister John Key will be able to form a new government with the support of minor parties. Constituency-level figures are available.

24 November: In the Gambia presidential election, President Yahyah Jammeh has been re-elected with 71% of the vote. Figures are available.

20 November: in the Spanish legislative election, the People's Party led by Mariano Rajoy has won a majority in the Congress of Deputies, defeating the Socialist government after seven years in office. Circumscription-level figures are available.

8 November: In the second round of the Liberian presidential election, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of the Unity Party has been re-elected with 90% of the vote, after the opposition Congress for Democratic Change decided not to contest the second round. Figures are available.

6 November: in the second round of the Guatemala presidential election, Otto Pérez Molina of the conservative Patriotic Party has been elected with 53% of the vote, defeating Manuel Baldizón of the Renewed Democratic Liberty. Department-level figures are available.


Elections in October 2011

30 October: In the second round of the Bulgarian presidential election, the candidate of the governing GERB party, Rosen Plevneliev, has had a surprisingly narrow win (52%) over Ivailo Kalfin of the Socialist Party. Figures are available.

30 October: In the Kyrgyz Republic presidential election, Atambayev Almazbek of the Social Democratic Party has been elected with 63% of the vote. Figures are available.

27 October: In the Irish presidential election, the Labour candidate Michael D Higgins has been elected with 40% of the vote on the first count, defeating six other candidates. It is the first time Labour has ever won a national election in Ireland. Figures are available.

23 October: in the Argentinian presidential election, the Peronist President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been re-elected with 53% of the vote. Figures are available.

23 October: In the first round of the Bulgarian presidential election, the candidate of the governing GERB party, Rosen Plevneliev, leads with 40% of the vote. He will face a run-off against Ivailo Kalfin of the Socialist Party on 30 October. Figures are available.

23 October: in the Swiss legislative election, the Social Democrats have strengthened their position within the four-party governing coalition, at the expense of the right-wing Swiss People's Party. Canton-level figures are available.

23 October: In the Tunisian constituent assembly election, the first free election in Tunisia's history, the Islamist Renaissance party has emerged as the largest party, with 37% of the vote. Governorate-level figures are available.

11 October: In the first round of the Liberian presidential election, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of the Unity Party leads with 43% of the vote. She will face a run-off against Winston Tubman of the Congress for Democratic Change on 8 November. Figures are available.

9 October: in the Cameroun presidential election, President Paul Biya, who has been in power since 1982, has been re-elected with 77% of the vote. The election was not regarded as free or fair. Figures are available.

9 October: in the Polish legislative election, the liberal Citizens' Platform party led by Prime Minister Donald Tusk has held its position as the largest party, and will form a coalition government with the People's Party. District-level figures and a map are available.

1 October: In the Seychelles legislative election, the People's Party of President James Michel has won all the seats following a boycott by the main opposition parties. National figures are available.


Elections in September 2011

20 September: In the Zambia presidential election, The Patriotic Front candidate, veteran oppositionist Michael Sata, has defeated President Rupiah Banda of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy. Preliminary figures are available.

17 September: in the Danish legislative election, the left-wing coalition led by the Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt has defeated the liberal-conservative coalition government of Lars Løkke Rasmussen. Thorning-Schmidt will become Denmark's first female prime minister. District-level figures and a map are available.

17 September: In the Latvian legislative election, called early after a "dissolution referendum," the social-democratic Harmony Centre party has won the largest number of seats, defeating Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis's Unity coalition. National figures are available.

11 September: in the first round of the Guatemala presidential election, Otto Pérez Molina of the conservative Patriotic Party leads with 36% of the vote. He will face a run-off against Manuel Baldizón of the Renewed Democratic Liberty on 6 November. Department-level figures and maps are available.

11 September: in the Guatemala legislative election, President-elect Otto Pérez Molina's conservative Patriotic Party has won the largest number of seats. Department-level figures and a map are available.


Elections in August 2011

27 August : In the Singapore presidential election, Tony Tan, an independent but generally seen as the candidate of the governing People's Action Party, has been narrowly elected over other independent candidates. Figures are available.

21 August: In the second round of the Cape Verde presidential election, Jorge Carlos Fonseca of the opposition Movement for Democracy has been elected with of the vote, defeating Manuel Inocêncio Sousa of the ruling PAIGC. Figures are available.

7 August: In the first round of the Cape Verde presidential election, Jorge Carlos Fonseca of the opposition Movement for Democracy leads with 38% of the vote. A second round will be held on 21 August. Figures are available.

7 August: In the second round of the Sao Tome and Principe presidential election, the independent candidate Manuel Pinto da Costa has been elected with 53% of vote. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2011

17 July: In the first round of the Sao Tome and Principe presidential election, the independent candidate Manuel Pinto da Costa leads with 35% of the vote. A second round will be held on 7 August. Figures are available.

3 July: in the Thailand legislative election, the For Thais Party led by Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of the deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has won an overall majority. This is the fifth successive election won by Thaksin or his proxies. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in June 2011

12 June: In the Turkish legislative election, the ruling Justice and Development Party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority. Province-level figures and maps are available.

5 June: In the Macedonia legislative election, the conservative-nationalist coalition led by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been re-elected with an reduced majority. Figures are available.

5 June: In the second round of the Peruvian presidential election, the left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala Tasso has narrowly defeated the right-winger Keiko Fujimori. Figures are available.

5 June: In the Portuguese legislative election, the Socialist government of Prime Minister José Sócrates Carvalho Pinto de Sousa has been defeated by the coalition of conservative parties led by Pedro Passos Coelho. District-level figures are available.


Elections in May 2011

22 May: In the Cyprus legislative election, both the conservative Democratic Allience and the left-wing AKEL party have made gains at the expense of minor parties. Figures are available.

19 May: In the Seychelles presidential election, President James Michel of the People's Party has been re-elected with 55% of the vote. District-level figures are available.

7 May: In the Singapore legislative election, the governing People's Action Party has been re-elected with its majority somewhat reduced and its share of the vote cut to 60%: the best result ever achieved by the opposition parties. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

2 May: In the Canadian legislative election, the governing Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has won an overall majority. The left-wing New Democrats have become the official opposition, relegating the Liberals to third place. Province-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in April 2011

25 April: In the Chad presidential election, President Idriss Deby has been re-elected with 89% of the vote, after opposition parties boycotted the election. Figures are available.

17 April: In the Finnish legislative election, the right-wing populist True Finns party has made major gains, at the expense of all the other parties, with the Centre Party suffering the biggest losses. A conservative coalition including the True Finns is the most likely outcome. Figures are available.

16 April: In the Nigerian presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan of the governing People's Democratic Party, who succeeded to office on the death of President Yar'adua in 2010, has been elected to a full term with 59% of the vote. National and state-level figures and maps are available.

10 April: In the first round of the Peruvian presidential election, the left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala Tasso leads the right-winger Keiko Fujimori, while moderate candidates were eliminated. The two leading candidates will contest a run-off election. Figures are available.

9 April: In the Nigerian legislative election, the governing People's Democratic Party of President Goodluck Jonathan has retained its majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate, although the opposition has made substantial gains. By all accounts the election was much better conducted and less marred by corruption than were the 2007 elections. Complete figures are not available, but I have given those which are.

8 April: In the Djibouti presidential election, President Ismail Omar Guelleh has been re-elected with 80% of the vote after opposition parties boycotted the election.

3 April: In the Andorra legislative election, the Democrats for Andorra led by Antoni Marti have defeated the incumbent Social Democrats. Parish-level figures are available.

3 April: In the Kazakhstan presidential election, president Nursultan Nazarbayev has been re-elected with 95% of the vote, in elections not regarded as free or fair. Oblast-level figures are available.


Elections in March 2011

26 March: In Australia, in the New South Wales state election, the Australian Labor Party government has been heavily defeated after 16 years in power. The new Premier is Barry O'Farrell of the Liberal Party. Figures are available.

20 March: In the second round of the Haiti presidential election, the popular singer Michel Joseph Martelly has been elected with 68% of the vote, defeating former first lady Mirlande Manigat. Preliminary figures are available.

13 March: In the Benin presidential election, President Boni Yayi has been re-elected with 53% of the vote in the first round. Figures are available.

12 March: In the second round of the Niger presidential election, Mahamadou Issoufou of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism has been elected with 58% of the vote. Figures are available.

6 March: In the Estonian legislative election, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Andrus Ansip of the Reform Party has been re-elected. District-level figures are available. I have also uploaded district-level figures from the 2007 elections.

4 March: In the Samoa legislative election, the governing Human Rights Protection Party has been returned with its majority intact. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.


Elections in February 2011

25 February: In the Irish legislative election, the long-ruling Fianna Fail party has suffered the worst defeat in its history in the wake of Ireland's economic crisis. The Opposition Fine Gael and Labour parties will form a coalition government led by Fine Gael's Enda Kenny. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

18 February: In the Uganda presidential election, President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance Movement has been re-elected with 68% of the vote. Figures are available. No figures are yet available for the legislative elections held at the same time.

13 February: In the Chad legislative election, President Idriss Deby’s Patriotic Salvation Movement has won a large majority of seats against a fragmented opposition, although only a small majority of votes. Department-level figures are available. These figures are available nowhere else in English. This is the first time I have been able to present detailed election figures from Chad. I have also provided maps.

6 February: In the Cape Verde legislative election, the governing African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority. Figures are available.


Elections in January 2011

31 January: In the first round of the Niger presidential election, Mahamadou Issoufou of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism leads with 36% of the vote. He will face a run-off in March against Seyni Oumarou of the National Movement for Society and Development. Figures for the legislative election held on the same day are also available.

23 January: In the Central African Republic presidential election, President François Bozize has been re-elected with 66% of the vote. Figures are available. No figures are available for the legislative elections held at the same time.

23 January: In the Portuguese presidential election, Anibal Cavaco Silva of the conservative Social Democratic Party has been re-elected with 53% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in December 2010

26 December: In the second round of the Comoros presidential election, Ikililou Dhoinine, who is supported by outgoing President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, has been elected with 61% of the vote. National figures are available.

