Dec. 11, 2011 Held

Côte d'Ivoire

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Election for Assemblee Nationale (Ivorian National Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:2,070,793
Valid Votes:1,958,332
Invalid Votes:112,461

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Rally of the Republicans (Rassemblement des Républicains) 122

Democratic Party 76

Independents (Independents) 31

Union for Democracy and Peace in Cote d'Ivoire (Union pour la démocratie et la paix en Côte d’Ivoire) 6

Rally of Houphouetists for Democracy and Peace (Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix) 4

Movement of Forces of the Future ( Mouvement des Forces de l'Avenir) 3

Union for Cote d'Ivoire (Union for cote d'Ivoire) 1

Election Results Modified: Mar 23, 2016

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • 255 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Alassane OUATTARA
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Guillaume SORO
  • Assembly: Côte d'Ivoire has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 255 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 255 members are elected by plurality vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** Districts are both single-member and multi-member. There are 205 constituencies. Elections are plurality vote in one round.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 21,504,162 (July 2011 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 5,664,377 (December 2011 )

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 10,092,894 (2011)

·         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: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 28 (following 2011 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: 3,225,624 (est.)

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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