Types of Elections Types of Elections

Types of Elections

  1. Presidential and National Assembly Elections
  2. Regional Council Elections

    Regional Councils are responsible for the development and administration of the region. Every Council must strive to promote development in the region to improve the living conditions of its residents.

    During the election, voters will vote for the candidate they believe will administer their constituency most capably and effectively. During the first sitting of the Regional Council, the members will elect two Councilors to represent the region in the National Council.

  3. Local Authority Elections

    Local authority councils include all municipalities, town councils and village councils. These councils are tasked with managing and maintaining the area for which they are established and which they represent.

    During the Local Authority election, voters will vote for the political party of their choice. A party will appoint its representatives to the local authority based on the proportional list system.

See also: Electoral Commission of Namibia