National electoral calendar 2016

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National electoral calendar 2016
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Countries with national elections or referendums:

– Presidential (or head of state)
– Presidential and parliamentary/legislative
– Parliamentary/legislative
– Referendum and parliamentary/legislative
– Referendum
– Referendum and presidential
– Referendum, presidential and parliamentary/legislative

– None

This national electoral calendar for the year 2016 lists the national/federal direct elections to be held in 2016 in all sovereign states and their dependent territories. By-elections are excluded, though national referendums are included. Specific dates are given where they are known.

Schedule

January

February

March

April

May

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August

September

October

November

December

Unknown date

External links

References

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