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New Heads of State, Governors and Other Leaders in 2019

    
12/31/19      update to NATO Parl. (Asmb. Pres.).
12/30/19      updates to Congo (Kinshasa) prov.: Sankuru (Gov.), Sri Lanka prov.: Northern
                (Gov.)
12/29/19      update to India state: Jharkhand (PM).
12/28/19      update to Algeria (PM).
12/26/19      updates to Ukraine prov.: L'viv, Zakarpattya (Gov.)
12/21/19      update to Cuba (PM).
12/20/19      updates to China: Macau (Chief Exec.), U.S. govt.: U.S. Space Force (Chief),
                     U.S. Native Nations: Little Shell Chippewa.
12/19/19      updates to Algeria (Pres., PM).
12/18/19      update to Kazakhstan prov.: Atyrau (Gov.)
12/17/19      updates to Argentina prov.: Tierra del Fuego (Gov.), U.S. govt.: FDA (Com.)
12/16/19      updates to Italy reg.: Val d'Aosta (Pres.), United Kingdom: Wales (Secy. of State),
12/14/19      update to U.S. city: Houston, TX (runoff): incumbent Mayor Sylvester Turner (Dem.)
                wins re-election over Tony Buzbee (Ind.), 56%-44%.
12/12/19      updates to Russia reg.: Irkutsk, Yevreyskaya (Gov.)
12/11/19      updates to ICRM (Pres.), Argentina prov.: Buenos Aires, Santa Fe (Gov.)
12/10/19      updates to Argentina (Pres., Cabinet Chf.); Finland (PM), Finland reg.: Aland Is.
                (PM); U.S. state: Kentucky (Gov.); Argentina prov.: La Pampa, La Rioja,
                Misiones (Gov.); Palau state: Aimeliik (Gov.)
12/09/19      update to Argentina prov.: Catamarca, Chaco, Mendoza, Rio Negro, Tierra del Fuego
                (Gov.)
12/08/19      update to Cook Islands (NZ High Com.)
12/07/19      update to Japan pref.: Kochi (Gov.)
12/06/19      update to South Georgia Islands (Magst.)
12/05/19      updates to Bosnia-Hercegovina (PM), China prov.: Shanxi (Gov.)
12/04/19      updates to Sri Lanka prov.: Eastern, North Central (Gov.)
12/03/19      updates to Canada reg.: Nunatsiavut (PM), IAEA (Dir.-gen.), U.S. city elections:
                Boise, ID (runoff): Lauren McLean (f)(Dem.) unseats incumbent Mayor David H.
                Bieter (Dem.), 65.5%-34.5%; in Des Moines, IA (runoff): incumbent Mayor Frank
                Cownie (Dem.) wins re-election over Jack Hatch (Dem.), 50.6%-49.2%; and in
                Savannah, GA (runoff): Van R. Johnson II (Dem.) defeats incumbent Mayor Eddie
                DeLoach (Rep.), 61.6%-38.4%.
12/02/19      updates to Mauritius (Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Volyn' (Gov.), U.S.
                cities: Raleigh, Tucson (Mayors).
12/01/19      updates to European Union (Cncl. Pres., Cmsn. Pres.), U.S. govt.: Energy (Sec.) 
11/30/19      update to China prov.: Shanxi (Pty. Sec.)
11/29/19      updates to Wallis and Futuna (Asmb. Pres.), IGAD (Exec. Sec.)
11/28/19      update to India state: Maharashtra (PM).
11/26/19      update to Mauritius (Pres.)
11/24/19      update to U.S. govt.: Navy Dept. (Sec.)
11/23/19      update to India state: Maharashtra (PM).
11/22/19      update to Ukraine prov.: Chernivtsi (Gov.)
11/21/19      updates to Sri Lanka (PM), Sri Lanka prov.: Central, North Western, Sabaragamuwa,
                Southern, Uva and Western (Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Khmel'nyts'kyy (Gov.)
11/19/19      updates to Kuwait (PM), Montserrat (PM), Sint Maarten (PM), Kosovo (KFOR);
                Bolivia reg.: Oruro (Gov.); U.S. mayor election: Charleston, SC (runoff): Mayor
                John J. Tecklenburg (Dem.) defeats Mike Seekings (Rep.), 61.2%-38.8%.
11/18/19      update to Sri Lanka (Pres.)
11/16/19      update to U.S. governor election results Louisiana: Gov. John Bel Edwards (Dem.)
                wins re-election defeating Edward "Eddie" Rispone (Rep.), 51.3%-48.6%.
11/15/19      update to Bolivia reg.: Potosi (Gov.)
11/14/19      updates to Moldova (PM), Bolivia reg.: Cochabamba (Gov.)
11/13/19      updates to Bolivia reg.: Beni (Gov.), U.S. govt.: DHS (Sec.)
11/12/19      updates to Bolivia (Pres.), U.S. city: Montgomery, AL (Mayor).
11/11/19      updates to India state: Maharashtra (PM), Italy reg.: Umbria (Pres.), Ukraine
                prov.: Poltava (Gov.)
11/10/19      update to Italy: Seborga (Princ.).
11/08/19      update to Ukraine prov.: Kirovohrad (Gov.)
11/06/19      updates to UNRWA (Comm.-Gen.), U.S. govt.: FDA (Com.)
11/05/19      updates to India state: Mizoram (Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Kharkiv (Gov.), Nepal:
                Provinces (Gov.); U.S. election results: parties - Dem. = Democrat, Rep. =
                Republican, Const. = Constitution Party, Grn. = Green Party, Ind. = Independent,
                Libt. = Libertarian;
              Gubernatorial elections:
              - Kentucky: Attny. Gen. Andy Beshear (Dem.) defats incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin 
                (Rep.) and John Hicks (Libt.) win 49.2%-48.8%-2% of the vote;
              - Mississippi: Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (Rep.) defeats Attny. Gen. Jim Hood (Dem.),
                David Singletary (Ind.) and Bob Hickingbottom (Const.), 52.%-46.5%-1%-0.3%;
              Mayoral elections: 
              - Akron, OH: incumbent Mayor Dan Horrigan (Dem.) defeats Josh Sines (Rep.),
                     77.4%-22.6%; 
              - Boise, ID: Lauren McLean (f)(Dem.) leads incumbent Mayor David Bieter (Dem.),
                Rebecca W. Arnold (f)(Rep.), ex-Mayor Brent Coles (Rep.), Wayne Richey (Dem.),
                Adriel Martinez (Ind.), and Cortney Nielsen (f)(Ind.), 45.7%-30.3%-13.2%-7.3%
                -1.6%-1.1%-0.7% (runoff between Bieter and McLean to be held 3 Dec 2019);
              - Charleston, SC: incumbent Mayor John J. Tecklenburg (Dem.), Mike Seekings
                (Rep.), Maurice Washington (Dem.), Francis Gary White Jr. (Ind.), Michelle
                Renee Orth (f)(Ind.), Sheri Irwin (f)(Ind.), each win 48%-34%-8%-7%-2%-1%
                (a runoff between Tecklenburg and Seekings is held on 19 Nov 2019);
              - Charlotte, NC: incumbent Mayor Vi Alexander Lyles (f)(Dem.) defeats David
                Michael Rice (Rep.), 77.2%-2.32%;
                   - Columbus, OH: incumbent Mayor Andrew Ginther (Dem.) is re-elected unopposed
                     with 93.5%, write-in candidate Jeff Leopard (Ind.) takes 6.5%;
                   - Des Moines, IA: incumbent Mayor Frank Cownie (Dem.), Jack Hatch (Dem.),
                     Chase Holm (Ind.), and Joe Grandanette (Rep.) win 43.4%-42.6%-8.3%-5.4%
                (a runoff between Cownie and Hatch to be held on 3 Dec 2019);
