ElectionGudie

Nov. 28, 2010 Held

4,689,366
Voted
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Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Election for President (President)

Results

79%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,689,366
Valid Votes:4,590,219
Invalid Votes:99,147

Candidates:

Alassane OUATTARA2,483,164

54.10

Laurent GBAGBO2,107,055

45.90

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Côte d'Ivoire

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Laurent GBAGBO
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Guillaume SORO
  • Assembly: Côte d'Ivoire has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 225 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 225 members are elected by plurality vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** Districts are both single-member and multi-member.There are 154 constituencies. Elections are plurality vote in one round.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 21,058,798 (July 2010 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 5,784,490 (October 2010 )