Dec. 10, 2000 Held

Côte d'Ivoire

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Election for Assemblee Nationale (Ivorian National Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,740,240
Valid Votes:1,547,798
Invalid Votes:192,442

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Popular Front Party 96

Democratic Party 94

Independents (Independents) 22

Rally of the Republicans (Rassemblement des Républicains) 5

Ivorian Workers Party 4

Union of Democrats of Côte d'Ivoire (Union des Démocrates de Côte d'Ivoire) 1

Movement of Forces of the Future ( Mouvement des Forces de l'Avenir) 1

Election Results Modified: Mar 23, 2016

General Information

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 parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Popular Front Party (FPI)
    • Leader: Laurent GBAGBO
    • Seats won in this election: 96
  • Party: Democratic Party (PDCI-RDA)
    • Leader: Jean Konan BANNY
    • Seats won in this election: 94
  • Party: Ivorian Workers Party (PIT)
    • Leader: Francia WODIE
    • Seats won in this election: 4
  • Other Parties
    • Seats won in this election: 7
  • Independents
    • Seats won in this election: 22

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections last held: November 27, 1995.
    -Seats decided in the last election: 175

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 16,517,948 (2000)
  • Registered Voters: 5,517,613 (2000)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 7,984,470 (2000)

·         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: N/A

·         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: 2,477,692 (est.)

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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