19 December: In the Belarus presidential election, incumbent president Aleksandr Lukashenko has been re-elected with 80% of the vote against token opposition. No serious opposition to Lukashenko's regime is permitted. Figures are available.

13 December: In the St Vincent and the Grenadines legislative election, the governing United Labour Party has been narrowly re-elected. Constituency-level figures are available.

12 December: in the Kosovo legislative election, the first since independence, the Albanian-nationalist Democratic Party of Kosovo led by Hashim Thaci has retained its position as the largest party. Figures are available.


Elections in November 2010

28 November: In the second round of the Cote d'Ivoire presidential election, the opposition candidate, former Prime Minister Alassane Ouattara, has defeated President Laurent Gbagbo, polling 54% of the vote. Gbagbo is refusing to accept the result. Figures are available.

28 November: In the first round of the Haiti presidential election, the opposition candidate Mirlande Manigat leads President Prevals's chosen successor, Jules Celestin. A runoff will be held on 16 January. Figures are available.

28 November: In the Moldova legislative election, the third in two years, the coalition led by Prime Minister Vlad Filat, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, has been re-elected with an increased majority over the Communist opposition. Figures are available.

25 November: In Australia, in the Victorian state election, the Australian Labor Party government of John Brumby has been defeated by the Liberal-National coalition led by Ted Baillieu. Figures are available.

25 November: In the Tonga legislative election, the Friendly Islands Democratic Party, which favours a fully democratic system, has won a majority of elected seats in the legislature (though not a majority of votes), but will still be outnumbered by independent members and representatives of the aristocracy. Constituency-level figures are available.

21 November: In the Burkina Faso presidential election, President Blaise Compaoré has been re-elected with 80% of the vote. Figures are available.

7 November: In the Azerbaijan legislative election, President Ilham Aliyev's New Azerbaijan Party has won a majority of seats against only token opposition. International observers have described the election as not free and fair. Constituency-level figures are available.

7 November: In the Burmese legislative election, the Union Solidarity and Development Party, which is a front for the military regime, has won two- thirds of the seats. The elections were generally regarded as fraudulent. National and state-level figures are available.

7 November: In the first round of the Comoros presidential election, Ikililou Dhoinine, who is supported by outgoing President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, leads the count. A second round will be held on 26 December. National figures are available.

7 November: In the second round of the Guinea presidential election, the first free election in the country's history, veteran opposition leader Alpha Condé has narrowly defeated former prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo. National figures are available.

2 November: In the United States of America legislative election, the Democratic Party has retained its majority in the Senate, but the Republican Party has won a majority in the House of Representatives. Full Senate and House of Representatives figures are available, plus maps.


Elections in October 2010

31 October: In the first round of the Cote d'Ivoire presidential election, the first for ten years, President Laurent Gbagbo leads the opposition candidate, former Prime Minister Alassane Ouattara, with 38% of the vote. Gbagbo and Outtara will contest a run-off election. Figures are available.

31 October: In the Tanzanian presidential election, Jakaya Kikwete of the ruling Party of the Revolution has been re-elected with 62% of the vote. Figures are available. The ruling party has also retained a comfortable majority in the National Assembly. Constituency-level figures for this election are also available.

30 October: In the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, Dilma Rousseff of the governing Workers Party has defeated the conservative candidate José Serra with 55% of the vote, and will become Brazil's first woman president on 1 January. National and state-level figures are available, plus maps.

15-16 October: In the Czech Republic Senate election, the Social Democrats, recovering strongly from their defeat in the May elections, have won an absolute majority in the Czech Senate. District-level figures are available.

10 October: In the Kyrgyz Republic legislative election, the Kyrgyz nationalist party the Idealistic Democratic Political Party has won the largest number of seats. Figures are available.

3 October: In the Bosnia and Herzegovia presidential election, the three ethnic communities, Bosniaks, Croatians and Serbs, have elected members of the collective presidency. As in 2006, Social Democrats have won two of the three positions. In the legislative elections held on the same day, the Social Democrats have retained their position as the largest party. Figures are available.

3 October: In the first round of the Brazilian presidential election, Dilma Rousseff of the governing Workers Party leads the conservative candidate José Serra. They will contest a run-off on 30 October. National and state-level figures are available, plus maps.

3 October: In the Brazilian legislative election, the centre-left coalition led by the Workers Party has won increased majorities in both houses of the Congress. National and state-level figures are available, plus a map.

2 October: In the Latvian legislative election, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis's Unity coalition has won the largest number of seats, and he will probably be able to form a new government. National figures are available.


Elections in September 2010

26 September: In the Venezuela legislative election, President Chavez's United Socialist Party of Venezuela has won a majority in the National Assembly, but has failed to win a majority of votes or the two-thirds majority of seats needed to pass "organic" laws. While Chavez has claimed victory, the result is generally seen as a setback. National, state and constituency-level figures are available.

19 September: The second round of the Guinea presidential election, due on this date, has been postponed to a date yet to be determined following allegations of vote-rigging in the first round.

19 September: In the Swedish legislative election, the governing conservative coalition of Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has lost its parliamentary majority, but the opposition Social Democrats have also lost ground. The balance of power is now held by the extreme right Swedish Democrats. County-level figures and maps are available.

18 September: The Afghanistan legislative election took place on this date, but results will not be announced until October

16 September: In the Tuvalu legislative election, a new non-party legislature has been elected. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in August 2010

21 August: In the Australian legislative election, the governing Australian Labor Party of Prime Minister Julia Gillard has lost its majority in the House of Representatives, but the conservative coalition led by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has failed to win a majority. Labor will form a minority government with the support of three independent members and one Greens member. National and state figures for both houses, a pendulum and maps are available.

9 August: In the Rwanda presidential election, President Paul Kagame has been re-elected with 93% of the vote, against token opposition and amid violence and intimidation of opponents. National figures are available.

4 August: In the Solomon Islands legislative election, the Solomon Islands Democratic Party has emerged as the largest party, but independents and minor parties hold the majority of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

1 August: In the Sao Tome and Principe legislative election, the opposition Independent Democratic Action party has won the largest number of seats, almost wiping out President Fradique de Menezes's Democratic Movement of the Forces for Change. National figures are available.


Elections in July 2010

23 July: In the Burundi legislative election, supporters of President Pierre Nkurunziza have won 81 of the 106 seats in the National Assembly after most opposition parties boycotted the election. No figures are available.

11 July: In the Japanese House of Councillors (upper house) election, the governing Democratic Party has lost ground to the opposition Liberal Democratic Party and its allies. National figures are available.

4 July: In the second round of the Polish presidential election, the centrist candidate Bronislaw Komorowski has defdeated the right-wing candidate Jaroslaw Kaczynski, with 53% of the vote. National figures are available.


Elections in June 2010

28 June: In the Burundi presidential election, President Pierre Nkurunziza has been re-elected unopposed afer the opposition boycotted the election. National figures are available.

27 June: In the first round of the Guinea presidential election, the first free election in the country's history, former prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo leads with 39% of the vote. He will contest a runoff against veteran opposition leader Alpha Condé on 1 August. National figures are available.

20 June: In the second round of the Colombian presidential election, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, candidate of outgoing President Uribe's Social Party of National Unity, has defeated the Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus by a wide margin. National figures are available.

19 June: In the Nauru legislative election, the second in three months, all but one member of the non-party legislature have been re-elected. Constituency-level figures are available.

13 June: In the Belgian legislative election, both the Flemish nationalists and the Socialists have made gains at the expense of the governing liberals of Prime Minister Yves Leterme. National figures are available.

12 June: In the Slovak Republic legislative election, the governing Direction party of Prime Minister Robert Fico has improved its position in the legislature. National figures are available.

9 June: In the Netherlands legislative election, the liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy has emerged as the largest party, and the centre-right has increased its overall majority. National figures are available.


Elections in May 2010

29 May: In the Czech Republic legislative election, both the main parties, the conservative ODS and the Social Democrats, have lost seats to new right-wing populist parties. A right-wing coalition government is the likely outcome. District-level figures are available.

25 May: In the Suriname legislative election, the Mega Combination party of former dictator and convicted drug dealer Dési Bouterse has emerged as the largest party. National figures are available.

24 May: In the Trinidad and Tobago legislative election, the ruling People's National Movement pf Prime Minister Patrick Manning has been defeated by a coalition of opposition parties led by Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who will become the country's first female Prime Minister. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

23 May: In the Ethiopian legislative election, electoral authorities say that the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front has won all but two of the 546 seats in the House of Repesentatives. The opposition claims the election were rigged, and international observers say there were serious irregularities. Official results have not yet been released.

16 May: In the Dominican Republic legislative election, the Dominican Liberation Party of President Leonel Fernandez has won majorities in both houses of the Congress. National and province-level figures are available.

10 May: In the Philippines presidential election, Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines Liberal Party has been elected with 41% of the vote, defeating former President Joseph Estrada and other candidates. National figures are available.

10 May: In the Philippines legislative election, the LAKAS-CMD party of outgoing President Gloria Arroyo has fallen just short of a majority in the House of Representatives. National, regional and constituency-level figures are available. This is the first time I've been able to present detailed figures from the Philippines.

6 May: In the British legislative election, the Labour Party of Prime Minister Gordon Brown has lost its majority, but the Conservatives led by David Cameron have failed to win a majority. The Liberal Democrats and other minor parties hold the balance of power and will determine who can form a government. Constituency-level figures are available, plus maps.

5 May: In the Mauritius legislative election, the governing coalition led by the Mauritius Labour Party under Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam has been returned to office with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.


Elections in April 2010

25 April: In the Austrian presidential election, the incumbent Socialist president, Dr Heinz Fischer, has been re-elected with 79% of the vote, opposed only by minor party candidates. National figures are available.

25 April: In the second round of the Hungarian legislative election, the conservative Alliance of Young Democrats led by Victor Orban has completed its crushing victory over the Socialist Party of Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai, winning an absolute majority of seats. Constituency-level figures are available, plus maps.

24 April: In the Nauru legislative election, all members of the non-party legislature have been re-elected. Constituency-level figures are available.

