Election Results 2018

Elected: Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Italy, Philippines, Somalia, Togo, Uruguay
Newly Elected Country Ranked by Freedom House NOT FREE: Bahrain, Cameroon, Eritrea, Somalia
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked FREE: 23
Total Number of Countries on Council now ranked NOT FREE or PARTLY FREE: 24

Detailed Results

African Regional Group
Burkina Faso 183 votes
Togo 181 votes
Cameroon 176 votes
Somalia 170 votes
Eritrea 160 votes

Asian Regional Group
India 188 votes
Fiji 187 votes
Bangladesh 178 votes
Bahrain 165 votes
Philippines 165 votes

Eastern European Regional Group
Bulgaria 180 votes
Czech Republic 178 votes

Latin America and Caribbean Regional Group
Bahamas 180 votes
Uruguay 177 votes
Argentina 172 votes

Western Europe and Other Regional Group
Italy 180 votes
Austria 171 votes
Denmark 167 votes
United States* 1 vote (not elected)

* candidacy never confirmed