ElectionGudie

April 25, 2015 Held

2,138,438
Voted
Togo

Togolese Republic

Election for President

Results

59%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,138,438
Valid Votes:2,077,897
Invalid Votes:58,813

Candidates:

Faure GNASSINGBE1,221,282

58.77

Jean-Pierre FABRE731,230

35.19

Loved Tchaboré GOGUE83,768

4.03

Gerry Komandega Taama21,569

1.03

Mouhamed TCHASSONA TRAORE20,048

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:     

  • The office of President of Togo

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Faure GNASSINGBE
  • Head of Government: Kwesi Seleagodji AHOOMEY-ZUNU
  • Assembly: Togo has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 91 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) 91 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.*

* There are 35 multi-member constituencies. There is no threshold.

Main candidates in the presidential race:[1]

  • Faure GNASSINGBE
  • Party: Union for the Republic (UNIR)
  • Jean-Pierre FABRE
  • Party: National Alliance for Change (Alliance Nationale pour le Changement) (ANC)
  • Gerry TAMAA
  • Party: NET (New Commitment Togo)
  • Loved Tchaboré GOGUE
  • Party: ADDI (Alliance of Democrats for integral development)
  • Me TCHASSONA-TRAORÉ
  • Party: MCD (Citizen Movement for Democracy)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,351,374 (2014 est.)[2]
  • Registered Voters: 3,509,258 (2015)[3]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 3,705,614 (2014 est.)[4]
  • Is Togo a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Togo ratified CEDAW: No
  • Gender Quota:  Yes[5]
  • Female Candidates in this election: Y/N
  • Number of Female Legislators: 14 (15.4%) of 91 seats in the Assemblée Nationale
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: 166
  • 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)