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Togo

Togolese Republic

6,961,049 9

Population (as of July 1, 2012)

Elections in our database

66.99%

Registered Voters (as of )

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%
President 2015-04-25 - - -

Voter Turnout