ElectionGudie

Aug. 27, 2016 Held

373,310
Voted
Gabon

Gabonese Republic

Election for President

Results

Cast Votes:373,310
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Ali BONGO Odimba177,722

49.80

Jean PING172,128

48.23

Bruno Ben MOUBAMBA1896

0.53

Raymond NDONG SIMA1510

0.42

Pierre Claver MAGANGA MOUSSAVOU1130

0.32

Paul MBA ABESSOLE761

0.21

Gerard Ella NGUEMA583

0.16

Augustin MOUSSAVOU KING553

0.15

Dieudonne Miniama MINTOGO393

0.11

Abel Mbombe NZONDOU214

0.06

More Info:

Gabonese Republic: Presidential Election, 28 August 2016

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Gabon

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ali BONGO Ondimba (since 16 October 2009)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Daniel ONA ONDO (since 27 January 2014)
  • Assembly: Gabon has a bicameral Parlement (Parliament) consisting of the Senat (Senate) composed of 102 seats and the Assemblee Nationale (National Assembly) consisting of 120 seats.

Description of electoral system

  • The President of Gabon is directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 7-year term with no term limits.

Last Election:

  • The last presidential election was held on 30 August 2009. Ali BONGO Ondimba was elected with 41.73% of the vote.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Ali BONGO Ondimba
    • Party: Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG)/Parti Démocratique Gabonais
  • Jean PING
    • Party: Gabon Progress Party/Parti Gabonais du Progrès
  • Casimir OYE MBA
    • Party: National Union/Union Nationale
  • Dieudonné MINTOGO
    • Party: National Union/Union Nationale
  • Raymond NDONG SIMA
    • Party: Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG)/Parti Démocratique Gabonais
  • Pierre Claver MAGANGA MOUSSAVOU
    • Party: Social Democratic Party/Parti Social Démocrate
  • Jean de Dieu MOUKAGNI IWANGOU
    • Party: Union of Gabonese People/Union du People Gabonais
  • Augustin MOUSSAVOU KING
    • Party: Gabonese Socialist Party/Parti Socialiste Gabonais
  • Guy NZOUBA NDAMA
    • Party: Independent
  • Laurent Désiré Aba’a MINKO
    • Party: Independent
  • Gérard Ella NGUEMA
    • Party: Independent
  • Paul Mba ABESSOLE
    • Party: Rally for Gabon (RPG)/Rassemblement por le Gabon
  • Abel Mbombe NZOUDOU
    • Party: Independent
  • Bruno Ben MOUBAMBA
    • Party: Independent
  • Léon-Paul NGOULAKIA
    • Party: Independent

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 1,705,336 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 745,645 (2011)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 856,043 (July 2015 est.)

·         Is Gabon a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Gabon ratified CEDAW: Yes (21 January 1983)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 35 (15.77%)[1]

·         Human Development Index Position: 110 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

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

·         Has Gabon ratified CRPD: Yes (1 October 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 255,800

 

 

[1] Gabon has 17 women in the National Assembly (14.17%) and 18 in the Senate (18.18).