ElectionGudie

Dec. 2, 2004 Held

3,321,926
Voted
Mozambique

Republic of Mozambique

Election for Assembleia da República (Mozambican Assembly )

Results

33%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,321,926
Valid Votes:3,045,429
Invalid Votes:276,497

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Mozambican Liberation Front 160 - 1,889,054

62.03%

Mozambican National Resistance 90 - 905,289

29.73%

Party for Peace, Democracy and Development - - 60,758

2.00%

Party of Freedom and Solidarity - - 20,686

0.88%

National Reconciliation Party - - 18,220

0.60%

Independent Party of Mozambique - - 17,960

0.59%

Mozambique Social Broadening Party - - 15,740

0.52%

Labor Party - - 14,242

0.47%

Social Liberal Party - - 13,915

0.46%

Ecological Party - Land Movement - - 12,985

0.40%

United Front for Change and Good Governance - - 11,059

0.36%

Democratic Union - - 10,310

0.34%

Green Party of Mozambique - - 9,950

0.33%

Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique - - 9,263

0.30%

Democratic Reconciliation Party - - 9,026

0.30%

Union for the Salvation of Mozambique - - 8,661

0.29%

Broad Opposition Front - - 7,591

0.25%

Mozambique Democratic Liberal Party - - 3,720

0.12%

United Congress of Democrats - - 1,252

0.04%

Popular Democratic Party - - 448

0.01%

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)
    • Seats won in last election: 133
  • Party: Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO)
    • Seats won in last election: 117
  • Party: Democratic Union (UD)
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Party for Peace, Democracy, and Development (PDD)
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Party of Freedom and Solidarity
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique / Partido Liberal e Democrático de Mozambique
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Labor Party / Partido Trabalhista
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Social-Liberal and Democratic Party / Partido Social-Liberal e Democrático
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 20,523,159 (2004)
  • Registered Voters: 9,142,151 (2004)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 10,615,133 (2004)

·         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: 87 (following the 2004 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: 3,078,473 (est.)