ElectionGudie

March 13, 2005 Held

977,730
Voted
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Central African Republic

Election for Assemblee Nationale (National Assembly)

Results

65%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:977,730
Valid Votes:945,619
Invalid Votes:32,111

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Central African Democratic Assembly - - -

-1.00%

Patriotic Front for Progress - - -

-1.00%

Social Democratic Party - - -

-1.00%

Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People - - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 109 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Francois BOZIZE *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Celestin GAOMBALET **
  • Assembly: Central African Republic has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 109 seats.

* The president can be elected for a maximum of 2 terms. Francois Bozize became president after a military coup deposed Ange-Felix Patasse on March 13, 2003.

** Celestin GAOMBALET resigned 11 June 2005.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 6-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 109 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** 92 constituencies with no clear winner in the first round will hold second round elections.

Main parties in the Second Round of the electoral race:

  • Party: Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (MLPC)
    Leader: N/A
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 47
  • Party: Central African Democratic Assembly / (RDC)
    Leader: Andre KOLINGBA
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 20
  • Party: Patriotic Front for Progress / (FPP)
    Leader: Abel GOUMBA
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 7
  • Party: Social Democratic Party / (PSD)
    Leader: Enoch LAKOUE
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 6

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

  • Party: Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (MLPC)
    Leader: N/A
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 47
  • Party: Central African Democratic Assembly / (RDC)
    Leader: Andre KOLINGBA
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 20
  • Party: Patriotic Front for Progress / (FPP)
    Leader: Abel GOUMBA
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 7
  • Party: Social Democratic Party / (PSD)
    Leader: Enoch LAKOUE
    Seats won in this election: 0
    Seats won in last election: 6

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last elections were held on December 13, 1998.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,742,482 (July 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 1,452,211 (March 2005 )