The Electoral Commission has approved the revised programme for the conduct of General Elections 2020/2021 as follows

NO Activity Period
1 Political Party and Organisations to identify flag bearers

22nd June - 21st July 2020

2 Deadline for resignation by public servants wishing to participate in Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Committees Elections

29th June 2020

3 Nomination of Village SIGs (Older Persons, Persons with Disability and Youth) Committees candidates (detail for progressive levels up to National to be provided in due course)

29th July - 5th August 2020

4 Deadline for establishment of academic papers with Electoral Commission by aspiring candidates for Local Government 7th July 2020
5 Deadline for establishment of academic papers with Electoral Commission by aspiring candidates for Parliamentary Elections 11th August 2020
6 Deadline for resignation by public servants aspiring to contest for
Parliamentary Elections
1st September 2020
7 Deadline for resignation by public servants aspiring to contest for
Local Government Councils Elections
12th July 2020
8 Deadline for resignation by public servants aspiring to contest for
Local Government Councils Elections
6th August 2020
9 Deadline for resignation by public servants aspiring to contest for
SIG Representative to Parliament
7th August 2020
10 Deadline for resignation by public servants aspiring to contest for
Presidential Elections
31st October 2020
11 Period for nomination of candidates for Local Governments,
including SIGs
21st September – 1st October 2020
12 Nomination of Candidates for Parliamentary Elections 12th - 13th October 2020
13 Nomination of Candidates for Presidential Elections 2nd - 3rd November 2020
14 Harmonising Campaign Programme and Signing of Memorandum 4th - 9th November 2020
15 Conduct of candidates’ campaigns for Local Government 28th Sep ’20 - 8th Jan ‘21
16 Conduct of candidates’ campaigns for Parliamentary Elections 20th Oct ’20 - 8th Jan ‘21
17 Conduct of candidates’ campaigns for Parliamentary Elections 20th Oct ’20 - 8th Jan ‘21
18 Conduct of candidates’ campaigns for Presidential Elections 10th Nov ’20 -8th Jan ‘21
19 Polling period for General Elections (exact polling dates to be
appointed in due course)
10th January - 8th February 2021