Election Results 2015

Elected: Belgium, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Panama, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Switzerland, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Newly Elected Country Ranked by Freedom House NOT FREE: Burundi, Ethiopia, United Arab Emirates
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked FREE: 18
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked NOT FREE or PARTLY FREE: 29

Detailed Results

African Regional Group
Togo 189 votes
Ethiopia 186 votes
Côte d'Ivoire 186 votes
Kenya 180 votes
Burundi 162 votes
Uganda* 12 votes (not elected)
Cameroon* 2 votes (not elected)
Benin* 1 vote (not elected)
Lesotho* 2 votes (not elected)

Asian Regional Group
Mongolia 172 votes
United Arab Emirates 159 votes
Kyrgyzstan 147 votes
Republic of Korea 136 votes
Philippines 113 votes
Lao People's Democratic Republic 105 votes (not elected)
Pakistan 105 votes (not elected)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea* 1 vote (not elected)
Kazakhstan* 1 vote (not elected)
Thailand* 1 vote (not elected)
Philippines* 1 vote (not elected)

Eastern European Regional Group
Slovenia 179 votes
Georgia 177 votes
Romania* 1 vote (not elected)
Hungary* 1 vote (not elected)

Latin America and Caribbean Regional Group
Panama 157 votes
Ecuador 152 votes
Venezuela 131 votes (not elected)
Bahamas 113 votes (not elected)

Western Europe and Other Regional Group
Switzerland 176 votes
Germany 174 votes
Belgium 172 votes
Luxembourg * 1 vote (not elected)
Sweden* 1 vote (not elected)

* candidacy never confirmed