Elections in Togo

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Elections in Togo gives information on election and election results in Togo.

Togo 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 (Assemblée Nationale) has 81 members, elected for a five-year term through party list proportional representation. Togo is a one party dominant state with the Union for the Republic in power. Opposition parties are allowed, but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power.

Latest elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 April 2005 Togo presidential election results
Candidates - nominating parties Votes %
Faure Gnassingbé - Rally for the Togolese People (Rassemblement du Peuple Togolais) 60.15
Emmanuel Bob-Akitani - Union of Forces for Change (Union des Forces du Changement), supported by Alliance of Democrats for Integral Development (Alliance des Démocrates pour le Développement Intégral), Action Committee for Renewal (Comité d'Action pour la Renouveau), Democratic Convention of African Peoples (Convention Démocratique des Peoples Africains) and Socialist Pact for Renewal (Pacte Socialiste pour le Renouveau) 38.25
Nicolas Lawson - Party for Renewal and Redemption (Parti pour le Renouveau et la Rédemption) 1.04
Harry Olympio - Rally for the Support of Democracy and Development (Rassemblement pour le soutien de la démocratie et du développement) 0.55
Total (turnout 63.6 %) 2,200,274  
Registered voters 3,599,306
Total votes 2,288,279
Invalid or blank votes 88,005
e • d Summary of the 25 July 2013 National Assembly of Togo election results
Party Votes % Seats
Union for the Republic 880,608 46.7 62
Save Togo Collective 544,592 28.9 19
Rainbow Alliance 204,143 10.8 6
Union of Forces for Change 145,359 7.7 3
Patriotic Pan-African Convergence 15,602 0.8 0
New Togo Engagement 14,225 0.8 0
Independents 14,360 0.8 1
Other parties 66,171 3.5 0
Invalid/blank votes 119,430
Total 2,011,203 100 91
Registered voters/turnout 3,044,332 66.1
Source: Adam Carr

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