Somaliland will hold House of Representatives and Local Councils Elections in May 2021. The upcoming elections are vital for the democratic process of Somaliland. First, it is the first time Somaliland is holding parliamentary elections since 2005. Second, it is the first time Somaliland is holding two elections at one time. Hence the number of candidates is unprecedentedly high. Third, it is vital component for fair and free election to have as many election observers as possible.
The Election Monitoring Office was conducting Election Monitoring for the last four years, and now going to conduct a long-term domestic observation mission.