18 April: In the Northern Cyprus presidential election, Dervis Eroglu of the Party of National Unity has defeated the incumbent president Mehmet Ali Talat. Figures are available.

11-15 April: In the Southern Sudan presidential election, the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, Salva Kiir, has been elected President with 93% of the vote. Southern Sudan will become independent in July. National figures are available.

11-15 April: In the Sudanese presidential election, President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has been elected with 68% of the vote, according to official figures. Observers described the election as "not meeting international standards". National figures are available.

10 April: In the Sri Lankan legislative election, the left-wing United People's Freedom Alliance of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has had a very big victory over the opposition United National Party. District-level figures are available.


Elections in March 2010

20 March: In Australia, in the South Australian state election, the Labor government of Premier Mike Rann has been returned with an only slightly reduced majority, despite a large swing to the opposition Liberal party. Constituency-level figures are available.

20 March: In Australia, in the Tasmanian state election, the Labor government of Premier David Bartlett has lost its majority, but will form a minority government with the support of the Greens. Constituency-level figures are available.

14 March: In the Colombia legislative election, supporters of President Alvaro Uribe have won large majorities in both chambers of the National Congress. Department-level figures are available.

7 March: In the Iraq legislative election, the Iraqi National Movement of former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has won a narrow plurality of seats over Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law party. Negotiations with various minor parties will determine the composition of the new government. Governorate-level figures are available.

4 March: In the Togo presidential election, President Faure Gnassingbe has been re-elected with 61% of the vote, defeating Jean-Pierre Fabre of the United Forces for Change. The opposition claims there has been electoral fraud, but observers from the European Union and the African Union say the election was conducted cleanly. Figures are available.


Elections in February 2010

18 February: In Niger, a military coup has deposed President Mamadou Tandja. In 2009 Tandja suspended Niger's constitution because he wanted a third term as President. The military junta headed by Commander Salou Djibo says it wants to turn Niger into "an example of democracy and of good governance."

7 February: In the Costa Rica presidential election, Laura Chinchilla of the governing National Liberation party has been elected, with 46% of the vote against a divided opposition. She becomes Costa Rica's first female President. Figures are available.

7 February: In the second round of the Ukrainian presidential election, Viktor Yanukhovych of the Party of the Regions has defeated Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Figures are available.


Elections in January 2010

26 January: In the Sri Lanka presidential election, President Mahinda Rajapakse of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has been elected to a second term with 54% of the vote, defeating General Sarath Fonseka of the United National Party. Figures are available.

25 January: In the St Kitts and Nevis legislative election, the St Kitts Nevis Labour Party of Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas has been re-elected with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

17 January: In the second round of the Chilean presidential election, Sebastian Pinera of the conservative National Renovation party has defeated the Christian Democract Eduardo Frei with 51% of the vote. This is first time Chile has elected a right-wing president since 1958. Figures are available. Constituency-level figures for the Chamber of Deputies election held on the same day as the first round of the presidential election are also available.

10 January: In the second round of the Croatian presidential election, the Social Democrat candidate, Ivo Josipovic, has defeated right-wing independent candidate Milan Bandic with 60% of the vote. The mainstream conservative candidate, Andrija Hebrang, was eliminated in the first round. Figures are available.


Elections in December 2009

20 December: In the Comoros legislative election, supporters of President Ahmed Abdallah Sambi have won a comfortable majority in the National Assembly. Constituency-level figures are available.

18 December: In the Dominica legislative election, the Dominica Labour Party government of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been re-elected with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

6 December: In the Bolivian presidential election, President Evo Morales of the Movement for Socialism has been re-elected with 63% of the vote. Figures are available. Figures are now also available for the legislative election held on the same day.

6 December: In the second round of the Romanian presidential election, President Traian Basescu of the Democratic Liberal Party has very narrowly defeated Mircea Geoana of the Social Democratic Party. Geoana has not conceded defeat. Figures are available.


Elections in November 2009

29 November: In the Equatorial Guinea presidential election, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been re-elected with an officially reported 95% of the vote. Equatorial Guinea is a dictatorship and no serious opposition to his candidacy was permitted. Figures are available.

29 November: In the Honduras presidential election, Porfirio Lobo Sosa of the conservative National Party has been elected with 56% of the vote. Despite calls for a boycott from deposed president Jose Manuel Zelaya, turnout was only slightly down. In legislative elections held the same day, the National Party won a majority in the National Assembly. Department-level figures are available.

29 October: In the second round of the Uruguay presidential election, the veteran left-winger José Alberto Mujica Cordano has defeated the conservative Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

27 November: In the Namibian presidential election, President Hifikepunye Pohamba of the ruling SWAPO party has been re-elected with 75% of the vote. In legislative elections held on the same day, SWAPO has retained its large majority in the National Assembly. Figures are available.


Elections in October 2009

28 October: In the Mozambique presidential election, President Armando Guebuza of the ruling FRELIMO party has been re-elected with 75% of the vote. Province-level figures are available. In legislative elections held on the same day, FRELIMO has won an increased majority of seats.

25 October: In the Tunisian presidential election, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been re-elected with nearly 90% of the vote. No effective opposition to President Ben Ali's rule is allowed. Figures are available.

16 October: In the Botswana legislative election, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party of President Ian Khama has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.

9 October: The legislative elections in the Czech Republic, set for this date, have been postponed until June 2010 following a court decision that the process for setting the election date was invalid. An interim government will hold office until the elections.

4 October: In the Greek legislative election, the left-wing PASOK party of George Papandreou has defeated the New Democracy government of Kostas Karamanlis. Papandreou's father and grandfather were also prime ministers of Greece. District-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in September 2009

27 September: In the German legislative election, the Christian Democrat Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has been re-elected in a stronger position. She will be able to end the "grand coalition" with the Social Democrats, who suffered heavy losses, and form a coalition with the Free Democrats. Preliminary figures are available.

27 September: In the Portuguese legislative election, the Socialist Prime Minister, José Sócrates Carvalho Pinto de Sousa, will be able to form a new government with the support of left-wing parties. Preliminary figures are available.

20 September: In the Macau legislative election, pro-Beijing candidates have won a majority of the directly-elected seats, although pro-democracy groups made some gains. Figures are available.

14 September: In the Norwegian legislative election, the left-centre coalition of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority, despite polling substantially fewer votes than the conservative opposition parties. District-level figures are available.


Elections in August 2009

30 August: In the Gabon presidential election, Ali Bongo Ondimba, son of the late President Omar Bongo, has been elected with 41% of the vote against a divided opposition. Figures are available.

30 August: In the Japan legislative election, the opposition Democratic Party of Japan led by Yukio Hatoyama has achieved the greatest electoral victory in modern Japanese history, winning more than two-thirds of the seats and crushing the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Prime Minister Taro Aso. National, prefectural and constituency-level figures are available.

20 August: In the Afghanistan presidential election, President Hamid Karzai has been re-elected with 54% of the vote, according to unofficial but apparently final figures. Most observers believe there was massive vote-rigging in the election. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2009

29 July: In the Moldova legislative election, which follows the annullment of the election held in April, the Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, led by Prime Minister Zinaida Greceanii, has been defeated after eight years in power. Vlad Filat, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, is likely to become Prime Minister. Figures are available.

23 July: In the Kyrgyz Republic presidential election, President Kurmanbek Bakiev has been elected with 76% of the vote. Figures are available.

18 July: In the Mauritania presidential election, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of the Union for the Republic has been elected with 52% of the vote. Figures are available.

8 July: In the Republic of Congo presidential election, President Denis Sassou N'Guesso has been re-elected with 78% of the vote. Figures are available.

8 July: In the Indonesia presidential election, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been re-elected with more than 60% of the vote, defeating former President Megawati Sukarnoputri and Vice-President Jusuf Kalla. Province-level figures are available.

5 July: In the Bulgaria legislative election, the right-wing Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria led by Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov has decisively defeated the Socialist government of Sergei Stanishev. Figures are available.

5 July: In the Mexico legislative election, the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party has made major gains, at the expense both of President Felipe Calderon's National Action Party and of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution. Figures are available.


Elections in June 2009

28 June: In the Albania legislative election, the Democratic Party of Prime Minister Sali Berisha and its allies have won 70 seats, one short of a majority, but ahead of the Socialist Party of Edi Rama and its allies, who have 66. After the election a minor party, the Socialist Movement for Integration, which won four seats, announced that it would support a Democratic Party government, thus averting a political crisis. District-level figures and maps are available.

28 June: In the Argentina legislative election, the Front for Victory of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has lost its majority in both houses of the Argentine Congress, although it remains the largest single party. State-level figures are available.

28 June: In the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, Malam Bacai Sanha of the ruling PAIGC leads in the first round. A second round will be held on 26 July. Figures are available.

12 June: In the Iran presidential election, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been re-elected with 62% of the vote, defeating the reformist candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, according to official figures. The legitimacy of this result has been widely disputed inside and outside Iran. The official figures are available.

7 June: In the Lebanon legislative election, the March 14 Alliance of parties supporting Sa'ad al-Hariri and Prime Minister Fouad Siniora has been returned with its majority unchanged, defdeating an anti-Western alliance led by Hizbollah. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 June: In the European Union legislative election, the centre-right European People's Party has emerged at the largest party, gaining seats from the Party of European Socialists. Figures from all member states are available.

6 June: In the Luxembourg legislative election, the conservative Christian Social People's Party government of Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.


Elections in May 2009

24 May: In the Mongolia presidential election, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of the opposition Democratic Party has defeated the incumbent President, Nambariin Enkhbayar of the Mongol People's Revolutionary Party. Figures are available.

19 May: In the Malawi presidential election, the incumbent president Bingu wa Mutharika has been re-elected with 66% of the vote. Figures are available. No figures are available yet for the parliamentary election held on the same day.

17 May: In the Lithuania presidential election, the independent candidate Dalia Grybauskaite has been elected in the first round with a remarkable 69% of the vote. She will be Lithuania's first female head of state. Figures are available.

16 May: In the Kuwait legislative election, four women have been elected to the National Assembly, for the first time in the country's history. Apparently liberal candidates generally have done well, but I have seen no figures giving party identities. Names and vote totals of elected candidates are available.