                   - Hartford, CT: incumbent Mayor Luke Bronin (Dem.) defeats ex-Mayor Eddie A.
                     Perez (Dem.), J. Stan McCauley (Ind.), Giselle "Gigi" Jacobs (f)(Ind.), and
                     Aaron Lewis (Libt.), 76.5%-12.2%-8.5%-1.5%-0.6%;
                   - Houston, TX: incumbent Mayor Sylvester Turner (Dem.) wins 46.9%, Tony Buzbee
                     (Ind.) 28.4%, Bill King (Rep.) 13.8%, Dwight Boykins (Dem.) 6.1%, Victoria
                     Romero (f)(Rep.) 1.2%, Susan Lovell (f)(Dem.) 1.2%, Demetria Smith (f)(Dem.)
                     0.7%, Roy J. Vasquez (Ind.) 0.6%, Kendall Baker (Rep.) 0.4%, Derrick Broze
                     (Ind.) 0.3%, Johnny Taylor (Ind.) 0.2%, and Naoufal Houjami (Ind.) 0.2%
                (a runoff between Turner and Buzbee will be held on 14 Dec 2019);
                   - Indianapolis, IN: incumbent Mayor Joe Hogsett (Dem.) defeats James W. Merritt
                     (Rep.), and Douglas McNaughton (Libt.), 71.4%-26.9%-1.5%;
              - Manchester, NH: incumbent Mayor Joyce Craig (f)(Dem.) defeats Victoria
                Sullivan (f)(Rep.), 56.7%-43.3%;   
              - Orlando, FL: incumbent Mayor Buddy Dyer (Dem.) is re-elected over Samuel B.
                Ings (Dem.) and Aretha Simons (f)(Dem.), 72%-17.4%-10.6%;
              - Philadelphia, PA: incumbent Mayor James F. Kenney (Dem.) defeats Billy
                Ciancaglini (Rep.), 80%-19.7%;
              - Salt Lake City, UT: Erin Mendenhall (f)(Dem.) defeats Luz Escamilla (f)(Dem.)
                58.6%-41.4%;
              - San Francisco, CA: incumbent Mayor Landon Breed (f)(Dem.) defeats Ellen Lee
                Zhou (f)(Rep.), Joel Ventresca (Dem.), Paul Ybarra Robertson (Ind.), William
                Pang (Ind.), and Robert L. Jordan (Ind.), 68%-14.5%-7.4%-4.6%-2.8%-1.5%;
              - Savannah, GA: Van R. Johnson (Dem.) wins 46%, incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach
                (Rep.) 40%, Regina D. Thomas (f) (Dem.) 14%, and Louis E. Wilson (Ind.) 1%  
                (a runoff between DeLoach and Johnson to be held on 3 Dec 2019);
              - Tucson, AZ: Regina Romero (f)(Dem.) defeats Edward Ackerley (Ind.) and Mike
                Cease (Grn.), 55.7%-39.7%-3.9%;
11/04/19      updates to Romania (PM), Ukraine prov.: Cherkasy (Gov.)
11/03/19      update to India state: Goa (Gov.)
11/01/19      updates to India terr.: Lakshadweep (Admin), Mexico state: Baja California (Gov.),
                ECB (Pres.)
10/31/19      updates to Guinea-Bissau (PM), India terr.: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh (Lt. gov.),
                     Ukraine prov.: Chernihiv, Ternopil (Gov.), Armenia prov.: Vayots Dzor (Gov.)
10/28/19      update to Ukraine prov.: Kyyiv (Gov.)
10/27/19      update to Belgium (PM).
10/26/19      update to Syria: Islamic State (Emir).
10/25/19      updates to Canada terr. Northwest Terr. (PM), Ukraine prov.: Luhans'k (Gov.),
                NAM (Chair.), CAP (Pres.)
10/23/19      updates to Tunisia (Pres.), Cocos Islands (Shire Pres.)
10/22/19      update to Jerusalem: UNTSO (Cmdr.)
10/18/19      updates to U.S. govt.: Air Force (Secy.), UNDOF (Cmdr.)
10/17/19      update to Jersey (Bailiff).
10/11/19      update to Ukraine prov.: Odesa (Gov.)
10/10/19      updates to Cuba (Pres.), Sint Maarten (PM).
10/09/19      updates to Greece reg.: Athos (Pref.), Sri Lanka prov.: Uva (PM).
10/08/19      updates to Azerbaijan (PM), Tonga (PM), U.S. city elections: Montgomery AL
                (runoff): Judge Steven Reed (Dem.) defeats David Woods (Rep.), 67.3% - 32.7%;
                Raleigh, NC: Mary-Ann Baldwin (f)(Dem.), Charles Francis (Dem.), Caroline
                Sullivan (f)(Dem.) and Zainab Baloch (f)(Dem.) win 38.3%-31.2%-20.5%-6.47%
                (a runoff on 5 Nov 2019 between Baldwin and Francis is not held because Francis
                declines).
10/03/19      update to U.S. city election: Memphis, TN: Mayor Jim Strickland (Dem.) defeats
                ex-Mayor Willie Herenton (Dem.) and Tami Sawyer (f)(Dem.), 62.1%-28.7%-6.9%
10/02/19      update to Belgium reg.: Flanders (PM).
10/01/19      updates to San Marino (Capt.-reg.), IMF (Dir.), U.S. govt.: NPS (Dir.)
09/30/19      updates to Peru (PM), Norway: Jan Mayen (Chief), U.S. govt.: Labor Dept. (Secy.),
                Joint Chiefs (Chair.)
09/28/19      update to U.S. city: Nashville (Mayor).
09/27/19      update to Tonga (PM).
09/25/19      update to Cyprus: British Sovereign Base Areas (Admin.)
09/24/19      update to Jerusalem: French National Domain in the Holy Land (Cons.-gen.)
09/20/19      update to Ukraine rep.: Crimea (PM).
09/19/19      update to Tuvalu (PM).
09/18/19      updates to Kazakhstan reg.: Karaganda (Gov.), U.S. govt: NSC (Adv.), Ukraine
                prov.: Mykolayiv, Vinnytsya (Gov.), Council of Europe (Secy.-gen.)
09/17/19      update to Belgium reg.: French Community (PM).
09/16/19      updates to Faroe Islands (PM), Syria: UNDOF (Cmdr.), United Nations (Gen. Asmb.
                Pres.)
09/13/19      updates to Belgium reg.: Wallonia (PM), Ukraine prov.: Dnipropetrovs'k (Gov.)
09/12/19      updates to Tonga (PM), Russia rep.: Ingushetia (PM), IMF (Dir.), U.S. govt.:
                UN Ambassador; U.S. mayor election Nashville, TN (runoff): John Cooper (Dem.)
                defeats Mayor David Briley (Dem.), 69.12%-30.2%.
09/11/19      update to India state: Himachal Pradesh (Gov.)
09/10/19      update to U.S. govt: NSC (Adv.)
09/09/19      updates to India state: Rajasthan (Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Rivne (Gov.)
09/08/19      updates to Georgia (PM), Canada prov.: New Brunswick (Lt. gov.), India 
                state: Telangana (Gov.)
09/07/19      update to Congo (Kinshasa) (PM).
09/06/19      update to India state: Kerala (Gov.)
09/05/19      updates to India state: Maharashtra (Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Zaporizhzhya (Gov.)
09/01/19      updates to Greece reg.: Attikí, Dytikí Elláda, Dytikí Makedonía, Iónioi Nísoi,
                Pelopónnisos, Stereá Elláda and Vóreio Aigaío (Gov.)
08/31/19      updates to Ethiopia reg.: Southern Nations (Pres.), Japan pref.: Saitama (Gov.)
08/29/19      updates to Ukraine (PM), Spain reg.: La Rioja (Pres.)
08/27/19      updates to Nauru (Pres.), U.S. election: Montgomery, AL: Steven Reed (Dem.),
                     David Woods (Rep.), Ed Cowell (Ind.), J.C. Love (Ind.), Elton Norris Dean
                     (Ind.), and Artur Davis (Dem.) win 42.5%-23.5%-12.06%-9.73%-4.2%-4.1% (a runoff
                     between Reed and Woods is held on 8 Oct 2019).
08/22/19      update to Tuvalu (Gov.-gen.)
