Elections in São Tomé and Príncipe

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Elections in São Tomé and Príncipe gives information on election and election results in São Tomé and Príncipe.

São Tomé and Príncipe elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional) has 55 members, elected for a four-year term in seven multi-member constituencies by proportional representation. São Tomé and Príncipe has a multi-party system. The next legislative elections take place on August 1, 2010[1]

Latest elections[edit]


e • d Summary of the 30 July 2006 São Tomé and Príncipe presidential election results
Candidates, parties Votes %
Fradique de Menezes, Force for Change Democratic Movement-Liberal Party 34,859 60.6
Patrice Trovoada, Independent Democratic Action 22,339 38.8
Nilo Guimarães 342 0.6
Total (Turnout 64.9%) 57,540 100.0
Registered voters 91,119
Total votes cast 59,178
Invalid votes 1,638
Source: African Election Database.


e • d Summary of the 1 August 2010 National Assembly of São Tomé and Príncipe election results
Parties Votes % Seats +/–
Independent Democratic Action (Acção Democrática Independente) 29,588 42.19 26 +15
Movement for the Liberation of São Tomé and Príncipe/Social Democratic Party (Movimento de Libertação de São Tomé e Príncipe/Partido Social Democrata) 22,510 32.09 21 +1
Democratic Convergence Party – Reflection Group (Partido de Convergência Democrática – Grupa de Reflexão) 9,540 13.60 7 +7
Force for Change Democratic Movement – Liberal Party (Movimento Democrático das Forças da Mudança – Partido Liberal) 4,986 7.11 1 –22
Union of Democrats for Citizenship and Development (União dos Democratas para Cidadania e Desenvolvimento) 855 1.22
Christian Democratic Front (Frente Democrática Cristã) 291 0.48
Socialist Movement (Movimento Socialista) 260 0.37
National Union for Democracy and Progress (União Nacional para a Democracia e Progresso) 241 0.35
National Democratic Confederation/Fêssu Bassóla (Confederação Democrática Nacional/Fêssu Bassóla) 204 0.29
CÓDÓ Party – Movement of National Resurgence (Partido CÓDÓ – Movimento de Ressurgimento Nacional) 129 0.18
Total (turnout 89.01%) 70,136 100.00 55
Source: CST

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