16 April to 13 May: In the India legislative election, the Indian National Congress led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won an increased number of seats, and will be able to form a new government with the support of various allies. Both the conservative BJP opposition and the parties of the Left Front suffered losses. National, state and constituency level figures are available.

9 May: In the Maldives legislative election, the first multi-party legislative election ever held in the country, the Maldives Democratic Party of President Mohamed Nasheed and the Maldivian Peoples Party have won approximately equal numbers of seats, with the balance held by independents. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

3 May: In the Panama presidential election, Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal of the conservative Democratic Change coalition has been elected with 60% of the vote. In the legislative election held on the same day, Martinelli's supporters have won a majority in the National Assembly. District-level figures are available.


Elections in April 2009

26 April: In the Ecuador presidential election, left-wing incumbent President Rafael Correa Delgado has been re-elected with 52% of the vote. Province-level figures are available.

26 April: In the Andorra legislative election, the Social Democrats led by Jaume Bartumeu Cassany have defeated the incumbent Liberals. Parish-level figures are available.

25 April: In the Iceland legislative election, the left-wing coalition of the social democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement, led by Johanna Sigurdardottir has defeated the incumbent conservatives. Constituency-level figures and a constituency map are available.

22 April: In the South Africa legislative election, the ruling African National Congress has won a large majority in the National Assembly, ensuring that Jacob Zuma will be elected President. The ANC has failed, however, to retain its two-thirds majority in the Assembly. Figures are available.

19 April: In the Haiti Senate election, very few voters have taken part following the barring of candidates of the Lavalas Party of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. No figures are available.

19 April: In the Northern Cyprus legislative election, the opposition Party of National Unity has had a victory over the governing Republican Turkish Party. Figures are available.

9 April: In the Algeria presidential election, Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the ruling Front for National Liberation has been elected for a third term with 90% of the vote against only token opposition. Figures are available.

9 April: In the Indonesia legislative election, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's Democrat Party and Vice-President Jusuf Kalla's Golkar party have polled about 35% of the vote between them, but but have not won a majority of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

5 April: In the second round of the Macedonia presidential election, Gjorgje Ivanov of the conservative party VMRO?DPMNE has defeated the Social Democrat Ljubomir Frckoski with 63% of the vote. Figures are available.

5 April: In the Moldova legislative election, the Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, led by Prime Minister Zinaida Greceanii, has won an increased majority in the national Parliament. Figures are available. (These elections have since been annulled. See July 2009.)

4 April: In the second round of the Slovakia presidential election, incumbent Social Democratic president Ivan Gasparovic has defeated Iveta Radicova of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, with 55% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in March 2009

29 March: In the Montenegro legislative election, the governing European Montenegro party of Prime Minister Milo Dukanovic has been returned with an increased majority. Figures are available.

21 March: In Australia, in the Queensland state election, the Australian Labor Party government of Premier Anna Bligh has been re-elected with a reduced majority. Bligh is the first woman to be elected premier of an Australian state. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

15 March: In the El Salvador presidential election, Mauricio Funes of the left-wing FMLN has defeated Rodrigo Ávila of the ruling right-wing ARENA: the first time the left has won an election in El Salvador since the restoration of democracy in 1980.

12 March: In the Antigua and Barbuda legislative election, the governing United Progressive Party of Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has been returned to office with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available. I have also added constituency-level results for the 2004 election.


Elections in February 2009

10 February: In the Israel legislative election, the governing centrist Kadima party led by Tzipi Livni has won the largest number of seats in the Knesset, closely followed by the right-wing Likud party of Binyamin Netanyahu. Overall, rightist parties have a majority of seats, but the formation of a new government will depend on negotiations among the parties. Figures are available.

8 February: In the Liechtenstein legislative election, the governing coalition of the Progressive Citizens' Party (FBP) and the Fatherland Union (VU) has won all but one of the 25 seats in the Landtag, but the VU has displaced the FBP as the leading party. The new Prime Minister will be the VU's Klaus Tschütscher. Figures are available.


Elections in January 2009

18 January: In the El Salvador legislative election, the governing ARENA party has lost seats in the National Assembly, although the opposition Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front has not gained a majority. Department-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in December 2008

28 December: In the second round of the Ghana presidential election, John Atta-Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress has defeated Nana A D Akufo-Addo of the governing New Patriotic Party. Figures are available.

18 December: In the Bangladesh legislative election, the first for seven years, the Awami League of Sheikh Hasina Wazed and its allies have won an overwhelming victory, defeating the Bangladesh Nationalist Party of Khaleda Zia. National, regional and constituency-level figures are available.

14 December: In the Turkmenistan legislative election, members of the ruling Democratic Party of Turkmenistan and other supporters of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov have won all 125 seats in the Turkmenistan Mejlis. Human Rights Watch commented: "The conditions are not in place to hold a free and fair election that would be a meaningful reflection of the will of the people." No figures are available.

7 December: In the Ghana legislative election, the opposition National Democratic Congress has gained a one-seat majority, defeating the governing New Patriotic Party. National, regional and constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in November 2008

30 November: In the Romanian legislative election, the Democratic-Liberal Party and an alliance led by the Social Democratic Party have won an almost equal number of seats, with minor parties having the balance of power. County-level figures are available.

16 November: In the Guinea-Bissau legislative election, the ruling African Independence Party of Guinea and Cape Verde has won a comfortable majority in the National People's Assembly. Figures are available.

7 November: In the New Zealand legislative election, the National party led by John Key has defeated the Labour Party government of Prime Minister Helen Clark. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 November: In the Palau presidential election, Johnson Toribiong has defeated Elias Chin in a non-partisan contest. Figures are available. Figures for the legislative elections held on the same day are also available.

4 November: In the United States of America presidential election, the Democratic Party candidate, Senator Barack H Obama of Illinois, has defeated the Republican Party candidate, Senator John S McCain of Arizona, with 52.4% of the popular vote and 365 Electoral College votes. State-level figures and a map are available.

4 November: In the United States of America legislative election, the Democratic Party has won increased majorities in the Senate and the House of Representatives. Full Senate and House of Representatives figures are available.


Elections in October 2008

30 October: In the Zambia presidential election, Rupiah Banda of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy has been elected with 40% of the vote, defeating three other candidates. Figures are available.

29 October: In the second round of the Maldives presidential election, the country's first free presidential election, President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who has been in power for 30 years, has been defeated by Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives Democratic Party. Figures are available.

24 October: In the Czech Republic Senate election, the opposition Social Democrats and Communists have won 24 of the 27 seats up for election, weakening the coalition government of Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek. Figures and maps are available.

24 October: In the Lithuanian legislative election, held in two rounds on 12 and 24 October, the governing Social Democrats appear to have been defeated by a coalition of conservative parties. Figures are available.

18 October: In Australia, in the Australian Capital Territory legislative election, the Australian Labor Party led by Jon Stanhope has lost its majority in the Legislative Assembly and will be dependent on the Greens to form a new government. Figures are available.

15 October: In the Azerbaijan presidential election, President Ilham Aliyev has been re-elected with 88% of the vote. International observers have described the election as not free and fair. Figures are available.

14 October: In the Canadian legislative election, the governing Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has improved its position in the House of Commons, but failed to win an overall majority. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

8 October: In the first round of the Maldives presidential election, the country's first free presidential election, President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom leads with 40% of the vote over Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives Democratic Party. Figures are available.

8 October: In the Slovenian legislative election, the governing Slovenian Democratic Party of Prime Minister Janez Jansa hasd been defeated by a coalition led by the Social Democrat leader Borut Pahor. Figures are available.


Elections in September 2008

28 September: In the Austrian legislative election, the governing coalition of the Social Democrats and the People's Party has been re-elected, but has suffered heavy losses to the Freedom Party and the Alliance for the Future of Austria. Figures are available.

15 September: In the Rwanda legislative election, the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front has won a large majority of votes and seats. Figures are available.

7 September: In the Hong Kong SAR legislative election, pro- and anti-Beijing parties have won approximately equal numbers of votes and seats. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

6 September: In Australia, in the Western Australia state election, the Liberal Party led by Colin Barnett has defeated the Australian Labor Party government of Premier Alan Carpenter, ending Labor's six-year monopoly of Australia's state and territory governments. Figures and a map are available.

5 September: In the Angola legislative election, the first for 16 years, the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola has won a large majority of votes and seats. Figures and a map are available.

2 September: In the Vanuatu legislative election, the Vanaaku Party has won the largest number of seats, but will need several coalition partners to form a government. Figures are available.


Elections in August 2008

10 August: In Australia, in the Northern Territory election, the Australian Labor Party government of Chief Minister Paul Henderson has been returned with a reduced majority. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2008

27 July: In the Cambodia legislative election, the governing Cambodian People's Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.

8 July: In the Grenada legislative election, the governing New National Party of Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has been defeated by the National Democratic Congress led by Tillman Thomas. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in June 2008

29 June: In the Mongolia legislative election, the governing Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party has retained its majority in the legislature, the Great People's Khural. No figures are yet available.

28 June: In the Iceland presidential election, the incumbent president, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has been re-elected unopposed.

27 June: in the second round of the Zimbabwe presidential elections, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has withdrawn, leaving President Robert Mugabe to be elected unopposed, but lacking any electoral legitimacy.

1 June: In the Macedonia legislative election, the conservative- nationalist coalition led by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.


Elections in May 2008

21 May: In the Georgia legislative election, the United National Movement of President Mikheil Saakashvili has retained control of the legislature with a reduced but still large majority. Figures are available.

16 May: In the Dominican Republic presidential election, the incumbent President Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna of the Dominican Liberation Party has been re-elected with 53% of the vote. Figures are available.

11 May: In the Serbia legislative election, the pro-Western and pro-reform parties, led by Boris Tadic's party For European Serbia, have won an increased majority over the anti-Western parties. Figures are available.


Elections in April 2008

26 April: In the Nauru legislative election, a new legislature has been elected on a non-party basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

24 April: In the Tonga legislative election, candidates favouring a fully democratic system have again won a majority of elected seats in the legislature, but will still be outnumbered by members representing the aristocracy or appointed by the king. Figures are available.

