ElectionGudie

July 14, 2002 Held

1,205,238
Voted
Mali

Republic of Mali

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Malian National Assembly)

Results

23%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,205,238
Valid Votes:1,186,389
Invalid Votes:18,849

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Rally for Mali (RPM) 46 None

National Congress for Democratic Initiative 13 None

Patriotic Movement for Renewal 5 None

Rally for Democracy and Labor 1 None

Hope 2002 Coalition - Other 1 None

Alliance for Democracy in Mali 45 None

Alliance for the Republic and Democracy - Others 6 None

Convergence for Alternance and Change 10 None

African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence 6 None

Independents 6 None

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 147 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Amadou Toumani TOURE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ahmed Mohamed ag HAMANI
  • Assembly: Mali has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 147 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) 147 members are elected through a closed party-list majority system to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Alliance: Hope 2002 / Espoir 2002*
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 66
  • Alliance: Alliance for Republic and Democracy / Alliance pour la République et la démocratie (ARD)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 59
  • Alliance: Convergence for Alternance and Change / Convergence pour l'Alternance et changement (ACC)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 10
  • Party: African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence / Solidarité Africaine pour la Démocratie et l'Indépendance (SADI)
    • Leader: Oumar MARIKO
    • Seats won in this election: 6
  • Independent(s): Independents
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 6

* Hope 2002 consists of the Rally for Mali,; the National Congress for Democratic Initiative; the Patriotic Movement for Renewal of Choguel Kokalla Maïga, and the Rally for Labour Democracy, which took one.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 13,796,354 (July 2010 est.)
  • Registered Voters: N/A