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April 29, 2007 Held

Mali

Republic of Mali

Election for President

Results

Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,494,846
Valid Votes:2,265,483
Invalid Votes:229,363

Candidates:

Amadou Toumani TOURÉ1,612,912

71.20

Ibrahim Boubacar KEïTA433,897

19.15

Tiébilé DRAMÉ68,956

3.04

Oumar MARIKO61,670

2.72

Mamadou Blaise SANGARÉ35,776

1.58

Soumeylou Boubeye MAÏGA32,973

1.46

Aminata Sidibé DIALLO12,443

0.5492427001217842

Madiassa MAGUIRAGA6,856

0.3026286226822271

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Mali

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Amadou Toumani TOURE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ousmane Issoufi MAIGA (29 April 2004 - 28 September 2007)
  • Assembly: Mali has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 147 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 147 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Sidibe Aminata DIALLO
    • Party: Movement for Environmental Education and Sustainable Development/Rassemblement pour l'éducation à l'environnement et au développement durable
  • Tiebile DRAME
    • Party: Party for National Rebirth/Parti pour la renaissance nationale
  • Ibrahim Boubacar KEITA
    • Party: Rally for Mali/Rassemblement pour Mali
  • Madiassa MAGUIRAGA
    • Party: Independent
  • Soumeylou Boubeye MAIGA
    • Party: Independent
  • Oumar MARIKO
    • Party: African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence/Solidarité Africaine pour la Démocratie et l'Indépendance
  • Mamadou SANGARE
    • Party: Independent
  • Amadou Toumani TOURE
    • Party: Alliance for Democracy in Mali/Alliance pour la Democratie en Mal

Last Presidential election:

  • Presidential Elections were last held on 28 April 2002. Amadou Toumani TOURE won with 28% of the vote. 

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 13,759,226 (2007)
  • Registered Voters: 6,884,352 (2007)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 6,840,521 (2007)

·         Is Mali a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (5 February 1985)

·         Has Mali ratified CEDAW: Yes (10 September 1985)

·         Gender Quota: No, but there are voluntary quotas for some political parties

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 15 (following the 2002 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 179 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Mali a signatory to CRPD: Yes (15 May 2007)

·         Has Mali ratified CRPD: Yes (7 April 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 2,063,883 (est.)