20 April: in the Paraguay presidential election, the leftist candidate Fernando Lugo has defeated the conservative Blanca Ovelar, ending 60 years of conservative rule. Figures are available. In the legislative election on the same day parties supportive of President-elect Lugo have won majorities in both houses of the Congress.

13 and 14 April: in the Italian legislative election, the conservative People of Liberty party of Silvio Berlusconi will be able to form a government with the support of the regionalist Northern League, defeating the new centre-left Democratic Party led by Walter Veltroni. For the first time since World War II, there will be no communists in the Italian parliament. Figures are available.

10 April: in the Nepal constituent assembly election, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has won the most seats. District and constituency-level figures are available.

9 April: in the Republic of Korea legislative election, the conservative Grand National Party of President Lee Myung-bak has won a narrow overall majority, and is likely to have the support of several minor parties. Unofficial figures are available.

6 April: in the Montenegro presidential election, the incumbent president, Filip Vujanovic of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, has been re-elected with 51% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in March 2008

29 March: in the Zimbabwe legislative elections, President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF has lost its majority of elected members in the national legislature, to a combination of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and minor parties. Figures are available.

22 March: in the Bhutan legislative election, the country's first ever election, the Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party has won a large majority of votes and seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

22 March: in the Taiwan presidential election, Ma Ying-jeou of the conservative Nationalist Party has defeated Hsieh Chang-ting of the Democratic Progressive Party. Figures are available.

14 March: in the Iranian legislative election, supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are reported to have won a large majority. The elections are generally regarded as rigged, with no parties allowed and most anti-government candidates being barred. No figures have been published.

9 March: in the Spanish legislative election, the Socialist government of Prime Minister Jos?Luis Rodríguez Zapatero has been returned to office with its majority intact. Circumscription-level figures are available.

8 March: in the Malaysia legislative election, the governing National Front of Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi been returned to office with a sharply reduced majority, its worst result since 1969. National, state and constituency-level figures are available.

8 March: in the Malta legislative election, the Maltese Labour Party has won the election in terms of seats gained. But because the Maltese constitution stipulates that the party gaining a plurality of votes must win a majority of seats, and because the Nationalists polled about 1,500 more votes than Labour (though not a majority), extra seats will be allocated to the Nationalists to give them an artificial majority. Figures are available.

2 March: in the Russian presidential election, Dmitrii Medvedev, the candidate backed by outgoing President Vladimir Putin, has been elected with 70% of the vote. The elections were generally regarded as fraudulent. Since it is this archive's view that Russia is no longer a democracy, only a national summary is provided.


Elections in February 2008

24 February: in the second round of the Cyprus presidential election, the communist Dimitris Christofias has defeated the conservative Ioannis Kasoulidis, becoming the first communist ever to win a free national election in an EU country. Figures are available.

21 Febuary: in the Barbados legislative election, the Democratic Labour Party led by David Thompson has defeated the Barbados Labor Party government of Arthur Owen. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

19 February: in the Armenian presidential election, Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan of the Republican Party has defeated former president Levon Ter-Petrossian. Figures are available.

18 February: in the Pakistan legislative election, the PML(Q) party of President Pervez Musharraf has been heavily defeated. The Pakistan People's Party is the largest party, and will be able to form a coalition government. National, provincial and constituency-level figures, plus constituency maps, are available.

7 February: in the Belize legislative election, the opposition United Democratic Party led by Dean Barrow has defeated the governing People's United Party led by Said Musa. Constituency-level figures are available.

3 February: in the Monaco legislative election, the governing Union for Monaco has won most of the seats. Figures are available.

3 February: in the second round of the Serbian presidential election, the incumbent president, Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party, has narrowly defeated Tomislav Nikolic of the Radical Party. Figures are available.


Elections in January 2008

15 January: in the Barbados legislative election, the opposition Democratic Labour Party of David Thompson has defeated the Barbados Labour Party government led by Owen Arthur. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

12 January: in the Republic of China (Taiwan) legislative election, the opposition Nationalist Party (KMT) has had a landslide victory over the Democratic Progressive Party of President Chen Shui-bian. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

5 January: in the Georgia presidential election, incumbent President Mikheil Saakashvili has a small overall lead with counting incomplete. Updated figures are available.


Elections in December 2007

27 December: in the Kenya presidential election, incumbent President Mwai Kibaki is claiming a narrow victory over the opposition candidate, Raila Odinga. The result is the result of massive vote-rigging and is being hotly disputed. What appear to be official figures are available.

27 December: in the Kenya legislative election, the Orange Democratic Movement of opposition leader Raila Odinga has won the largest number of seats, but not an overall majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

23 December: in the Thailand legislative election, the People's Power Party of Samak Sundaravej has won the largest number of seats but has not won a majority. Figures and maps are available.

19 December: in the Republic of Korea presidential election, Lee Myung-bak of the conservative Grand National Party has been elected with 48% of vote, defeating Chung Dong-young of the United New Democratic Party with 26%. Province-level figures and maps are available.

2 December: in the Russian legislative election, United Russia, the party backed by President Vladimir Putin, has won a large majority of votes and seats. The elections were generally regarded as fraudulent. Since it is this archive's view that Russia is no longer a democracy, only a national summary is provided.


Elections in November 2007

24 November: in the Australian legislative election the Australian Labor Party led by Kevin Rudd has defeated the Coalition government of Prime Minister John Howard. Preliminary figures are available. My comprehensive pre-election guide remains available here.

20 November: in the Jordanian legislative election, most elected candidates as always are nominal independents and supporters of the government. District-level figures are available.

19 November: in the Marshall Islands legislative election, voters have elected a new legislature on a non-party basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 November: in the Croatian legislative election, the Croatian Democratic Community (HDZ) of Prime Minister Ivo Sanader has been re-elected, although the opposition Social Democrats have made the biggest gains. District-level figures are available.

17 November: in the Kosovo legislative election, the Albanian-nationalist Democratic Party of Kosovo led by Hashim Thaci has won the largest number of seats. Figures are available.

13 November: in the Danish legislative election, the liberal-conservative coalition government of Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been returned with a reduced majority. District-level figures are available.

11 November: in the second round of the Slovenian presidential election, Dr Danilo Türk, the candidate supported by the Slovenian Social Democratic Party, has been elected. Figures are available.

5 November: in the Trinidad and Tobago legislative election, the People's National Movement of Prime Minister Patrick Manning has been returned with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 November: in the second round of the Guatemala presidential election, Alvaro Colom Caballeros of the National Unity of Hope has defeated Otto Fernando Perez Molina of the Patriotic Party. Figures are available.


Elections in October 2007

28 October: in the Argentinian presidential election, the Peronist candidate Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, wife of the outgoing president, has been elected on the first round. Figures are available. Figures are also available for the Chamber of Deputies and Senate elections held on the same day.

21 October: in the Polish legislative election, the liberal Citizens' Platform party led by Donald Tusk has defeated Jaroslaw Kaczynski's conservative government. District-level figures are available.

21 October: in the Swiss legislative election, the right-wing Swiss People's Party has strengthened its position within the four-party governing coalition. Canton-level figures are available.

14 October: in the Togo legislative election, President Faure Gnassingb?s Rally for the Togolese People has won a majority. Prefecture-level figures are available.


Elections in September 2007

30 September: in the Ecuador Constituent Assembly election, supporters of President Rafael Correa Delgado have won a large majority. Figures are available.

30 September: in the Ukrainian legislative election, supporters of President Viktor Yushchenko and former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko have won a majority. Regional-level figures are available.

16 September: in the Greek legislative election the New Democracy government of Costas Karamanlis has been re-elected with a reduced majority. District-level figures and maps are available.

9 September: in the Guatemala legislative election, the social-democratic National Unity of Hope (UNE) has won the largest number of seats. Figures are available.

8 September: in the second round of the Sierra Leone presidential election, Ernest Bai Koroma of the All People's Congress has been elected with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

7 September: in the Moroccan legislative election, the Independence Party of Abbas El Fassi has energed as the largest party. Circumscription-level figures are available.

3 September: in the Jamaica legislative election, the Jamaica Labour Party of Bruce Golding has defeated the incumbent People's National party government, which had been in power for 18 years. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in August 2007

18 August: In the Kazakhstan legislative election, president Nursultan Nazarbayev's "Light of the Fatherland" party has won all the seats, in elections not regarded as free or fair. Figures are available.

11 August: in the Sierra Leone legislative election, the All People's Congress has won the largest number of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in July 2007

30 June to 10 July: Counting in the Papua New Guinea legislative election is still not concluded, but I have given up waiting and have posted the constituency figures as they stand.

29 July: In the Japanese upper house legislative election, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has suffered heavy losses to the opposition Democratic Party. Prefecture-level figures are available.

22 July: In the Turkish legislative election, the ruling Justice and Development Party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected with a greatly increased vote and comfortable majority. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in June 2007

30 June: In the East Timor legislative election, FRETILIN and CNRT have emerged as the largest parties, but neither has won a majority of seats. Figures are available.

24 June: The Togo legislative election scheduled for this date has been postponed indefinitely.

17 June: In the second round of the French legislative election, supporters of President Nicholas Sarkozy have won a comfortable majority in the National Assembly, but the Socialist opposition has polled better than was expected after the first round. Constituency-level figures and maps are now available.

10 June: In the Belgian legislative election, the liberal-socialist government of Guy Verhofstadt has resigned after losing ground to the opposition Christian Democrats. Constituency-level figures are available.

3 June: In the Senegal legislative election, the party of President Abdoulaye Wade has won almost all the seats after the opposition parties boycotted the election. Figures are available.


Elections in May 2007

24 May: In the Irish legislative election, the Fianna Fail-led government of Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has been returned, although the Opposition Fine Gael party made the biggest gains. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 May: In the Algerian legislative election, the ruling National Liberation Front has lost its overall majority in the National Assembly but remains the largest party. As in 2002, the election was marked by very low turnout. Figures are available.