08/21/19      update to The Sudan (Pres.), (PM).
08/20/19      update to Peru reg.: Junin (Gov.)
08/19/19      updates to Spain reg.: Madrid (Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Mykolayiv (Gov., )U.S.
                govt.: FBOP (Dir.)
08/15/19      updates to Germany state: Bremen (Mayor), U.S. govt.: ODNI (Dir.)
08/13/19      update to Venezuela terr.: Francisco de Miranda (Chf.)
08/12/19      update to U.S. govt.: FAA (Admin.)
08/08/19      updates to French Polynesia (High Com.), Ukraine prov.: Zhytomyr (Gov.)
08/07/19      update to Puerto Rico (Gov.)
08/06/19      update to Spain reg.: Navarra (Pres.)
08/05/19      updates to Mauritania (PM), French Guiana (Pref.), New Caledonia (High Com.),
                Solomon Islands prov.: Rennell and Bellona (PM), Sri Lanka prov.: Central,
                Southern, Uva (Gov.)
08/02/19      updates to Canada prov.: New Brunswick (Lt. Gov.), Puerto Rico (Gov.)
08/03/19      update to French Guiana (Pref.)
08/01/19      updates to Mauritania (Pres.), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Gov.-gen.),
                India state: Nagaland (Gov.), Somalia reg.: Benadir (Gov.), Ukraine prov.:
                Ivano-Frankivs'k (Gov.), Mexico state: Puebla (Gov.), FAO (Secy.-gen.), U.S.
                city: Kansas City, MO (Mayor); U.S. city election: Nashville, TN: John Cooper
                (Dem.) wins 35%, incumbent Mayor David Briley (Dem.) 25.3%, Carol M. Swain (f)
                (Ind.) 21.9%, and John Ray Clemmons (Dem.) 16.1% (a runoff will be held on
                12 Sep 2019).
07/30/19      updates to India state: West Bengal (Gov.), Kazakhstan reg.: Shymkent (Gov.),
                Ukraine prov.: Cherkasy (Gov.)
07/29/19      updates to India states: Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura,
                and Uttar Pradesh (Gov.); Mayotte (Pref.), U.S. govt.: BLM (Dir.)
07/28/19      updates to New Caledonia (High Com.), Japan pref.: Gunma (Gov.)
07/27/19      update to Andean Com.: Andean Parl. (Pres.)
07/26/19      update to India state: Karnataka (PM).
07/25/19      updates to Tunisia (Pres.), United Kingdom: Scotland (Secy. of State),
                Northern Ireland (Secy. of State), IAEA (Dir.-gen.)
07/24/19      updates to United Kingdom (PM), India state: Andhra Pradesh (Gov.)
07/23/19      updates to U.S. govt.: Defense Dept. (Secy.), Army (Secy.), Navy (Secy.)
07/22/19      updates to Haiti (PM), India states: Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh (Gov.), IAEA
                (Dir.-gen.)
07/20/19      updates to Bosnia-Hercegovnia (Pres.), Bosnia canton: Tuzla-Podrinje (PM),
                Spain reg.: Asturias (Pres.)
07/19/19      update to U.S. govt.: Labor Dept. (Secy.)
07/18/19      updates to Canada prov.: Saskatchewan (Lt. gov.), Spain reg.: Val d'Arán (Pres.),
                     IAEA (Dir.-gen.)
07/16/19      update to Spain reg.: Canaria (Pres.)
07/15/19      updates to Ethiopia state: Amhara (Pres.), Turks and Caicos Islands (Gov.)
                Australia terr.: Lord Howe Island (Chair.), U.S. govt.: Defense Dept. (Secy.),
                Army (Secy.), Navy (Secy.)
07/13/19      updates to India terr.: Lakshadweep (Admin.), Indonesia prov.: Kepulauan Riau
                (Gov.), Mexico state: Campeche (Gov.)
07/12/19      updates to Lithuania (Pres.), Spain reg.: Castilla-León (Pres.)
07/11/19      updates to Ukraine prov.: Kherson (Gov.), Russia: Sevastopol (Gov.), U.S. govt.:
           Marine Corps (Cmdt.)
07/10/19      update to Iraq reg.: Kurdistan (PM).
07/09/19      updates to New Caledonia (Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Kyyiv (Gov.)
07/08/19      updates to Greece (PM), Latvia (Pres.)
07/07/19      update to Solomon Islands (Gov.-gen.)
07/05/19      updates to Solomon Islands prov.: Malaita (PM), Ukraine prov.: Donets'k,
                Luhans'k, L'viv, Zakarpattya (Gov.)
07/03/19      update to European Union (Parl. Pres.)
07/02/19      updates to Canada prov.: Saskatchewan (Lt. Gov.), Belgium reg.: Flanders
                (Min.-pres.), Croatia county: Istarska (Gov.)
07/01/19      updates to Australia (Gov.-gen.), Panama (Pres.), Swiss cantons: Basel-Land,
                Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden., Danube Com. (Dir.-gen.), WCO (Council Pres.)
06/30/19      update to Syria (rebel Pres., PM).
06/29/19      update to ECOWAS (Chair.)
06/28/19      updates to The Bahamas (Gov.-gen.), Guernsey: Alderney (Pres.), Congo (DRC)
                     prov.: Nord Kivu (Gov.). Kazakhstan prov.: Qyzylorda, Almaty (Gov.)
06/27/19      updates to Denmark (PM), Guinea-Bissau (Pres.), Solomon Islands prov.: Central
                (PM), Ukraine prov.: Dnipropetrovs'k, Kirovohrad (Gov.) 
06/26/19      updates to Bosnia-Hercegovnia: EUFOR (Cmdr), Russia rep.: Ingushetia (Pres.),
                Norden (Pres.)
06/25/19      updates to Solomon Islands prov.: Guadalcanal (PM), Ukraine: Crimea (Rep.),
                Ukraine prov.: Sumy (Gov.) 
06/24/19      updates to Ukraine prov.: Cherkasy, Rivne, Zhytomyr (Gov.); U.S. govt.:
                Defense Dept. (Secy.), Army (Secy.)
06/22/19      update to Ethiopia state: Amhara (Pres.)
06/18/19      update to U.S. mayor election: Kansas City, MO: Quinton Lucas (Dem.) defeats
                     Jolie Justus (f)(Dem.), 63.2% to 36.8%
06/17/19      updates to Réunion (Pref.), U.S. city: Dallas (Mayor), U.S. govt.: SSA (Dir.)
06/16/19      update to U.S. govt.: Smithsonian (Sec.)
06/15/19      updates to Slovakia (Pres.), Spain reg.: Melilla (Mayor), UNEP (Exec. Dir.)
06/14/19      updates to Moldova (PM), Greece reg.: Athos (Admin.), Ukraine prov.: Odesa,
                Poltava (Gov.), Parlatino (Pres.), WMO (Pres.)
06/13/19      updates to Kazakhstan prov.: Mangghystau, Batys Qazaqstan, Nur-Sultan (Gov.)
06/12/19      update to Indonesia prov.: Lampung (Gov.)
06/11/19      updates to Ukraine prov.: Chernihiv, Ivano-Frankiv'sk, Khmel'nyts'ky, Kirovohrad,
                Kyyiv, L'viv, Mykolayiv, Odesa, Poltava, Sumy, Ternopil', Volyn', Zakarpattya,
                Zaporizhzhya (Gov.)
06/10/19      updates to Iraq reg.: Kurdistan (Pres.), Italy reg.: Piemonte (Pres.), U.S.
                govt.: USCIS (Dir.)
06/09/19      update to Syria: UNDOF (Cmdr.)
06/08/19      updates to Moldova (PM); U.S. mayor elections: Dallas, TX (runoff): Eric Johnson
                (Dem.) wins 55.6% and Scott Griggs (Dem.) 44.4%; San Antonio, TX (runoff)
                incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg (Ind.) wins 51.1%, Greg Brockhouse (Dem.) 48.9%
06/06/19      update to Finland (PM).
