ElectionGudie

June 3, 2007 Held

1,738,675
Voted
Senegal

Republic of Senegal

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Senegalese National Assembly)

Results

34%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,738,675
Valid Votes:1,720,326
Invalid Votes:18,349

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Coalition for Change 2007 131 - 1,190,609

69.21%

Up to rebuild Senegal 3 - 86,621

5.04%

Unite in Building Senegal Coalition 3 - 84,998

4.94%

The Call of Duty Coalition 3 - 74,979

4.36%

Senegalese Patriotic Rally - - 73,183

4.25%

Front For Socialism and Democracy - Unite and Correct 1 - 37,427

2.18%

'Reap What You Sow' Alliance 1 - 33,297

1.94%

Convergence for Renewal and Citizenship 1 - 30,658

1.78%

Genuine Socialist Party 1 - 26,320

1.53%

National Partriotic Union 1 - 22,271

1.29%

Reform Movement for Social Development 1 - 20,041

1.16%

Senegalese Rally of the Greens 1 - 17,277

1.00%

Social Democrat Party -The Sun 1 - 15,968

0.93%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 150 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Abdoulaye WADE *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Macky SALL
  • Assembly: Senegal has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 120 seats.

* The President is elected by absolute majority vote to serve a 5-year term which is renewable once.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale), 55 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms and 65 members are elected by majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.***

*** The size of the National Assembly will increase to 150 members in this election when 60 members are elected from a national list and 90 from departmental lists.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Coalition: Coalition for Change 2007 / Coalition Sopi 2007
    • Leader: Macky SALL (PDS)
    • Seats won in this election: 131
    • Seats won in last election: 89
  • Coalition: Up to rebuild Senegal / Coalition Takku Défaraat Sénégal
    • Leader: Robert SAGNA
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: 4
  • Coalition: Unite in Building Senegal Coalition / Coalition And Défar Sénégal
    • Leader: Landing SAVANE
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Coalition: The Call of Duty Coalition / Coalition Waar Wi
    • Leader: Modou Diagne FADA
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Convergence for Renewal and Citizenship / La Convergence pour le Renouveau et la Citoyenneté (CRC)
    • Leader: Aliou DIA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Social Democrat Party -The Sun / Parti social-démocrate - Jant Bi (PSD-JB)
    • Leader: Mamour CISSE
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Coalition: 'Reap What You Sow' Alliance / Alliance Jëf Jël
    • Leader: Talla SYLLA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Senegalese Rally of the Greens / Rassemblement des écologistes du Sénégal - les Verts (RES)
    • Leader: Ousmane Sow HUCHARD
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Reform Movement for Social Development / Mouvement de la réforme pour le développement social (MRDS)
    • Leader: Mbaye NIANG
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 0