National Elections 2018
12-13 & 26-27 January: Czech Republic, Presidency
Election of the President for a five year term. Provision for a second-round run-off between leading two candidates if no candidate achieves an absolute majority in the first round.
First round results.
Second round results.
28 January & 4 February: Cyprus, Presidency
28 January & 11 February: Finland, Presidency
Election of the President for a six year term beginning 1 March 2018. Second round run-off to be held between leading two candidates if no candidate achieves an absolute majority in the first round.
11 February: Monaco, Parliament
24 members of National Council to be elected for a five year term. Mixed voting system with 16 members elected by first-past-the-post and 8 via proportional top-up lists. Results here.
4 March: Italy, Parliament
Election of 630 members of the Chamber of Deputies and 315 members of the Senate for a five year term. New mixed electoral system combining first-past-the post and proportional representation using the D’Hondt method.
18 March & 8 April: Russia, Presidency
Direct election of the President for a six year term. Provision for second round if no absolute majority obtained by any candidate in first round.
8 April: Hungary, Parliament
199 seats to be filled in sole chamber of parliament for a four year term. 106 members elected in single seat constituencies and 93 by top-up lists.
15 April: Montenegro, Presidency
Two rounds of voting. Five year term.
3 June: Slovenia, Parliament
88 of 90 seats to be filled by proportional representation with 2 seats reserved for Italian and Hungarian minorities using first-past-the-post. 4 per cent threshold. Four year term.
9 September: Sweden, Parliament
349 members of Riksdag (sole chamber of parliament) to be elected for a four year term. Proportional representation using party lists in 29 multi-member constituencies to elect 310 members, with 39 additional top-up seats at national level. 4 per cent threshold to enter parliament.
6 October: Latvia, Parliament
Election of 100 members of the Saeima in five multi-member constituencies by proportional representation with a national threshold of 5 per cent.
7 October: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Presidency and Parliament
Three members of the collective Presidency to be elected. 42 members of the House of Representatives to be elected for a four year term by proportional representation.
14 October: Luxembourg, Parliament
Election of 60 members of the Chamber of Deputies by proportional representation in four multi-member constituencies. Five year term.
26 October: Ireland, Presidency
Direct election of the President for a seven year term using the Single Transferrable Vote system.
Regional and Local Elections 2018
28 January: Austria, regional election in Niederoesterreich.
25 February: Austria, regional election in Tirol. Results here.
4 March: Austria, regional election in Kaernten. Results here.
4 March: Italy, regional elections in Lazio and Lombardia. Results here.
20 March: Netherlands, municipal elections.
22 April: Austria, regional election in Salzburg.
22 April: Italy, regional election in Molise.
24 April: Denmark, regional election in Greenland.
29 April: Italy, regional election in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
3 May: United Kingdom, local elections.
6 May: Germany, local elections in Schleswig-Holstein.
20 May: Italy, regional election in Valle d’Aosta.
26 May: Iceland, local elections.
5-6 October: Czech Republic, municipal elections.
14 October: Belgium, provincial and municipal elections.
14 October: Germany, regional and district elections in Bavaria.
21 October & 4 November: Poland, local elections.
21 October: Italy, regional election in Trentino-Alto Adige.
28 October: Germany, regional election in Hessen.
10 November: Slovakia, municipal elections.
18 November & 2 December: Slovenia, local elections.
4 March: Switzerland, referenda on financial reforms and abolition of TV/radio tax. Results.
21 March: Netherlands, advisory referendum on security services’ powers.
25 May: Ireland, referendum on abortion law reform.
10 June: Switzerland, referenda on monetary policy and gambling policy.
23 September: Switzerland, referenda on cycling policy, Fair Food initiative and food sovereignty.
30 September: Macedonia, referendum on name change for State.
6-7 October: Romania, referendum on same-sex marriage. Results.
26 October: Ireland, referendum on blasphemy law reform.
4 November: France, referendum on Independence in New Caledonia.
25 November: Switzerland, referenda on animal rights, sovereignty and insurance policy.
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