06/05/19      updates to Russia admin.: Astrakhan (Gov.), Sri Lanka prov.: Eastern (Gov.)
06/04/19      updates to Sri Lanka prov.: Western (Gov.); U.S. mayor election: Denver, CO
                     (runoff): Mayor Michael Hancock (Dem.) wins 56.3% and Jamie Giellis (f)(Dem.)
                     43.7%
06/03/19      updates to Austria (PM), Swiss canton: Bern.
06/01/19      updates to El Salvador (Pres.), Swiss cantons: Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Neuchâtel,
                Sankt Gallen, Thurgau; U.S. govt.: Air Force (Secy.), USCIS (Dir.)
05/30/19      updates to Papua New Guinea (PM), India state: Andhra Pradesh (PM).
05/29/19      updates to French Polynesia (High Com.); Nigeria states: Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue,
                Borno, Gombe, Imo, Kwara, Lagos, Nassarawa, Ogun, Oyo, Yobe, Zamfra (Gov.);
                Syria: UNDOF (Cmdr.) 
05/28/19      updates to Austria (PM), Italy reg.: Umbria (Pres.), U.S. govt.: ICE (Dir.)
05/27/19      update to India state: Sikkim (PM).
05/24/19      update to New Caledonia (Congress Pres.)
05/23/19      updates to Comoros islands: Ndzuwani, Ngazidja (Gov.), Congo (DRC) prov.:
                Tshopo (Gov.)
05/22/19      updates to Cyprus: Turkish Northern Cyprus (PM), South Africa prov.: Eastern
                Cape, Kwa Zulu-Natal, Northern Cape, and Western Cape (PM).
05/21/19      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Maniema (Gov.)
05/20/19      updates to Ukraine (Pres.), Congo (DRC) prov.: Haut-Katanga (Gov.), U.S. cities:
                Chicago and Lincoln, NE (Mayors).
05/19/20      update to U.S. govt.: TVA (Chair.)
05/16/19      update to Andorra (PM).
05/15/19      updates to Guernsey: Alderney (Pres.), Solomon Islands prov.: Guadalcanal (PM).
05/14/19      updates to Senegal (PM), Congo (DRC) prov.: Bas-Uélé (Gov.)
05/12/19      update to North Macedonia (Pres.)
05/11/19      updates to Federated States of Micronesia (Pres.), St. Helena (Gov.), Congo (DRC)
                prov.: Haut-Lomami (Gov.), Greek Orthodox in America (Arch-bsp.), U.S. govt.:
                BLM (Dir.)
05/10/19      updates to Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï, Lomami, Tanganyika (Gov.)
05/09/19      updates to Canada prov.: Prince Edward Island (PM), Congo (DRC) prov.: Kwango,
                Sud-Kivu (Gov.), Greek Orthodox in Australia (Arch-bsp.), ISESCO (Dir.-gen.) 
05/08/19      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï Oriental, Haut-Uélé (Gov.)
05/07/19      updates to Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï Central, Kinshasa (Gov.); U.S. elections:
                Denver, CO: incumbent Mayor Michael Hancock (Dem.) wins 38.5%, Jamie Giellis
                (f)(Dem.) 24.8%, Lisa Calderón (f)(Dem.) 18.5%, Penfield Tate III (Dem.) 14.7%,
                and Kalyn Rose Heffernan (f)(Ind.) 2.4% (runoff held on 4 Jun 2019);
                Lincoln, NE: Leirion Gaylor Baird (f)(Dem.) defeats Cyndi Lamm (f)(Rep.), 54.4%
                to 45.4%
05/06/19      update to Swiss cantons: Zürich.
05/04/19      updates to Nicaragua reg.: Costa Caribe Sur (Coord.); U.S. mayor elections:
                Dallas, TX: Eric Johnson (Dem.) wins 20.3%, Scott Griggs (Dem.) 18.5%, Lynn
                McBee (f)(Dem.) 14.0%, Mike Ablon (Dem.) 13.5%, Miguel Solis (Dem.) 10.7%,
                Regina Montoya (f)(Dem.) 10.5%, and Jason Villalba (Rep.) 6.7%; Fort Worth, TX:
                incumbent Mayor Betsy Price (f)(Rep.) defeats Deborah Peoples (f)(Dem.), 55.7%-
                41.8%; San Antonio, TX: incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg (Ind.) wins 48.7% and
                Greg Brockhouse (Dem.) 45.6% (runoffs in Dallas and San Antonio to be held
                on 8 Jun 2019).
05/03/19      update to NATO (SACEUR).
05/02/19      updates to Andorra (Gen. Syndic), Australia state: New South Wales (Gov.), U.S.
                city: Baltimore (Mayor).
05/01/19      updates to Japan (Emperor), Georgia reg.: Abkhazia (exile PM), Swiss canton:
                Valais, U.S. govt.: ATF (Dir.), Secret Service (Dir.), U.S. city: Tampa (Mayor)
04/30/19      updates to Canada prov.: Alberta (PM), Japan pref.: Shimane (Gov.)
04/28/19      update to Swiss canton: Appenzell Innerrhoden.
04/26/19      updates to Sri Lanka prov.: Western (PM), Bosnia canton: Bosnian-Podrinje-Goražde
                (PM).
04/24/19      updates to Solomon Islands (PM), Indonesia prov.: Maluku (Gov.)
04/23/19      updates to Mali (PM), Japan pref.: Fukui, Hokkaido (Gov.), U.S. city election:
                Tampa, FL (runoff): Jane Castor (f)(Dem.) defeat David Straz (Dem.) 73.1%-
                26.9%.
04/22/19      update to Russia rep.: Kalmykia (PM).
04/19/19      update to Syria: UNDOF (Cmdr.)
04/18/19      update to Ethiopia state: Oromia (Pres.)
04/16/19      updates to Italy reg.: Basilicata (Pres.), UNASUR (Pres.)
04/15/19      update to U.S. govt.: Customs (Comm.)
04/14/19      update to Malaysia state: Johor (PM).
04/13/19      update to Palestinian Authority (PM).
04/12/19      updates to The Sudan (Pres.), Italy: Seborga (Prince), Ukraine prov.: Kherson
                (Gov.), U.S. govt.: ICE (Dir.)
04/11/19      updates to North Korea (Pres., PM), The Sudan (Pres, PM), Spain reg.: Madrid
                (Pres.), Swiss canton: Ticino.
04/10/19      updates to Ukraine prov.: Odesa (Gov.), U.S. govt.: Homeland Security (Secy.)
04/09/19      update to World Bank (Pres.)
04/08/19      updates to Georgia reg.: Abkhazia (exile Pres.), Japan pref.: Osaka (Gov.)
04/05/19      update to U.S. govt.: FDA (Comm.)
04/04/19      updates to Malta (Pres.), IRENA (Dir.-gen.)
04/03/19      update to Algeria (Pres.)
04/02/19      updates to U.S. mayor elections Chicago, IL (runoff): Lori Lightfoot (f)(Dem.)
                defeats Toni Preckwinkle (f)(Dem.), 73.7% to 26.3%; Las Vegas, NV: Mayor
                Carolyn Goodman (f)(Dem.) wins re-election with 83.5% vs. Phil Collins
                (Prohibition) 5.3%, Amy Luciano (f)(Ind.) 3.1%, Tina Alexander (f)(Ind.) 2.9%,
                Mack Miller (Rep.) 2.3%, Vance Sanders (Ind.) 1.9%, Zachary Krueger (Ind.) 0.9%
04/01/19      update to San Marino (Capt.-Reg.)
03/29/19      updates to Philippines reg.: Bangsamoro (Gov.), U.S. govt.: U.S. Marshals Service
                (Dir.)
03/27/19      update to Bosnia canton: Zenica-Doboj (PM).
03/26/19      update to St. Helena: Tristan da Cunha (Chief Islander).
03/25/19      update to Greek Orthodox Church Australia (Archbp.)
03/21/19      updates to Haiti (PM); Syria: ISIL; Russia admin.: Murmansk, Orenburg (Gov.);
