ElectionGudie

Nov. 16, 2004 Held

5,255,232
Registered to Vote
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Republic of Niger

Election for Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly)

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At stake in this election:

  • 83 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President TANDJA Mamadou
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Hama AMADOU
  • Assembly: Niger has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 113 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) 83 members are elected by popular vote.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: National Movement for a Developing Society-Nassara (MNSD-Nassara)
    Leader: Mamadou TANDJA
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 38
  • Party: Democratic Social Convention-Rahama (CDS-Rahama)
    Leader: Mahamane OUSMANE
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 17
  • Party: Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism-Tarayya (PNDS-Tarayya)
    Leader: Mahamadou ISSHOUFOU
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 16
  • Party: Democratic Rally of the People-Jama'a (RDP-Jama'a)
    Leader: Hamid ALGABID
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 8
  • Party: Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Social Progress-Zaman Lahiya (ANDPS- Zaman Lahiya)
    Leader: Moumouni Adamou DJERMAKOYE
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 4
  • Party: Union of Democratic Patriots and Progressives-Chamoua (UPDP-Chamoua)
    Leader: Andres SALIFOU
    Seats won in this election: N/A
    Seats won in last election: 0

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections took place in Niger on November 24, 1999.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 11,360,538 ( 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 5,255,232 ( 2004 )