This hearing will examine elections in Africa, including upcoming elections to watch, fallout from recent elections and COVID-19 impacts on election preparedness. Members will have the opportunity to question a private panel of researchers and practitioners on key challenges and opportunities for US foreign policy, and discuss the impact of recent and upcoming elections on US interests.


Aloysius Ordu, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow and Director 
Brookings Institution 

Ms. Aude Darnal 
Associate Director 
Atlantic Council

Mr. Dickson Omondi
Regional Director
National Democratic Institute 

Mr. Mvemba Dizolele
Senior Advisor
International Republican Institute