14 May: In the Philippines legislative election, parties opposed to President Gloria Arroyo have won nine out of twelve Senate seats contested. Figures are available. As usual, no figures are available for the House of Representatives elections.

12 May: In the Armenian legislative election, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia and its allies have been returned with an increased majority, in elections generally held to be fair. Figures are available.

12 May: In the Iceland legislative election, the coalition government of Prime Minister Geir Haarde has been returned with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

10 May: In the Seychelles legislative election, the ruling Seychelles People Progressive Front has been returned with an unchanged majority. Figures are available.

8 May: In the second round of the East Timor presidential election, Jose Ramos Horta, the current Prime Minister, has defeated Francisco Guterres of FRETILIN with 69% of the vote. Figures are available.

6 May: In the Burkina Faso legislative election, the ruling Congress for Democracy and Progress has retained control of the National Assembly. Figures are available.

6 May: In the second round of the French presidential election, Nicholas Sarkozy of the Union for a Popular Movement has won with 53% of the vote, defeating the Socialist Party's Ségolène Royal. Department-level figures and maps are now available.

4 May: In the Bahamas legislative election, the Free National Movement of Hubert Ingraham has defeated the incumbent Progressive Liberal Party government. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in April 2007

29 April: In the Mali presidential election, President Amadou Toumani Tour?has been re-elected with 71% of the vote. Figures are available.

21 April: In the Nigerian presidential election, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua of the ruling People's Democratic Party has been elected with 69% of the vote. Figures are available. Full constituency-level figures are also available for the leglsative elections held on the same day.


Elections in March 2007

25 March: In the second round of the Mauritania presidential election, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi has been elected with 53% of the vote. Figures are available.

24 March: In Australia, in the New South Wales state election, the Australian Labor Party government of Premier Morris Iemma has been returned with a slightly reduced majority. Figures are available.

18 March: In the Finnish legislative election, the conservative National Rally party and the Greens have made gains at the expense of the Centre Party and the Social Democrats. The National Rally and the Centre Party are expected to form a new centre-right government. District-level figures and maps are available.

4 March: In the Estonian legislative election, the free market Reform Party of Prime Minister Andrus Ansip made major gains, and will form a new three-party coalition government. Figures are available.


Elections in February 2007

25 February: In the Senegal presidential election, President Abdoulaye Wade has been re-elected with 56% of the vote. Figures are available.

17 February: In the Lesotho legislative election, the Lesotho Congress for Democracy has won a majority of votes and seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

11 February: In the Turkmenistan presidential election, Acting President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has been elected President with 89% of the vote. Only members of the ruling party were allowed to stand. OSCE observers described the election as "absolutely not free and fair." Figures are available.


Elections in January 2007

25 January: In the Gambia legislative election, President Yahya Jammeh's Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction has won a large majority. Figures are available.

21 January: In the Serbia legislative election, The four pro-Western and pro-reform parties, led by Boris Tadic's Democratic Party, have won a clear majority over the anti-Western Radicals and Socialists. Figures are available.


Elections in December 2006

11 December: In the St Lucia legislative election, The conservative United Workers Party led by Sir John Compton (who was first PM of St Lucia in 1964) has defeated the incumbent St Lucia Labour Party government. Figures are available.

3 December: In the Madagascar presidential election, President Marc Ravalomanana has been re-elected with 55% of the vote. Figures are available.

3 December: In the Venezuelan presidential election, the left-wing President Hugo Chavez Friaz has been re-elected with 62% of the vote, defeating the opposition candidate Manuel Antonio Rosales Guerrero. Figures are available.


Elections in November 2006

26 November: In the second round of the Ecuadorian presidential election, the left-wing candidate Rafael Correa has defeated the liberal candidate Alvaro Noboa, polling 56.7% of the vote. Updated figures are available. Updated figures for the 15 October legislative election are also available.

25 November: In Australia, in the Victorian state election, the Australian Labor Party government of Steve Bracks has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority. Figures are available.

22 November: In the Netherlands legislative election, the conservative Christian Democrats of Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende have retained their position as the largest party, but will face difficult negotiations to form a majority coalition government. Figures are available.

7 November: In the United States legislative election, the opposition Democratic Party has gained control of both houses of the Congress from the Republican Party of President George W. Bush. Final figures for the Senate and House, plus updated maps of House districts, are now available.

5 November: In the Nicaragua presidential election, former President Daniel Ortega of the Sandinist National Liberation Front has returned to office after polling 38% of the vote in a five-candidate race. Figures are available.


Elections in October 2006

29 October: In the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, incumbent President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been re-elected with 60% of the vote. Figures are available.

29 October: In the second round of the Bulgarian presidential election, the incumbent Socialist candidate Georgy Parvanov has been re-elected with 76% of the vote. Figures are available.

29 October: In the second round of the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election, President Joseph Kabila has been re-elected with 58% the vote, defeating Vice-President Jean Pierre Bemba with 42%. Figures are available.

7 October: In the Latvian legislative election, the governing coalition of Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis has returned to office. Figures are available.

1 October: In the Austrian legislative election, the incumbent Austrian People's Party government of Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel his lost its majority, but the opposition Social Democrats led by Alfred Gusenbauer also lack a majority. A "grand coalition" between the two parties is a possible outcome. State-level figures are available.

1 October: In the Bosnia and Herzegovia presidential election, the three ethnic communities, Bosniaks, Croatians and Serbs, have elected members of the collective presidency. Social Democrats have won two of the three positions. Figures are available.

1 October: In the Brazilian legislative election, parties opposed to President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have won a majority of seats in the Senate and improved their position in the Chamber of Deputies. State-level figures are available.


Elections in September 2006

28 September: In the Zambian presidential election, President Levy P Mwanawasa of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy has been re-elected with 43% of the vote over Michael C Sata of the Patriotic Front and Hakainde Hichilema of the United Democratic Alliance. Figures are available.

24 September: In the Gambia presidential election, President Yahyah Jammeh has been re-elected with 67% of the vote. Figures are available.

23 September: In the Yemen presidential election, President Ali 'Abdullah Salih has been re-elected with 77% of the vote. Figures are available.

17 September: In the Swedish legislative election, the centre-right coalition led by Fredrik Reinfeldt of the Moderate Party has won a majority over the Social Democrats. District-level figures and maps are available.

10 September: In the Montenegro legislative election, the country's first since becoming independent, the Coalition for European Montenegro of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has won a majority. Figures are available.

9 September: In Australia, in the Queensland state election, the Australian Labor Party government of Peter Beattie has been re-elected with a slightly reduced majority. Preliminary constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in August 2006

28 August: In the Guyana legislative election, the ruling People's Progressive Party has been re-elected with an increased majority and 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

3 August: In the Tuvalu legislative election, a new legislature has been elected on a non-party basis. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2006

30 July: In the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election, the first free election in the country since 1960, President Joseph Kabila has polled 44.8% of the vote, while his nearest rival, Vice-President Jean Pierre Bemba, has polled 20%. A run off will be held in October. Figures are available. Figures are also available for the legislative election held on the same day.

30 July: In the Sao Tome and Principe presidential election, President Fradique De Menzes of the Independent Democratic Action party has been re-elected with 60% of the vote. Figures are available.

28 July: In the Seychelles presidential election, President James Michel of the Progressive Front of the Seychelles People has been re-elected with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

5 July: In the Macedonia legislative election, the conservative nationalist VMRO-DPMNE coalition of Nikola Gruevski has defeated the incumbent Social Democratic government. District-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in June 2006

2 July: In the Mexican presidential election, the conservative Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa of the National Action Party has narrowly defeated the leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Party of the Democratic Revolution. Final figures are available. Figures for the Senate and Chamber of Deputies elections held on the same day are also available.

17 June: In the Slovakia legislative election, the centre-left Direction party of Robert Fico has emerged as the largest party. Figures are available.

5 June: In the second round of the Peruvian presidential election, former President Alan García Pérez has defeated Ollanta Humala Tasso with 54% of the vote. Figures are available. District-level figures for the legislative elections held on the same day are also available.

4 June: In the San Marino legislative election, the Christian Democrats have won the largest number of seats. Figures are available.

2 and 3 June: In the Czech Republic legislative election, the conservative Civic Democratic Union and its allies have won exactly half the seats, while the ruling Social Democrats and the Communists have retained the other half, creating a deadlock. Figures are available.


Elections in May 2006

28 May: In the Colombia presidential election, Conservative President Alvaro Uribe has been elected to a second term with 62% of the vote. Figures are available.

21 May: In the Cyprus legislative election, supporters of President Tassos Papadopoulos have won a majority in the legislature. Figures are available.

16 May: In the second round of the Comoros presidential election, Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has been elected with 58% of the vote. Figures are available.

16 May: In the Dominican Republic legislative election, the Party of Dominican Liberation of President Leonel Fernández Reyna has won majorities in both chambers. Figures are available.

6 May: In the Fiji Islands legislative election, the governing Fiji United Party, which represents ethnic Fijians, has been returned with a narrow majority over the Fiji Labor Party, which is dominated by ethnic Indians. Figures are available.

6 May: In the Singapore legislative election, the governing People's Action Party has been re-elected with its majority intact but some decline in its level of support. Figures are available.

3 May: In the Chad presidential election, President Idriss Deby has been re-elected with 64% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in April 2006

23 April: In the second round of the Hungarian legislative election, the governing Hungarian Socialist Party and its allies have defeated the opposition Alliance of Free Democrats. Figures are available.

9 April: In the Italian legislative election, the centre-left Olive Tree coalition has won a very narrow victory over the incumbent rightist House of Freedom coaliion of Silvio Berlusconi. Figures and maps are available.

5 April: In the Solomon Islands legislative election, the Prime Minister, Sir Allen Kemakeza, has resigned following the loss of many seats. Figures are available.

2 April: Following the Thailand legislative election, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has resigned, despite the fact that his Thais Love Thais party won 61% of valid votes and an overwhelming majority of seats, following a boycott by the opposition parties. Preliminary figures are available.


