Ivorian presidential election, 2000
presidential election was held in on 22 October 2000. Côte d'Ivoire Robert Guéï, who headed a transitional military regime following the December 1999 coup d'état, stood as a candidate in the election. All of the major opposition candidates except for Laurent Gbagbo of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) were barred from standing. The Rally of the Republicans (RDR) and Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire-African Democratic Rally (PDCI-RCA) boycotted the election in response to the exclusion of their candidates (respectively, Alassane Ouattara and Emile Constant Bombet) by the Supreme Court.
Following the election, street protests in favor of Gbagbo, who claimed to have won a majority, ousted Guéï, and Gbagbo was sworn in as President.
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Further reading [ edit ]
Ayangafac, Chrysantus (2009). "The Politics of Post-Conflict Elections in Côte d'Ivoire". In Besada, Hany. From Civil Strife to Peace Building. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. pp. 33–51. ISBN 978-1-55458-052-1.