Simone Peloquin
Simone Peloquin
Project Assistant for Central & West Africa
Washington, DC

Simone Peloquin is a project assistant for the National Democratic Institute's Central & West Africa team, supporting programs in Nigeria. She completed her master's degree in politics with a concentration in international relations from New York University and a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa.

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Six Critical African Elections to Watch in 2015

Between January 2015 and December 2016, African countries will organize more than 35 presidential and legislative elections, and the outcomes have the potential to spark a sea change for the continent. The first of these polls took place in January with the Zambian presidential election after the unexpected death of President Michael Sata.

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