ElectionGudie

Oct. 14, 2007 Held

2,526,049
Voted
Togo

Togolese Republic

Election for Assemblée nationale (Togolese National Assembly)

Results

79%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,526,049
Valid Votes:2,344,108
Invalid Votes:181,941

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party for Renewal - - -

Union for Democracy and Social Progress - - -

Committee of Action for Renewal 4 - -

Union of Forces of Change 27 - -

Rally of the Togolese People 50 - -

Rally for the Support for Development and Democracy - - -

Democratic Convention for African Peoples - - -

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 81 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Faure GNASSINGBE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Yawovi AGBOYIBO
  • Assembly: Togo has a unicameral National Assembly with 81 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly 81 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Rally of the Togolese People (RPT)
    • Leader: Faure GNASSINGBE
    • Seats won in this election: 50
    • Seats won in last election: 72
  • Party: Union of Forces of Change / (UFC)
    • Leader: Gilchrist OLYMPIO
    • Seats won in this election: 27
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Committee of Action for Renewal (CAR)
    • Leader: Yawovi AGBOYIBO
    • Seats won in this election: 4
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Rally for the Support for Development and Democracy (RSDD)
    • Leader: Harry OLYMPIO
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS)
    • Leader: Gagou KOKOU
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Party: Democratic Convention for African Peoples (CDPA)
    • Leader: Leopold GNININVI
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Democratic Party for Renewal (PDR)
    • Leader: Zarifou AYEVA
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 5,890,414 (2007)
  • Registered Voters: 2,974,718 (2007)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,995,283 (2007)

·         Is Togo a signatory to CEDAW: No 

·         Has Togo ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (26 September 1983)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 7 (following the 2007 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 162

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Togo a signatory to CRPD: Yes (23 September 2008)

·         Has Togo ratified CRPD: Yes (1 March 2011)

·         Population with a disability: 883,562 (est.)