Nov. 7, 2010 Held


Republic of Guinea

Election for Guinean Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:2,898,233
Valid Votes:2,808,339
Invalid Votes:89,894

Vote Share by Candidate:

Alpha CONDE1,474,973


Cellou Dalein DIALLO1,333,666

Election Results Modified: Jul 21, 2010

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Guinea

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Sekouba KONATE *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Jean-Marie DORE
  • Assembly: Guinea has a unicameral People's National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale Populaire) with 114 seats.

* KONATE is the interim leader. He replaced Moussa Dadis CAMARA following the attempted assassination of CAMARA on 3 December 2009.

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 People's National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale Populaire), 38 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 76 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.***

*** In the proportional tier, there is one nationwide district.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 11,012,406 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 4,270,531 (2010)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,499,881 (2010)

·         Is Guinea a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Guinea ratified CEDAW: Yes (9 August 1982)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 22 (following the 2002 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 182 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Guinea a signatory to CRPD: Yes (16 May 2007)

·         Has Guinea ratified CRPD: Yes (8 February 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 1,651,860 (est.)

Election Modified: Aug 02, 2023

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