ElectionGudie

Aug. 11, 2013 Held

3,126,521
Voted
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Republic of Mali

Election for President (President)

Results

44%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,126,521
Valid Votes:3,033,601
Invalid Votes:92,920

Candidates:

Ibrahima KEITA2,354,693

77.62

Soumaila CISSE679,258

22.39

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Mali

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Dioncounda TRAORE *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Django SISSOKO
  • Assembly: Mali has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 147 seats.

* Former president Amadou Toumani TOURE was overthrown in military coup on March 21, 2012. TRAORE is interim President.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) 147 members are elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve 5-year terms.***

*** 147 members are elected through a majority party-list system in two rounds of voting to serve 5-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Ibrahim Boubacar KEITA
    Party: Rally for Mali (RPM)
  • Soumaila CISSE
    Party: Union for the Republic and Democracy (URD)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 15,968,882 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 6,829,696 (August 2013 )