Dec. 11, 2011 Held

Côte d'Ivoire

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Election for Assemblee Nationale (Ivorian National Assembly)


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


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Rally of the Republicans 122 None

Democratic Party 76 None

Union for Democracy and Peace in Cote d'Ivoire 6 None

Rally of Houphouetists for Democracy and Peace 4 None

Movement of Forces of the Future 3 None

Union for Cote d'Ivoire 1 None

Independents 31 None

More Info:

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.)