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Gambia, The

Republic of The Gambia

2,009,648 7

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

61.81%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Gambian National Assembly Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Adama BARROW (1 December 2016)
  • Head of Government: President Adama BARROW (1 December 2016)
  • Assembly: Gambia, The has a unicameral National Assembly with 53 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly, 48 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 5 members are appointed by the president to serve 5-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2001-10-18 405,539 450,706 89.98%
President 2006-09-22 392,685 670,336 58.58%
Gambian National Assembly 2007-01-25 261,947 628,160 41.7%
President 2011-11-24 657,904 796,929 82.55%
Gambian National Assembly 2012-03-29 308,489 796,929 38.71%
President 2016-12-01 525,963 886,578 59.33%
Gambian National Assembly 2017-04-06 - - -

Voter Turnout