Election Results 2016

Elected: Brazil, China, Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, Hungary, Iraq, Japan, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America
Newly Elected Country Ranked by Freedom House NOT FREE: China, Cuba, Egypt, Iraq, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked FREE: 22
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked NOT FREE or PARTLY FREE: 25

Detailed Results

African Regional Group
Egypt 173 votes
Rwanda 176 votes
South Africa 178 votes
Tunisia 189 votes
Morocco* 2 votes (not elected)
Mauritius* 1 vote (not elected)
Senegal* 1 vote (not elected)
Sierra Leone* 1 vote (not elected)

Asian Regional Group
China 180 votes
Iraq 173 votes
Japan 177 votes
Saudi Arabia 152 votes
Malaysia* 10 votes (not elected)
Fiji* 6 votes (not elected)
Iran* 1 vote (not elected)

Eastern European Regional Group
Croatia 114 votes
Hungary 144 votes
Russian Federation 112 votes (not elected)
Bulgaria* 1 vote (not elected)

Latin America and Caribbean Regional Group
Brazil 137 votes
Cuba 160 votes
Guatemala 82 votes (not elected)

Western Europe and Other Regional Group
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 173 votes
United States of America 175 votes
France* 2 votes (not elected)
Greece* 2 votes (not elected)
Spain* 2 votes (not elected)
Canada* 1 vote (not elected)
Israel* 1 vote (not elected)
Italy* 1 vote (not elected)
Liechtenstein* 1 vote (not elected)
Sweden* 1 vote (not elected)

* candidacy never confirmed