Elections in the Central African Republic

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Elections in the Central African Republic gives information on election and election results in the Central African Republic.

The Central African Republic 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 105 members, elected for a five-year term using the two-round (or Run-off) system.

The country has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful.

Last elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 13 March and 8 May 2005 Central African Republic presidential election results
Candidates (Nominating parties) Votes 1st round % Votes 2nd round %
François Bozizé (Independent) 382,241 42.97% 610,903 64.60%
Martin Ziguélé (Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People) 209,357 23.53% 334,716 35.40%
André Kolingba (Central African Democratic Rally) 145,495 16.36% - -
Jean-Paul Ngoupandé (National Unity Party) 45,182 5.08% - -
Charles Massi (Democratic Forum for Modernity) 28,618 3.22% - -
Abel Goumba (Patriotic Front for Progress) 22,297 2.51% - -
Henri Pouzère (Independent) 18,647 2.10% - -
Josué Binoua (Independent) 13,559 1.52% - -
Jean-Jacques Démafouth (Independent) 11,279 1.27% - -
Auguste Boukanga (Union for Renewal and Democracy) 7,085 0.80% - -
Olivier Gabirault (Alliance for Democracy and Progress) 5,834 0.66% - -
Total 889,594   945,619  
Invalid votes 57,022 32,111
Total votes 946,616 977,730
Registered voters 1,302,930 1,452,211
Voter turnout 72.7% 67.3%
Source: African Elections Database
e • d Summary of the 13 March and 8 May 2005 National Assembly of the Central African Republic election results
Parties Votes % Seats
National Convergence "Kwa Na Kwa" (Convergence Nationale "Kwa Na Kwa") 42
Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (Mouvement pour la Libération du Peuple Centrafricain) 11
Central African Democratic Rally (Rassemblement Démocratique Centrafricain) 8
Social Democratic Party (Parti Social Démocratique) 4
Patriotic Front for Progress (Front Patriotique pour le Progrès) 2
Alliance for Democracy and Progress (Alliance pour la Démocratie et le Progrès) 2
Löndö Association (Association Löndö) 1
Non partisans 34
Invalidated 1
Total (turnout  %)   105

Past elections[edit]

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