                U.S. city: Phoenix (Mayor).
03/20/19      updates to Kazakhstan (Pres.); Italy reg.: Sardinia (Pres.); Japan pref.: Osaka
                (Gov.); Russia rep.: Altay, Kalmykia (Pres.); U.S. city election: Jacksonville:
                incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry (Rep.) wins 57.8%, Anna Lopez Brosche (f)(Rep.)
                24.2%, Omega Allen (f) (Ind.) 10.5%, and Jimmy Hill (Rep.) 7.5%.
03/19/19      updates to India state: Goa (PM), Kazakhstan prov.: Aqmola (Gov.), Russia reg.:
                Chelyabinsk (Gov.)
03/17/19      update to India state: Goa (PM).
03/15/19      update to Ukraine prov.: Poltava (Gov.)
03/13/19      update to Saint Helena: Ascension (Admin.)
03/12/19      updates to Algeria (PM), Tokelau (Head), Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï Central,
                Ethiopia reg.: Dire Dawa (Mayor); U.S. mayor election: Phoenix, AZ (runoff)
                Kate Gallego (f)(Dem.) defeats Daniel Valenzuela (Dem.), 58.6%-41.3%.
03/11/19      updates to Peru (PM), Myanmar reg.: Tanintharyi (PM).
03/10/19      updates to Syria (rebel PM), Indonesia prov.: Maluku (Gov.), Myanmar reg.:
                Tanintharyi (PM).
03/09/19      update to India state: Mizoram (Gov.)
03/08/19      update to U.S. govt.: FEMA (Dir.)
03/05/19      update to U.S. mayor election: Tampa, FL Jane Castor (f)(Dem.) wins 48%, David
                     Straz (Dem.) 15.5%, Harry Cohen (Dem.) 12.1%, Ed Turanchik (Dem.) 8.9%, Dick
                     Greco Jr. 8.6% (Dem.), Mike Suarez (Dem.) 5.1% (runoff to be held 23 Apr 2019).
02/28/19      update to Austria state: Burgenland (PM).
02/27/19      update to Central African Republic (PM).
02/26/19      updates to British Virgin Islands (PM), Kazakhstan prov.: Aqtöbe, Türkistan
                     (Gov.); U.S. mayor election: Chicago, IL Lori Lightfoot (f)(Dem.) wins 17.5%
                     of the vote, Toni Preckwinkle (f) (Dem.) 16.1%, William M. Daley (Dem.) 14.7%,
                     and Willie Wilson (Dem.) 10.7%, Susana Mendoza (f)(Dem.) 9%, Amara Enyia (f)
                    (Dem.) 8%, Jerry Joyce (Dem.) 7.3%, Gery Chico (Dem.) 6.2%, Paul Vallas (Dem.)
                     5.4%, and Garry McCarthy (Dem.) 2.7% (runoff to take place on 2 Apr 2019).
02/25/19      updates to Italy reg.: Abruzzo (Pres.), U.S. govt.: NOAA (Admin.)
02/24/19      update to The Sudan (PM).
02/23/19      update to PAM (Pres.)
02/22/19      updates to Philippines reg.: Bangsamoro (PM), Congo DRC prov.: Nord-Kivu (Gov.)
02/21/19      updates to Kazakhstan (PM), Mexico state: Puebla (Gov.)
02/20/19      updates to Chile prov.: Antártica Chilena (Gov.), Indonesia prov.: Riau (Gov.)
02/17/19      update to Japan pref.: Yamanashi (Gov.)
02/14/19      update to U.S. govt.: Justice Dept. (Attny. Gen.)
02/13/19      updates to Chile reg.: Magallanes (Int.), Indonesia prov.: Jawa Timur (Gov.)
02/10/19      update to AU (Chair.)
02/09/19      updates to Armenia prov.: Shirak, Tavush (Gov.)
02/06/19      updates to Australian Antarctic Terr.(Dir.), Bonsia-Hercegovnia: Brčko
                (Intl. Suprv.), Netherlands prov.: Gelderland (Com.)
02/01/19      updates to World Bank (Pres.), Netherlands prov.: Utrecht (Com.)
01/31/19      update to Malaysia (King).
01/30/19      updates to Wallis and Futuna: Sigave (PM), Bosnia canton: Bosnian Posavina (PM).
01/25/19      update to Wallis and Futuna: Alo (PM).
01/24/19      updates to Burkina Faso (PM), Congo (Kinshasa) (Pres.)
01/23/19      updates to Latvia (PM), Venezuela (Pres. in opposition)
01/19/19      update to U.S. state: Tennessee (Gov.)
01/18/19      updates to Madagascar (Pres.), Spain reg.: Andalucía (Pres.)
01/15/19      updates to Gabon (PM), Malaysia state: Pahang (Sultan), U.S. tribe: Navajo
               (Pres.)
01/14/19      updates to Taiwan (ROC)(PM), Ecuador: Galápagos (Gov.); U.S. states: Georgia,
                Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, and Oklahoma (Gov.); Micronesia state: Yap (Gov.)
01/11/19      update to Andean Com. (Secy.-gen.)
01/10/19      update to Wallis and Futuna (Admin.-Sup.)
01/09/19      updates to U.S. state: Connecticut (Gov.), Sri Lanka prov.: Southern, Uva (Gov.)
01/08/19      updates to Micronesia state: Kosrae (Gov.), Somalia state: Puntland (Pres.);
                U.S. states Colorado, Florida (Gov.)
01/07/19      updates to Guam (Gov.), Virgin Islands (Gov.), Sri Lanka prov.: Northern,
                Sabaragamuwa, Uva (Gov.); U.S. states: California, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada,
                Wisconsin and Wyoming (Gov.); U.S. govt.: Census (Dir.); ACTO (Secy.-gen.),
                United Nations: UNAOC (High Rep.)
01/06/19      update to Malaysia (King).
01/05/19      update to U.S. state: South Dakota (Gov.)
01/04/19      updates to Cameroon (PM), Sri Lanka prov.: Central, Eastern, North Central,
                     North Western, Western (Gov.), Palau state: Ngatpang (Gov.)
01/03/19      updates to U.S. Congress: House of Rep. (Speaker), Senate (Pres. Pro tem).
01/02/19      updates to U.S. state: Maine (Gov.), U.S. govt.: Interior Dept. (Secy.),
                U.N. Rep., Chief of Staff.
01/01/19      updates to Brazil (Pres.), Switzerland (Pres.); Brazil states: Acre, Amazonas,
                Distrito Federal, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Pará,
                Paraíba, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul,
                Rondônia, São Paulo (Gov.); Palau state: Angaur (Gov.); Peru reg.: Amazonas,
                Áncash, Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica,
                Huánuco, Ica, Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Lima Metropolitana, Loreto,
                Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martín, Tacna, Tumbes, Ucayali
                (Pres.); Netherlands prov.: Noord-Holland (Com.); Norway counties: Buskerud,
                Finnmark, Hedmark, Møre og Romsdal, Nordland, Oppland, Østfold, Sogn og
                Fjordane, Telemark (Gov.); Swiss cantons: Aargau, Fribourg, Graubünden, Jura,
                Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Zug; Sweden counties: Gotland, Värmland (Gov.); Taiwan
                (ROC) prov.: Fukien (Gov.); APEC (Exec.), CPLP (Exec. Sec.), EAEU (Chair.), G-7
                (Chair.), Mercosur (Dir.), Norden (Pres.), OSCE (Chair.), OIF (Secy.-gen.),
                SCO (Secy.-gen.); Mexico state: Tabasco (Gov.); U.S. states: Michigan,
                New Mexico (Gov.); U.S. govt.: Defense Dept. (Secy.); Italy: French Pious
                Establishments (Admin.)

