2013 Elections Calendar

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Here’s my top 13 world elections to watch in 2013.

Here are my top 13 up-and-coming world leaders to watch in 2013.

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January

January 11-12: Czech Republic — presidential (1st round)
January 20: Lower Saxony (Germany) — parliamentary
January 22: Israel — parliamentary
January 23: Jordan — parliamentary
January 25-26: Czech Republic — presidential (2nd round)
January 26: Ontario (Canada) — Liberal Party leadership election

February

February 3: Cuba — parliamentary
February 10: Monaco — parliamentary
February 17: Ecuador — presidential (1st round) and parliamentary
February 17: Cyprus — presidential (1st round)
February 18: Armenia — presidential
February 19: Grenada — presidential
February 21: Barbados — parliamentary
February 22: Djibouti — parliamentary
February 24: Cyprus — presidential (runoff, if necessary)
February 24-25: Italy — parliamentary
February 24-25: Lazio (Italy) — parliamentary
February 24-25: Lombardy (Italy) — parliamentary
February 24-25: Molise (Italy) — parliamentary

March

March 3: Carinthia (Austria) — parliamentary
March 3: Lower Austria (Austria) — parliamentary
March 3: Bangkok (Thailand) — gubernatorial
March 4: Kenya — presidential (1st round) and parliamentary
March 5: Micronesia — parliamentary
March 5: People’s Republic of China — formal election of president & vice president
March 9: Malta — parliamentary
March 9: Western Australia (Australia) — parliamentary
March 10-11: Falklands Islands (UK) — status referendum
March 12: Vatican City — papal conclave begins
March 12: Greenland (Denmark) — parliamentary
March 16: Zimbabwe — constitutional referendum
March 17: Québec — Liberal Party leadership election
March 24: Togo — parliamentary

April

April 7: Ecuador — presidential (2nd round)
April: Italy — presidential (through Italian parliament)
April 7: Montenegro — presidential
April 14: Canada — Liberal Party leadership election
April 14: Venezuela — presidential
April 17: Bhutan — parliamentary
April 21: Paraguay — presidential and parliamentary
April 21: French Polynesia — parliamentary (1st round)
April 22: Egypt — first round of legislative elections
April 27: Iceland — parliamentary

May

May 5: French Polynesia — parliamentary (2nd round)
May 5: Malaysia — parliamentary
May 5: Karnataka (India) — state assembly
May 11: Pakistan — parliamentary
May 11: Egypt — second round of legislative elections
May 12: Guinea — parliamentary
May 12: Bulgaria — parliamentary
May 13: Philippines — parliamentary
May 14: British Columbia (Canada) — regional assembly
May 22: Cayman Islands (UK) — parliamentary
May 25-26: Rome (Italy) — mayoral
May 26: Central Java (Indonesia) — gubernatorial
May 26: Equatorial Guinea — parliamentary
May 28: Egypt — third round of legislative elections
May 31: Bhutan — parliamentary (1st round)

June

June: Qatar — parliamentary
June 9: Lebanon — parliamentary
June 9-10: Rome (Italy) — mayoral (runoff)
June 14: Iran — presidential (first round)
June 19: Egypt — fourth round of legislative elections
June 21: Iran — presidential (runoff)
June 23: Albania — parliamentary
June 23: Tunisia — parliamentary and presidential
June 30: Guinea — parliamentary
June 30: Chile — center-left Concertación presidential primary

July

July 7: Baja California (México) — gubernatorial
July 13: Bhutan — parliamentary (2nd round)
July 21: Japan — House of Councillors
July 25 Togo — parliamentary
July 27: Kuwait — parliamentary
July 28: Cambodia — parliamentary
July 28: Mali — presidential (1st round)
July 28: Northern Cyprus — parliamentary
July 30: Pakistan — presidential (indirect)
July 31: Zimbabwe — presidential and parliamentary

August

August 11: Mali — presidential (runoff)
August 23: Madagascar — presidential (1st round)
August 29: East Java (Indonesia) — gubernatorial

September

September: Macao (People’s Republic of China), parliamentary
September: France — UMP secretary-general election
September 7: Australia — parliamentary
September 7: Maldives — presidential (first round)
September 8: Moscow (Russia) — mayoral
September 9: Norway — parliamentary
September 15: Bavaria (Germany), parliamentary
September 15: Macau (China) — parliamentary
September 16-18: Rwanda — parliamentary
September 20: Swaziland — parliamentary
September 21: Kurdistan (Iraq) — presidential and parliamentary
September 22: Germany — parliamentary
September 22: Hesse (Germany) — parliamentary
September 25: Madagascar — parliamentary and presidential (2nd round)
September 28: Maldives — presidential (second round)
September 29: Austria — parliamentary
September 30: Guinea — parliamentary
September 30: Cameroon — parliamentary

October

October 4: Ireland — referendum on abolishing Senate
October 8: Nova Scotia (Canada) — parliamentary
October 9: Azerbaijan — presidential
October 12: France (Brignoles) — parliamentary by-election
October 13: Australia — Labor Party leadership contest concludes
October 19: Maldives — presidential (new first round)
October 20: Luxembourg — parliamentary
October 20: San Marino — referendum on European Union membership
October 22: Tel Aviv (Israel) — mayoral
October 25: Madagascar — presidential (1st round)
October 25-26: Czech Republic — parliamentary
October 27: Argentina — parliamentary (1/2)
October 27: Georgia — presidential
October 28: Nunavut (Canada) — territorial elections

November

November 6: Tajikistan — presidential
November 9: Maldives — presidential (new, new first round)
November 11: Chhattisgarh (India) — state assembly (1st phase)
November 17: Chile, parliamentary and presidential (1st round)
November 19: Nepal — constituent assembly
November 19: Chhattisgarh (India) — state assembly (2nd phase)
November 23: Mauritania — parliamentary (first round)
November 24: Mali — parliamentary (first round)
November 24: Guinea Bissau — presidential and parliamentary
November 24: Honduras — presidential and parliamentary
November 24: Switzerland — referendum (just salary)
November 25: Madhya Pradesh (India) — state assembly

December

December: Bangladesh — parliamentary
December: Kosovo — parliamentary
December 1: Rajasthan (India) — state assembly
December 1: Croatia — constitutional referendum on same-sex marriage
December 4: Delhi (India) — state assembly
December 4: Mizoram (India) — state assembly
December 8: Venezuela — local elections
December 8: Italy — Democratic Party leadership contest
December 8: India — regional election results announced
December 15: Chile — presidential (2nd round)
December 15: Turkmenistan — parliamentary
December 15: Mali — parliamentary (2nd round)
December 17: Tunisia — parliamentary and presidential
December 20: Madagascar — parliamentary and presidential (2nd round)
December 21: Mauritania — parliamentary (2nd round)

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