ELECTORAL CYCLE

ELECTORAL CYCLE

Somaliland elections take place within the framework of a multi-party system introduced by the 2001 Constitution.

The Somaliland election cycle comprises the followings;

  • Legal Framework
  • Voter Education Campaign
  • Update of National Voter Registration Database before every election
  • Exhibition of the National Voters’ Lists for
  • Distribution of Voter Cards
  • Nomination of Candidates 
  • Campaign Period
  • Training of Election Staff and diverse workers at the Polling Stations
  • Planning Election Operations & Logistics
  • Accreditation of Party agents, Media, Domestic and International Observers
  • Election Day
  • Counting and Declaration of Provisional Results
  • Declaration of Final Results
  • Review of Election Codes of Conduct
  • Electoral Reforms