ElectionGudie

Dec. 3, 1999 Held

4,724,097
Voted
Mozambique

Republic of Mozambique

Election for Assembleia da República (Mozambican Assembly )

Results

57%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,724,097
Valid Votes:4,027,794
Invalid Votes:238,772

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Mozambican Liberation Front 133 2,005,713

48.88%

Mozambican National Resistance 117 1,603,811

38.55%

Other Parties - - 226,250

4.68%

Labor Party - - 111,139

2.69%

Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique - - 101,970

2.47%

Social-Liberal and Democratic Party - - 83,440

2.02%

Democratic Union - - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 250 seats in the Assembly of the Republic (Assembleia da Republica)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Joaquim Alberto CHISSANO
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Pascoal MOCUMBI
  • Assembly: Mozambique has a unicameral Assembly of the Republic (Assembleia da Republica) with 250 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Assembly of the Republic (Assembleia da Republica) 250 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO)
    • Leader: President Joaquim CHISSANO
    • Seats won in this election: 133
    • Seats won in last election: 129
  • Party: Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO)
    • Leader: Afonso DHLAKAMA
    • Seats won in this election: 117
    • Seats won in last election: 112
  • Party: Democratic Union (UD)
    • Leader: Antonio PALANGE
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 9
  • Party: Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique / Partido Liberal e Democrático de Mozambique
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Labor Party / Partido Trabalhista
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Social-Liberal and Democratic Party / Partido Social-Liberal e Democrático
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Other Parties
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 17,774,066 (1999)
  • Registered Voters: 7,099,105 (1999)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 9,254,717 (1999)

·         Is Mozambique a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Mozambique ratified CEDAW: Yes (21 April 1997)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 75 (following the 1999 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 180 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Mozambique a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Mozambique ratified CRPD: Yes (30 January 2012)

·         Population with a disability: 2,666,109 (est.)