Elections in the DRC: November 28 Presidential & Legislative Elections for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nov. 28, 2011, 7:36 p.m.

IFES published a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the November 28th elections in the DRC.  The full document can be found here.

All eyes are on this election and what they might mean for the DRC’s political stability. To better understand the electoral process in the country, IFES has released a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Topics covered in this document include:

  • What is the function of the Congolese National Assembly?

  • What is the electoral system?

  • How is the election administration structured?

  • Who can be a candidate?

  • What are the basic rules for counting the votes?

  • Will election results be publicly displayed?

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