Additions to WorldStatesmen.org in 2019


12/20/19      added to U.S. Native Nations: Little Shell Chippewa.
12/20/19      added to U.S. govt.: U.S. Space Force.
12/01/19      expanded Micronesia States (1945-1978).
     08/09/19      additions to Burma States (1948-1988) and Myanmar Regions: Wa Division.
     04/14/19      additions to Canada First Nations.

    New Polities and International Organizations in 2019


10/31/19      updates to India new union territories: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh.
10/05/19      updates to Myanmar: Shan and Karen states and Yemen: Aden Protectorates.
08/08/19      update to Myanmar regions: added Wa Self-Administered Division.
03/21/19      update to Syria (Islamic State ended).
02/22/19      update to Philippines: new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
01/01/19      update to Taiwan (ROC) prov.: Fukien (abolished).

    New Anthems, Flags, Constitutions and Currencies in 2019


11/12/19      update to U.S. city: Topeka, KS (flag).
10/14/19      update to U.S. city: Des Moines (flag).
10/13/19      update to Italy autonomous prov.: Blozano (name).
10/01/19      update to Myanmar reg.: Sagaing (flag).
08/28/19      update to The Philippines: Bangsamoro Autonomous Reg. (flag).
08/05/19      update to India: Jammu and Kashmir (flag, constitution).
06/21/19      update to IHO (flag).
05/10/19      update to Martinique (flag, hymn).
04/29/19      update to Saint Helena (flag).
04/10/19      update to Cuba (new constitution).
03/27/19      update to Russia reg.: Kemerovo - Kuzbass (name).
03/23/19      update to Kazakhstan (capital name).
02/20/19      update to Zimbabwe (currency).
02/12/19      update to North Macedonia (polity name).
02/04/19      update to Italy reg.: Lombardia (flag)
01/16/19      update to Burundi (capital).
01/08/19      update to Russia reg.: Pskov (flag).

