ElectionGudie

March 10, 2019 Held

645,085
Voted
Guinea-Bissau

Republic of Guinea-Bissau

Election for Assembleia Nacional Popular (Bissau-Guinean People's National Assembly)

Results

79%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:645,085
Valid Votes:602,381
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde 47 - 212,148

35.20%

Party for Social Renewal 21 - 127,104

21.10%

Madem-G15 27 - 126,935

21.07%

APU-PDGB 5 - 51,049

8.47%

Party for Democratic Convergence - - 9,864

1.64%

New Democracy Party 1 - - 9,019

1.50%

Union for Change 1 - 8,535

1.42%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 100 seats in the National People’s Assembly of Guinea-Bissau.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President José Mário VAZ
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Aristedes GOMEZ
  • Assembly: Guinea-Bissau has a unicameral People's National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional Popular) with 102 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the People's National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional Popular) 102 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Parties in the electoral race:*

  • Party: African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde / Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC) **
    • Leader: Domingos Simões PEREIRA
    • Seats won in last election: 55
  • Party: Social Renewal Party / Partido para a Renovação Social (PRS)
    • Leader: Vacant
    • Seats won in last election: 41
  • Party: Party for Democratic Convergence / Partido da Convergencia Democratica (PCD)
    • Leader: Vicente FERNANDES
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Party: New Democracy Party / Partido da Nova Democracia (PND)
    • Leader: Iaia DJALÓ
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Union for Change / União para a Mudança (UM)
    • Leader: Agnelo REGALA
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Madem-G15
    • Leader: Bramia CAMARÁ
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

* There are 21 parties in this election.

** The PAIGC, PCD, PND, UM, and two other parties (the Social Democratic Party and the Patriotic Movement) have formed a coalition for these elections.

Population and Voter Registration:

  • Population: 1,953,723 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 775,508 (2014)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 991,623 (2019 est.)
  • Is Guinea-Bissau a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Guinea-Bissau ratified CEDAW: Yes (23 August 1985)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 14 (following the 2014 elections)
  • Human Development Index Position: 177 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A (Medium 2014)

Disability Data:

  • Is Guinea-Bissau a signatory to CRPD: Yes (24 September 2013)
  • Has Guinea-Bissau ratified CRPD: Yes (24 September 2014)
  • Population with a disability: 258,926 (est.)