Elections in March 2006

31 March: In the Samoa legislative election, the governing Human Rights Protection Party has won an increased majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

28 March: In the Israel legislative election, Acting Prime Minister's Ehud Olmert's Kadima Party has won enough seats to be able to form a centre-left coalition government with Labour and other parties. Figures are available.

26 March: In the Ukraine legislative election, supporters of opposition leaders Viktor Yanukovitch and Julia Timoshenko have made major gains, mainly at the expense of the Communists but also at the expense of supporters of President Viktor Yushchenko. Figures are available.

26 March: In the São Tom?and Príncipe legislative election, the Democratic Movement of the Forces for Change has won a majority of seats. Figures are available.

19 March: In the Belarus presidential election, President Aleksandr Lukashenko has been re-elected with an officially reported 87% of the vote. Figures are available.

19 March: In the second round of the Benin presidential election, independent candidate Boni Yayi has been elected with 74% of the vote. Figures are available.

12 March: In the South Australian and Tasmanian state elections, Australian Labor Party governments have been easily re-elected. Preliminary figures are available.

12 March: In the Colombia legislative election, supporters of President Álvaro Uribe have retained control of both houses of the Congress. Figures are available.

12 March: In the El Salvador legislative election, the conservative ARENA party and its allies have retained control of the Legislative Assembly. Figures are available.


Elections in February 2006

23 February: In the Uganda presidential election, President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance Movement has been re-elected with 59% of the vote. Figures are available.

12 February: In the Cape Verde presidential election, President Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires of the African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde has been re-elected with 51% of the vote. Figures are available.

6 February: In the Haiti presidential election, Rene Preval of the radical Lespwa (Hope) coalition has been declared the winner with 51% of the vote. Final figures are available. Figures are also available for the Senate election held on the same day.

5 February: In the Costa Rica presidential election, Oscar Arias Sanchez of the National Liberation party holds a narrow lead over Otton Solis Fallas of the Citizen Action party. Figures are available. Figures from the legislative elections held on the same day are also available.


Elections in January 2006

29 January: In the second round of the Finnish presidential election, incumbent Social Democratic President Tarja Halonen has defeated Sauli Niinisto of the National Rally with 51% of the vote. Figures are available.

25 January: In the Palestinian Territories legislative election, the Islamist party Change and Reform (Hamas) has defeated the incumbent Fatah Movement government. Figures are available.

23 January: In the Canadian legislative election, the Conservative Party led by Stephen Harper will form a minority government following the defeat of Paul Martin's Liberal government. Figures are available.

22 January: In the Cape Verde legislative election, the governing African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.

22 January: In the Portuguese presidential election, Anibal Cavaco Silva of the conservative Social Democratic Party has defeated former President Mario Soares. Figures are available.

18 January: In the second round of the Chilean presidential election, Michelle Bachelet of the centre-left Democratic Coalition has defeated Sebastián Piñera of the conservative National Renewal. Figures are available.


Elections in December 2005

18 December: In the Bolivian presidential election, Evo Morales of the left-wing Movement for Socialism has been elected with 54% of the votes. Figures are available.

18 December: In the Bolivian legislative election, the left-wing Movement for Socialism has won the largest number of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

15 December: In the Iraqi legislative election, the Shia-led Unified Iraqi Coalition has fallen just short of winning a majority of seats. Governorate-level figures are available.

14 December: In the Tanzanian presidential election, Jakaya Kikwete of the ruling Revolutionary State Party has been elected with 80% of the vote. Figures are available. The ruling party has also won almost all the seats in the National Assembly.

11 December: In the Chilean legislative election, the ruling Democratic Concertation of centre-left parties has retained control of both houses of the Congress. District-level figures are available.

7 December: In the St Vincent and the Grenadines legislative election, the governing United Labour Party has been comfortably re-elected. Constituency-level figures are available.

4 December: In the Kazakhstan presidential election, president Nursultan Nazarbayev has been re-elected with 91% of the vote, in elections not regarded as free or fair. Figures are available.

4 December: In the Venezuelan legislative election, parties supporting President Hugo Chavez have won all the seats as a result of an opposition boycott. District-level figures are available.


Elections in November 2005

27 November: In the Gabon presidential election, El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba has been re-elected with 79% of the vote. Figures are available.

27 November: In the Honduras presidential election, Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales of the Liberal Party of Honduras has been elected with just under 50% of the vote. Figures are available.

26 November: In the Zimbabwe Senate election, the ruling ZANU-PF has won most of the seats, since the election was boycotted by the opposition. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 November: In the Sri Lanka presidential election, Mahinda Rajapaksa of the left-wing United Peoples Freedom Alliance has been elected with 50% of the vote. Figures are available.

13 November: In the Burkina Faso presidential election, president Blaise Compaore has been re-elected with 80% of the vote. Figures are available.

9 November: In the second round of the Liberian presidential election, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of the Unity Party has been elected with 59% of the vote. She is the first woman to be elected president of an African country. Figures are available. Constituency-level figures are also available for the legislative election held on the same day.


Elections in October 2005

23 October: In the Argentine legislative election, the Peronist Front for Victory has won the most seats in both chambers of the Congress. Figures are available.

23 October: In the second round of the Polish presidential election, Lech Kaczynski of the nationalist Law and Justice party has defeated Donald Tusk of the Citizens' Platform with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in September 2005

25 September: In the Macau legislative election, no party has won more then two seats. Figures are available.

25 September: In the Polish legislative election, the nationalist Law and Justice party and the conservative Citizens' Platform have emerged as the largest parties, heavily defeating the governing Democratic Left Alliance. District-level figures are available.

18 September: In the Afghanistan legislative election, the country has held its first ever democratic legislative election. Province-level figures are available.

18 September: In the German legislative election, The ruling coalition of SPD and Greens have lost their majority in the Bundestag, but the the centre-right coalition of the CDU-CSU and FPD is also short of a majority. The Left has the balance of power. The CDU-CSU and SPD will form a "grand coalition" government. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 September: In the New Zealand legislative election, the governing Labour Party of Prime Minister Helen Clark has been returned with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

12 September: In the Norwegian legislative election, the Labour Party led by Jens Stoltenberg and its allies have defeated the incumbent conservative government. District-level figures are available.

11 September: In the Japanese legislative election, the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party under Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has been returned with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

7 September: In the Egyptian presidential election, the first contested presidential election in Egyptian history, President Hosni Mubarak has been re-elected with 88% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2005

29 July: In the Burundi presidential election, the National Council for the Defence of Democracy has won a majority of seats. Figures are available.

24 July: In the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, Joao Bernardo Vieira has been elected president with 52% of the vote. Figures are available.

3 July: In the Mauritius legislative election, the liberal Social Alliance has defeated the left-wing Militant Socialist Movement. Constituency-level figures are available.

3 July: In the Albanian legislative election, the conservative Democratic Party of Albania of Prime Minister Sali Berisha has defeated the Socialist Party of Albania. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in June 2005

25 June: In the Bulgarian legislative election, the Coalition for Bulgaria, led by the Socialist Party, has defeated the incumbent National Movement for Simeon II. District-level figures are available.

24 June: In the second round of the Iranian presidential election, the radical candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has defeated the establishment candidate Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani with 63% of the vote. Figures are available.

19 June: In the Lebanese legislative election, parties supporting the anti-Syrian reformist Sa?ad Hariri have won a clear majority of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in May 2005

25 May: In the Suriname legislative election, the governing New Front for Democracy has lost its parliamentary majority. District-level figures are available.

22 May: In the Mongolian presidential election, Nambariin Enkhbayar of the Mongol People's Revolutionary Party has been elected with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

15 May: In the Ethiopian legislative election, the governing coalition, the Ethiopian People?s Revolutionary Democratic Front, has won a majority, but the opposition Coalition for Unity and Democracy has for the first time won a significant number of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

8 May: In the Central African Republic presidential election, the military ruler François Bozize has been elected president with 64% of the vote. Figures are available. No figures are available for the legislative elections held at the same time.

5 May: In the British legislative election, the Labour government of Prime Minister Tony Blair has been re-elected with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

5 May: In the Dominican legislative election, the Dominica Labour Party government of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been re-elected with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures are available.


Elections in April 2005

24 April: In the Andorra legislative election, the conservative Liberal Party of Andorra has retained its majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

24 April: In the Togolese presidential election, President Faure Gnassingbe has been re-elected wih 60% of the vote. Figures are available.

17 April: In the Northern Cyprus presidential election, Mehmet Ali Talat of the Republican Turkish Party has been elected president with 55% of the vote. Figures are available.

8 April: In the Djibouti presidential election, President Ismail Omar Guelleh has been re-elected unopposed after opposition parties boycotted the election.


Elections in March 2005

31 March: In the Zimbabwe legislative election, the ZANU-PF party of President Robert Mugabe has increased its majority. Constituency-level figures are available.

17 March: In the Tonga legislative election, the Human Rights and Democracy Movement In Tonga has won a majority of the elected seats in the legislature. Constituency-level figures are available.

13 March: In the Kyrgyz Republic legislative election, the counting of votes has been terminated by the violent overthrow of the government. Some figures are available.

13 March: In the Liechtenstein legislative election, the governing coalition of the Progressive Citizens' Party and the Fatherland Union have won most of the seats. Figures are available.

8 March: In the Micronesia legislative election, partial figures are available.

6 March: In the Moldova legislative election, the Communist Party of the Republic of Moldova has been returned to power with a reduced majority. Figures are available.


Elections in February 2005

20 February: In the Northern Cyprus legislative election, the opposition Republican Turkish Party has won the largest number of seats, though not a majority. Figures are available.

20 February: In the Portuguese legislative election, the Socialist Party led by Jose Socrates has defeated the incumbent conservative government of Pedro Santana Lopes. District-level figures are available.

8 February: In the Danish legislative election, the Liberal Party of Denmark led by Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen has won the largest number of seats and will be able to form a government. District-level figures are available.

6 February: In the Thai legislative election, the Thais Love Thais party of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been returned with a greatly increased majority. Figures are available.


Elections in January 2005

31 January: In the Iraqi legislative election, the first free election ever held in the country, the Shia-led United Iraqi Alliance has won a narrow majority of seats. Governorate-level figures are available.