 International Organization Membership Updates in 2019

12/27/19      Algeria the 76th member of AIIB.
12/05/19      Bhutan the 192nd member of IFRCS.
11/28/19      Bhutan the 192nd member of ICRC.
11/26/19      Kiribati the 123rd member of ICCt.
11/01/19      Ecuador the 75th member of AIIB.
08/20/19      Greece the 74th member of AIIB.
08/15/19      Serbia the 73rd member of AIIB.
07/31/19      Ghana the 93rd member of IHO.
07/16/19      Libya the 71st member of EBRD.
07/15/19      Solomon Islands the 92nd member of IHO.
07/12/19      Guinea the 72nd member of AIIB.
07/10/19      Belgium the 71st member of AIIB.
07/04/19      Solomon Islands the 192nd member of WIPO.
06/24/19      United Arab Emirates an associate member of PAM.
06/07/19      San Marino the 70th member of EBRD.
05/22/19      Slovenia the 54th member of ANT.
05/16/19      Nauru the 187th member of WMO.
05/14/19      Mongolia the 122nd member of PCA.
05/02/19      Samoa the 91st member of IHO.
04/18/19      Guyana the 90th member of IHO.
04/09/19      Venezuela membership given to opposition govt. by OAS.
04/06/19      Saint Vincent the 179th member of IPU.
04/01/19      Antigua and Barbuda the 170th member of UNIDO.
03/17/19      The Philippines withdraws from the ICCt.
03/15/19      Venezuela membership given to opposition govt. by IADB.
03/14/19      Dominica the 193rd member of ICAO.
03/14/19      Guadeloupe the 4th associate member of OECS.
03/11/19      Niue the 68th member of ADB.
03/08/19      Micronesia the 169th member of UNIDO.
02/13/19      Zimbabwe the 168th member of CTBTO.
02/05/19      Saint Lucia the 171st member of IAEA.
01/23/19      Qatar an associate member of PAM.
01/17/19      Belarus the 70th member of AIIB.
01/09/19      Canada the 160th member of IRENA.
     01/01/19      Qatar withdraws from OPEC.
    


  2019 International & U.S. Elections


 
Date

 
Location

 
Election Type

 5 Jan 2019 Sri Lanka
parliament
(cancelled)
 8 Jan 2019 Puntland (Somalia)
president
21 Jan 2019 Muslim Mindanao (Philippines)
Bangsamoro
autonomy
referendum
(1st round)
24 Jan 2019 Malaysia
paramount ruler
(by conference
of rulers)

 3 Feb 2019
El Salvador
president
 4 Feb 2019
Alsace (France)
European collectivity
vote (by
departmental
councils)
 6 Feb 2019
Muslim Mindanao (Philippines) Bangsamoro
autonomy
referendum
(2nd round)
10 Feb 2019 Switzerland
referendum
16 Feb 2019
Nigeria
president, senate, parliament (delayed)
23 Feb 2019 Nigeria
president, senate, parliament
24 Feb 2019
Cuba
new constitution referendum
24 Feb 2019
Moldova
parliament
24 Feb 2019
Senegal
president
24 Feb 2019
Thailand
parliament
(postponed)
25 Feb 2019 British Virgin
Islands (UK)

parliament
26 Feb 2019 Chicago, IL (US)
mayor
 3 Mar 2019
Estonia
parliament
 5 Mar 2019
Fed. States of
Micronesia
parliament
 5 Mar 2019
Chuuk State (Fed.
States of Micronesia)
independence
referendum (postponed)
 5 Mar 2019
Tampa, FL (US)
mayor
10 Mar 2019
Guinea-Bissau parliament
10 Mar 2019
North Korea
parliament
12 Mar 2019
Phoenix, AZ (US)
mayor (runoff)
13 Mar 2019
San Marino
captains regent
(by parliament)
15 Mar 2019
Slovakia
president
(1st round)
19 Mar 2019
Guyana
parliament
(postponed)
19 Mar 2019
Jacksonville, FL (US)
mayor
20 Mar 2019
Bonaire (Netherlands)
island council
20 Mar 2019
Saba (Netherlands)
island council
20 Mar 2019
Sint Eustatius (Netherlands)
island council
(council dissolved)
24 Mar 2019
Burkina Faso
referendums
(postponed)
24 Mar 2019
Comoros
president,
governors

24 Mar 2019
Thailand
parliament
26 Mar 2019
Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena)(UK)
island council,
chief islander
27 Mar 2019
Somaliland (Somalia)
parliament, senate
(postponed)
30 Mar 2019
Slovakia
president
(2nd round)

31 Mar 2019
Ukraine
president
 2 Apr 2019
Chicago, IL (US)
mayor (runoff)
 2 Apr 2019
Las Vegas, NV (US)
mayor
 2 Apr 2019
Malta
president
(by parliament)
 3 Apr 2019
Solomon Islands
parliament
 6 Apr 2019
Maldives
parliament
 6 Apr 2019
Taiwan (ROC)
independence
referendum
(not effected)
 7 Apr 2019
Andorra
parliament
 8-15 Apr 2019
Guadeloupe (France)
flag and hymn
 9 Apr 2019 Israel
parliament
10 Apr 2019
Belize
referendum
11 Apr 2019
India
parliament
(1st round)
14 Apr 2019
Finland
parliament
17 Apr 2019
Indonesia
president,
parliament
18 Apr 2019
India
parliament
(2nd round)
18 Apr 2019
Algeria president
(postponed)
20-22 Apr 2019
Egypt
constitutional
referendum
20 Apr 2019
Afghanistan
president
(postponed)
21 Apr 2019
North Macedonia
president
21 Apr 2019
Ukraine
president (runoff)
23 Apr 2019
Tampa, FL (US)
mayor (runoff)
23 Apr 2019
India
parliament
(3rd round)
24 Apr 2019
Solomon Islands
prime minister
(by parliament)

28 Apr 2019
Benin
parliament
28 Apr 2019
Somaliland (Somalia)
parliament, senate
(postponed)
28 Apr 2019
Spain
parliament
29 Apr 2019
India
parliament
(4th round)
 4 May 2019
Dallas, TX (US)
mayor
 4 May 2019
Fort Worth, TX (US)
mayor
 4 May 2019
San Antonio, TX (US)
mayor
 5 May 2019
North Macedonia
president (runoff)
 5 May 2019
Panama
president,
parliament

 6 May 2019
India
parliament
(5th round)
 7 May 2019
Denver, CO (US)
mayor
 7 May 2019
Lincoln, NE (US)
mayor
 8 May 2019
South Africa
parliament
11 May 2019
Fed. States of
Micronesia
president
(by parliament)
12 May 2019
India
parliament
(6th round)
12 May 2019
Lithuania
president
12 May 2019
New Caledonia
(France)

parliament
13 May 2019
The Philippines
parliament, senate
18 May 2019 Australia
parliament, senate
19 May 2019
India
parliament
(7th round)
19 May 2019
Switzerland
referendum
21 May 2019
Malawi
president,
parliament
22 May 2019
South Africa
president
(by parliament)
23-26 May 2019
European Union
parliament
24 May 2019
Ireland
referendum
26 May 2019 Belgium
parliament
26 May 2019 Lithuania
president (runoff)
26 May 2019 Romania
referendum
27 May 2019 The Netherlands
senate
28 May 2019 Madagascar
parliament
29 May 2019 Latvia president
(by parliament)
30 May 2019 Papua New Guinea
prime minister
(by parliament)
 4 Jun 2019
Denver, CO (US)
mayor (runoff)
 4 Jun 2019
Las Vegas, NV (US)
mayor (runoff)
(cancelled)
 4 Jun 2019
Vanuatu
referendum
 5 Jun 2019
Denmark
parliament
 8 Jun 2019
Dallas, TX (US)
mayor (runoff)
 8 Jun 2019
San Antonio, TX (US)
mayor (runoff)
 9 Jun 2019
Kazakhstan
president
 9 Jun 2019
South Ossetia
(Georgia)

parliament
13 Jun 2019
New Caledonia
(France)

president
(by parliament)

