Elections in Niger


Elections in Niger
Niger

This article is part of the series:
Politics and government of
Niger



Other countries · Atlas
Politics portal
view · talk · edit

Every five years, elections in Niger occur on national level for the head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five year term by the people. The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) has 113 members, elected for a five year term, 105 members elected in multi-seat constituencies and 8 members elected in single-seat national minority constituencies. Niger has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful.

Contents

Latest elections

2004 Presidential election

e • d Summary of the 16 November and 4 December 2004 Nigerien presidential election results
Candidates - Parties Votes 1st round % Votes 2nd round %
Tandja Mamadou - National Movement for the Development of Society 991,764 40.67 1,509,905 65.53
Mahamadou Issoufou - Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism 599,792 24.60 794,357 34.47
Mahamane Ousmane - Democratic and Social Convention 425,052 17.43
Ahmado Cheiffou - Social Democratic Rally 154,732 6.35
Moumouni Adamou Djermakoye - Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress 147,957 6.07
Hamid Algabid - Rally for Democracy and Progress 119,153 4.89
Total (turnout 48.3 %) 100.0 100.0

2004 Parliamentary election

e • d Summary of the 4 December 2004 National Assembly of Niger election results
Parties Votes % Seats
National Movement for the Development of Society (Mouvement National de la Societé de Développement-Nassara) 37.2 47
PNDS and allies Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (Parti Nigerien pour la Democratie et le Socialisme) 13.4 17
Combined list with Nigerien Progressive Party-African Democratic Rally (Parti Progressiste Nigérien-Rassemblement Démocratique Nigerien) and Nigerien Self-Management Party (Parti Nigérien pour l’Autogestion-Al'ouma) 2.7 4
Combined list with Union of Independent Nigeriens (Union des Nigériens Indépendants) and Union for Democracy and the Republic (Union pour la Démocratie et la République-Tabbat) 3.3 2
Combined list with Nigerien Progressive Party-African Democratic Rally (Parti Progressiste Nigérien-Rassemblement Démocratique Nigerien) 1.9 2
Democratic and Social Convention (Convention démocratique et sociale-Rahama) 17.4 22
Social Democratic Rally (Rassemblement social démocratique-Gaskiya) 7.1 7
Rally for Democracy and Progress (Rassemblement pour la Démocratie et le Progrès-Jama'a) 6.5 6
Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress (Alliance nigérienne pour la démocratie et le progrès-Zaman Lahiya) 5.4 5
Party for Socialism and Democracy in Niger (Parti pour le socialisme et la démocratie au Niger-Alheri) 1.3 1
Total (turnout 44.7%)   113
Source: africanelections.tripod.com

Past elections

See also

  • Electoral calendar
  • Electoral system

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Élections législatives nigériennes de 2011 — Niger Cet article fait partie de la série sur la politique du Niger, sous série sur la politique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • NIGER - Actualité (1990-1996) — P align=center République du Niger Politique intérieure Le 7 mai 1990, un groupe de Touaregs attaque la caserne et la sous préfecture de Tchin Tabaraden, au nord est de Tahoua. Victime de traitements injustes de la part de l’administration… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Niger Armed Forces — Forces Armées Nigeriennes (FAN) Seal of the Niger Armed Forces Founded 1 August 1961 Service branches Army, Air Force, National Gendarmerie, National Guard (GNN) …   Wikipedia

  • Niger — Nigerien /nuy jear ee en /, adj., n. /nuy jeuhr/; Fr. /nee zherdd /, n. 1. a republic in NW Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 9,388,359; 458,976 sq. mi. (1,188,748 sq. km). Cap.: Niamey. 2. a river in W Africa, rising in S Guinea,… …   Universalium

  • Niger — For other uses, see Niger (disambiguation). Republic of Niger République du Niger (French) Jamhuriyar Nijar …   Wikipedia

  • Niger — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Niger (homonymie).  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Nigeria …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Niger — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Niger <p></p> Background: <p></p> Niger became independent from France in 1960 and experienced single party and military rule until 1991, when Gen. Ali SAIBOU was… …   The World Factbook

  • Elections par pays — Mode de désignation du chef d État et du Parlement par pays Politique Idées politiques Science politique Philosophie politique Sociologie politique Campagne politique Mode de désignation du chef d État et du Parlement par pays l Union européenne… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force — The Niger Delta People s Volunteer Force [1] is one of the largest armed groups in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and is composed primarily of members of the region s largest ethnic group, the Ijaw. The group was founded in 2004 in an attempt… …   Wikipedia

  • Elections in Mauritania — Mauritania This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Mauritania Constitution President …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.