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Togo

Togolese Republic

6,961,049 8

Population (as of July 1, 2012)

Elections in our database

3,044,332 66.99%

Registered Voters (as of July 1, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President President Head of State
National Assembly Assemblée nationale Assembly
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Faure GNASSINGBE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kwesi AHOOMEY-ZUNI
  • Assembly: Togo has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) with 91 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) 91 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.***

*** There are 30 multi-member constituencies. The Grand Lome constituency elects 10 members, 3 constituencies elect 4 members each, 17 constituencies elect 3 members each, and 9 constituencies elect 2 members.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 1998-06-21 1,587,027 2,273,190 69.81%
National Assembly 1999-03-21 - 2,270,000 -
National Assembly 2002-10-27 - - -
President 2003-06-01 2,327,735 3,233,353 71.99%
President 2005-04-24 2,288,279 3,599,306 63.58%
National Assembly 2007-10-14 2,526,049 2,974,718 84.92%
President 2010-03-04 2,119,829 3,277,492 64.68%
National Assembly 2013-07-25 1,428,683 3,044,332 46.93%

Voter Turnout