15 Jun 2019
Bougainville
(Papua New Guinea)

independence
referendum
(delayed)
16 Jun 2019
Guatemala
president,
parliament

18 Jun 2019
Kansas City, MO (US) mayor
22 Jun 2019
Alderney
(Guernsey, UK)

president of states
(acclaimed)
22 Jun 2019
Mauritania
president
 4 Jul 2019
Algeria
president
(postponed)
 7 Jul 2019 Greece
parliament
21 Jul 2019 Japan
senate
21 Jul 2019 Ukraine
parliament
 1 Aug 2019
Nashville, TN (US)
mayor
18 Aug 2019
Guatemala
president (runoff)
22 Aug 2019 Jubaland (Somalia)
president
(by parliament)
24 Aug 2019 Nauru parliament
25 Aug 2019 Abkhazia (Georgia) president
27 Aug 2019
Montgomery, AL (US)
mayor
27 Aug 2019
Nauru president
(by parliament)
31 Aug 2019
Faroe Islands
(Denmark)

parliament
 6 Sep 2019
Moldova
parliament
(cancelled)
 8 Sep 2019
Abkhazia (Georgia) president (runoff)
 9 Sep 2019
Tuvalu
parliament
12 Sep 2019
Nashville, TN (US)
mayor (runoff)
15 Sep 2019
Tunisia 
president
16 Sep 2019
San Marino
captains-regent
(by parliament)
17 Sep 2019
Israel
parliament
22 Sep 2019
Madeira (Portugal)
assembly
26 Sep 2019
Ascension Island
(St. Helena)(UK)
island council
28 Sep 2019
Afghanistan
president
29 Sep 2019
Austria
parliament
30 Sep 2019
Montserrat (UK)
parliament
 3 Oct 2019
Memphis, TN (US)
mayor
 5 Oct 2019
United Arab Emirates
parliament
 6 Oct 2019
Kosovo
parliament
 6 Oct 2019
Portugal
parliament
 6 Oct 2019
Tunisia
parliament
 8 Oct 2019
Montgomery, AL (US)
mayor (runoff)
 8 Oct 2019
Raleigh, NC (US)
mayor
10 Oct 2019
Cuba
president
(by parliament)
13 Oct 2019
Greece
parliament
(rescheduled)
13 Oct 2019
Poland
parliament
13 Oct 2019
Tunisia
president (runoff)
15 Oct 2019
Mozambique
president,
parliament

17 Oct 2019
Bougainville
(Papua New Guinea)

independence
referendum
(delayed)
17 Oct 2019
Gibraltar (UK)
parliament
19 Oct 2019
Christmas Island (Australia)
island council
19 Oct 2019
Cocos Islands (Australia)
island council
20 Oct 2019 Aland Islands (Finland)
parliament
20 Oct 2019 Bolivia
president, senate,
parliament

20 Oct 2019
Switzerland
parliament, senate
21 Oct 2019
Canada
parliament
23 Oct 2019
Botswana
parliament
25 Oct 2019
Botswana
president
(by parliament)
27 Oct 2019
Argentina
president, parliament, senate
27 Oct 2019
Haiti
parliament, senate
27 Oct 2019
Oman
parliament
27 Oct 2019 Ukraine
parliament
(rescheduled)
27 Oct 2019
Uruguay
president,
parliament,
referendum
 5 Nov 2019
Kentucky (US)
governor
 5 Nov 2019
Mississippi (US)
governor
 5 Nov 2019
Akron, OH (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Boise, ID (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Charleston, SC (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Charlotte, NC (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Columbus, OH (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Des Moines, IA (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Hartford, CT (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Houston, TX (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Indianapolis, IN (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Manchester, NH (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Orlando, FL (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Philadelphia, PA (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Raleigh, NC (US)
mayor (runoff)
(cancelled)
 5 Nov 2019
Salt Lake City,
UT (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
San Francisco,
CA (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Savannah, GA (US)
mayor
 5 Nov 2019
Tucson, AZ (US)
mayor
 6 Nov 2019
Pitcairn Islands (UK)
mayor, island council
 6 Nov 2019
United Arab Emirates
president
(by senate)
 7 Nov 2019 Falkland Islands (UK)
referendum
(postponed)
 7 Nov 2019 Mauritius
parliament
10 Nov 2019
Romania
president
10 Nov 2019
Seborga (Italy)
prince
10 Nov 2019
Spain
parliament
13 Nov 2019
Sidama (Ethiopia)
statehood
referendum (postponed)
16 Nov 2019
Louisiana (US)
governor
16 Nov 2019
Sri Lanka
president
17 Nov 2019
Belarus
parliament
17 Nov 2019
Tunisia
president (rescheduled)
18 Nov 2019
Marshall Islands
parliament
19 Nov 2019
Charleston, SC (US)
mayor (runoff)
20 Nov 2019
Sidama (Ethiopia)
statehood
referendum
23 Nov - 7 Dec 2019
Bougainville
(Papua New Guinea)

independence
referendum

24 Nov 2019
Guinea-Bissau
president
24 Nov 2019
Romania
president (runoff)
24 Nov 2019
Uruguay
president (runoff)
25 Nov 2019
Sint Maarten (Neth.)
parliament
(postponed)

27 Nov 2019
Namibia
president,
parliament
 2 Dec 2019
Mauritius
president
(by parliament)
 3 Dec 2019
Boise, ID (US)
mayor (runoff)
 3 Dec 2019
Des Moines, IA (US)
mayor (runoff)
 3 Dec 2019
Savannah, GA (US)
mayor (runoff)
 6 Dec 2019
Dominica
parliament
 7 Dec 2019
Sri Lanka
president
(rescheduled)
 8 Dec 2019
San Marino
parliament
11 Dec 2019
Switzerland
president
(by parliament)
12 Dec 2019
Algeria
president
12 Dec 2019
Somaliland (Somalia)
parliament, senate
(postponed)
12 Dec 2019
United Kingdom
parliament
14 Dec 2019
Houston, TX (US)
mayor (runoff)
22 Dec 2019
Croatia
president
22 Dec 2019
Uzbekistan
parliament
(1st round)
28 Dec 2019
Guinea
parliament
(delayed)
29 Dec 2019
Guinea-Bissau
president (runoff)




Sources: Herrera Electoral Calendar, IFES Election Guide, Ballotpedia and IPU .



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