22 January: In the Maldives legislative election, supporters of President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom have won the largest number of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

16 January: In the second round of the Croatian presidential election, President Stipe Mesic has been re-elected with 66% of the vote. Figures are available.

9 January: In the Palestinian Territories presidential election, Mahmoud Abbas of the Fatah party has been elected with 67% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in December 2004

26 December: In the re-run of the second round of the Ukrainian presidential election, the reformist Viktor Yushchenko has defeated the pro-Russian Viktor Yanukhovych with 54% of the vote. Figures are available.

12 December: In the second round of the Romanian presidential election, Traian Basescu of the Justice and Truth Alliance has defeated Adrian Nastase of the Social Democratic Party. Figures are available.

7 December: In the Ghana presidential election, President John Agyekum Kufuor of the New Patriotic Party has been re-elected with 52% of the vote. In legislative elections held on the same day, the NPP has won a comfortable majority of seats. Figures are available.

4 December: In the second round of the Niger presidential election, Mamadou Tandja of the National Movement for Society and Development has defeated Mahamadou Issoufou of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism, with 65% of the vote. Figures are available.

2 December: In the Mozambique presidential election, Armando Guebuza of the long-ruling FRELIMO party has been elected with 65% of the vote. Province-level figures are available. In legislative elections held on the same day, FRELIMO has won an increased majority of seats.


Elections in November 2004

28 November: In the first round of the Romanian presidential election, Adrian Nastase of the Social Democratic Party leads Traian Basescu of the Justice and Truth Alliance. They will contest a second round on 12 December. Figures are available.

28 November: In the Romanian legislative election, the Social Democratic Party and its allies have won the largest number of seats in the Chamber of Deputies, but not a majority. Circumscription-level figures are available.

21 November: In the second round of the Ukrainian presidential election, the the pro-Russian Viktor Yanukhovych leads the reformist Viktor Yushchenko with 51.5% of the vote. Yushchenko has refused to accept the result. Figures are available.

16 November: In the first round of the Niger presidential election, Mamadou Tandja of the National Movement for Society and Development leads Mahamadou Issoufou of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism. Figures are available. Figures for the legislative election held on the same day are also available.

2 November: In the United States of America presidential election, Republican President George W Bush has defeated the Democratic candidate, Senator John F Kerry of Massachusetts, with 50.7% of the popular vote and 286 Electoral College votes. State-level figures and a map are available.

2 November: In the United States of America legislative election, the Republican Party has retained control of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Full Senate and House of Representatives figures and maps are available.


Elections in October 2004

31 October: In the Uruguay presidential election, President Tabaré Vázquez Rosas has been re-elected with 52% of the vote. Figures are available.

21 November: In the first round of the Ukrainian presidential election, the the pro-Russian Viktor Yanukhovych and the reformist Viktor Yushchenko have almost equal vote totals, and will contest a runoff on 21 November. Figures are available.

30 October: In the Botswana legislative election, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party has been re-elected with an increased majority. Constituency-level igures are available.

25 October: In the St Kitts and Nevis legislative election, the St Kitts Nevis Labour Party of Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas has been re-elected with a reduced majority. Constituency-level figures and a map are available.

24 October: In the Lithuanian legislative election, held in two rounds on 10 and 24 October, the Labour Party and the Working for Lithuania Party have won the largest numbers of seats. Constituency-level figures are available.

24 October: In the Tunisian presidential election, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been re-elected with 94% of the vote. No effective opposition to President Ben Ali's rule is allowed. Figures are available.

24 October: In the Tunisian legislative election, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's Constitutional Democratic Rally has won a large majority of votes and seats. No effective opposition to President Ben Ali's rule is allowed. Governorate-level figures are available.

23 October: in the Kosovo legislative election, the moderate nationalist Kosovo Democratic League has won the largest number of seats. Figures are available.

23 October: In the Nauru legislative election, a new legislature has been elected on a non-party basis. Constituency-level figures are available.

18 October: In the Belarus legislative election, so-called independents who are actually supporters of President Aleksandr Lukashenko have won nearly all the seats. No figures are available, only a list of members elected.

11 October: in the Cameroun presidential election, President Paul Biya, who has been in power since 1982, has been re-elected with 75% of the vote. The election was not regarded as free or fair. Figures are available.

3 October: In the Slovenia legislative election, the Slovenian Democratic Party has won the largest number of seats, gaining seats from the Liberal Democracy of Slovenia. Figures are available.


Elections in September 2004

24 September: In the second round of the Indonesia presidential election, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the Democrat Party has defeated President Megawati Sukarnoputri, polling 60% of the vote. Figures are available.


Elections in July 2004

11 July: In the Japanese Upper House election, the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party has maintained its position. Constituency-level figures are available.

24 September: In the first round of the Indonesia presidential election, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the Democrat Party leads President Megawati Sukarnoputri. They will contest a second round in September. Figures are available.

5 July: In the Vanuatu legislative election, the Vanaaku Party has won the largest number of seats, but will need several coalition partners to form a government. Figures are available.


Elections in June 2004

28 June: In the Canadian legislative election, the Liberal Party government of Paul Martin has lost its majority, and will need the support of minor parties to retain government. Constituency-level figures are available.

27 June: In the second round of the Lithuania presidential election, the non-party candidate Valdas Adamkus has defeated the New Democratic Party candidate, Kazimira Prunskiene, with 52% of the vote. Figures are available.

27 June: in the second round of the Serbian presidential election, Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party has defeated Tomislav Nikolic of the Radical Party. Figures are available.

13 June: In the first round of the Lithuania presidential election, the non-party candidate Valdas Adamkus leads with 31% of the vote, ahead of the New Democratic Party candidate, Kazimira Prunskiene. They will contest a second round on 27 June. Figures are available.

13 June: In the Luxembourg legislative election, the conservative Christian Social People's Party government of Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has been re-elected with an increased majority. Figures are available.

13 June: in the first round of the Serbian presidential election, Tomislav Nikolic of the Radical Party, with 30% of the vote, leads Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party. A run-off will be held on 27 June. Figures are available.


Elections in May 2004

20 May: In the Malawi presidential election, the incumbent president Bingu wa Mutharika has been re-elected with 35% of the vote over a divided opposition. Figures are available.

16 May: In the Dominican Republic presidential election, Leonel Fernández Reyna of the Dominican Liberation Party has defeated President Hipólito Mejía Domínguez. Figures are available.

5 May: In the Philippines presidential election, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the LAKAS Party has been elected to a term in her own right with 40% of the vote, defeating Fernando Poe and other candidates. National figures are available. Full results are also available for the Senate and House of Representatives elections held on the same day.

2 May: In the Panama presidential election, Martín Torrijos of the Democratic Revolutionary Party has been elected with 47% of the vote. National figures are available.


Elections in April 2004

28 April: In the second round of the Macedonia presidential election, Branko Crvenkovski of the Social Democratic Union has defeated Sashko Kedev of the right-wing VMRO. Figures are available.

25 April: In the Austrian presidential election, the Socialist candidate, Dr Heinz Fischer, has defeated the conservative Dr Benita Ferrero-Waldner with 52% of the vote. Figures are available.

20 April to 10 May: In the India legislative election, the conservative BJP government of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been defeated by the Indian National Congress, which will be able to form a new government with the support of various allies. National, state and constituency level figures are available.

17 April: In the second round of the Slovakia presidential election, Social Democratic Ivan Gasparovic has defeated the right-wing President Vladimir Meciar, with 59% of the vote. Figures are available.

14 April: In the first round of the Macedonia presidential election, Branko Crvenkovski of the Social Democratic Union leads with 42% of the vote, ahead of Sashko Kedev of the right-wing VMRO. Figures are available.

8 April: In the Algeria presidential election, Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the ruling Front for National Liberation has been elected for a second term with 85% of the vote against only token opposition. Figures are available.

4 April: In the first round of the Slovakia presidential election, the right-wing President Vladimir Meciar leads with 32% of the vote, ahead of the Social Democratic Ivan Gasparovic. Figures are available.

2 April: In the Sri Lankan legislative election, the left-wing United People's Freedom Alliance of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has defeated the opposition United National Party, but does not have an absolute majority. District-level figures are available.


Elections in March 2004

28 March: in the Georgia legislative election, President Saakashvili's National Movement - Democrats has won a large majority of votes and seats. Figures are available.

28 March: In the Guinea-Bissau legislative election, the African Independence Party of Guinea and Cape Verde has won the largest number of seats in the National People's Assembly, but not a majority. Figures are available.

23 March: In the Antigua and Barbuda legislative election, the United Progressive Party of Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has defeated Lester Bird's Antigua Labour Party, ending the Bird family's long dominance of Antigua politics. Constituency-level figures are available.

21 March: In the El Salvador presidential election, Tony Saca of the right-wing ARENA pas defeated Schafik Handal of the left-wing FMLN. Figures are available.

21 March: in the Malaysia legislative election, the governing National Front of Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi been returned to office with an increased majority. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.

20 March: in the Taiwan presidential election, President of Chen Shui-Bian of the Democratic Progressive Party has been very narrowly re-elected, defeating Dr Lien Chan of the conservative Nationalist Party. Figures are available.

20 March: in the Taiwan legislative election, the Democratic Progressive Party has slightly improved its position over the conservative Nationalist Party, but will not have a majority in the Legislative Council. Constituency-level figures are available.

14 March: In the Russian presidential election, President Vladimir Putin has been elected to a second term with 71% of the vote. The elections were generally regarded as not free or fair. National figures are available.

14 March: in the Spanish legislative election, the Socialist government of Jose Luis Zapatero has been re-elected with an increased majority, defeating the People's Party led by Mariano Rajoy. Circumscription-level figures are available.

7 March: In the Greek legislative election, the conservative New Democracy party led by Kostas Karamanlis has defeated the socialist PASOK, led by George Papandreou. Constituency-level figures and maps are available.


Elections in January 2004

4 January: in the Georgia presidential election, Mikhail Saakashvili has been elected president with 96% of the vote against only token opposition. Figures are available.


For elections before 2004, see the alphabetical index at top left.