ElectionGudie

Oct. 31, 2010 Held

4,843,445
Voted
Côte dIvoire

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Election for President

Results

80%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,843,445
Valid Votes:4,617,821
Invalid Votes:225,624

Candidates:

Laurent GBAGBO1,756,504

38.04

Alassane OUATTARA1,481,091

32.07

Aimé Henri Konan BEDIE1,165,532

25.24

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 196 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Laurent GBAGBO
  • Head of Government: President Laurent GBAGBO
  • Assembly: Côte d'Ivoire has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 196 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 196 members are elected by universal adult suffrage to serve 5-year terms.***

*** Côte d'Ivoire will have a new unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) with 225 seats.

Main candidates in the electoral race:

  • Felix AKOTO YAO
    • Party: Independent
  • Innocent ANAKY
    • Party: Independent
  • Henri Konan BEDIE
    • Party: Democratic Party of Cote d'Ivoire - African Democratic Rally/Parti Democratique de la Cote d'Ivoire - Rassemblement Democratique Africain
  • Adama DOLO
    • Party: Independent
  • N'Douba Enoh AKA 
    • Party: Independent
  • Laurent GBAGBO
    • Party: Ivorian People's Front/Front Populaire Ivorienne
  • Konan GNAMIEN
    • Party: Independent
  • Simeon KONAN
    • Party: Indepndent
  • Jacqueline LOHOUES
    • Party: Independent 
  • Albert MABRI
    • Party: Independent
  • Alassane OUATTARA 
    • Party: Rally of hte Republicans/Rassemblement des Republicains
  • Pascal TAGOUA
    • Party: Independent
  • Henri TOHOU
    • Party: Independent
  • Francis WODIE
    • Party: Independent

Last presidential election:

  • The last presidential election was held on 22October 2000.  
     

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 20,131,707 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 5,708,804 (2010)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 9,852,703 (2010)

·         Is Cote d'Ivoire a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Cote d'Ivoire ratified CEDAW: Yes (18 December 1995)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 19 (following 2000 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 172 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Cote d'Ivoire a signatory to CRPD: Yes (7 June 2007)

·         Has Cote d'Ivoire ratified CRPD: Yes (10 January 2014)

·         Population with a disability: 3,019,756 (est.)