ElectionGudie

April 11, 2010 Held

10,114,310
Voted
Sudan

Republic of the Sudan

Election for President

Results

62%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:10,114,310
Valid Votes:10,114,310
Invalid Votes:0

Candidates:

Omer Hassan Al-BASHIR6,901,694

68.24

Yasir ARMAN2,193,826

21.69

Abdullar Deng NHIAL396,139

3.92

Hatim Al-SIR195,668

1.93

Al-Sadiq Al-MAHDI96,868

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Sudan

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Umar Hassan Ahmad al-BASHIR
  • Head of Government: President Umar Hassan Ahmad al-BASHIR
  • Assembly: Sudan has a bicameral National Legislature consisting of the Council of States with 50 seats and the National Assembly with 450 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system.
  • In the Council of States 50 members are elected by indirect vote to serve 6-year terms*. In the National Assembly 450 members are elected by popular vote to serve 6-year terms.**

* Two members are elected by the legislature of each of 25 states.

** 60 percent of seats are elected by plurality vote in single-member districts. 15 percent of seats are elected under closed-list proportional representation. Multi-member constituencies correspond to states, and the threshold is 4 percent in each. Finally, 25 percent of seats are elected under closed-list proportional representation from lists that may contain only women. Again, the constituencies correspond to states, and the threshold is 4 percent in each.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 36,918,193 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 16,281,841 (April 2010)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 17,994,934 (2010)

·         Is Sudan a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Sudan ratified CEDAW: No

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 114 (National Assembly); 5 (Council of States) following the 2010 elections

·         Human Development Index Position: 167 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

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

·         Has Sudan ratified CRPD: Yes (24 April 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 5,537,728 (est.)