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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

5,507,257 16

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

1,225,300 60.62%

Registered Voters (as of April 20, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Central African National Assembly Assemblée Nationale Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Faustin-Archange TOUADERA
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Simplice SARANDJI
  • Assembly: Central African Republic has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 105 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term. If no candidate receives an absolute majority in the first round, a second round is held between the top two candidates.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 105 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms. 
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Central African National Assembly 1998-11-22 811,869 1,403,952 57.83%
Central African National Assembly 1998-12-13 811,869 1,500,000 54.12%
President 1999-09-19 - - -
President 2005-03-13 946,616 1,302,930 72.65%
Central African National Assembly 2005-03-13 977,730 1,452,211 67.33%
Central African National Assembly 2005-05-08 946,616 1,302,930 72.65%
President 2005-05-08 977,730 1,452,211 67.33%
President 2011-01-23 986,030 1,825,735 54.01%
Central African National Assembly 2011-01-23 1,116,620 1,825,735 61.16%
Central African National Assembly 2011-03-27 1,116,620 1,825,735 61.16%
Referendum 2015-12-13 741,056 1,954,433 37.92%
Central African National Assembly 2015-12-30 - - -
President 2015-12-30 1,132,886 1,954,433 -
President 2016-02-14 1,153,300 1,954,433 -
Central African National Assembly 2016-02-14 - - -
Central African National Assembly 2016-03-31 542,546 1,225,300 -

Voter Turnout