Mamadou Blaise Sangaré

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Mamadou Bakary "Blaise" Sangaré (born 16 November 1954) is a Malian politician. He is the President of the Social Democratic Convention (CDS-Mogotigiya).[1]

Sangaré, who was born in Bamako, was a founding member of the Party for Democracy and Progress (PDP), which was created in 1991. He served as its Secretary-General and then as its Vice-President. He left the PDP and was a founding member of the CDS in 1996; he has been President of the CDS since then.[1] Sangaré ran as the CDS candidate in the April 2002 presidential election, finishing in eighth place with 2.21% of the vote.[2][3]

Sangaré was elected as a national advisor on the High Council of Territorial Communities on March 18, 2007.[4]

On March 27, 2007, he was again designated as the CDS candidate for the April 2007 presidential election,[5] and in the election he placed fifth with 1.58% of the vote.[3][6] In the 2007 election, he was one of four candidates participating in the Front for Democracy and the Republic opposition coalition.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mamadou Bakary Sangaré", L'Essor, April 26, 2007 (French).
  2. ^ "1er tour de l'élection présidentielle au Mali : Verdict de la Cour Constitutionnelle", L'Essor, May 9, 2002 (French).
  3. ^ a b Elections in Mali, African Elections Database.
  4. ^ "HCCT : OUMAROU MOHAMED AG IBRAHIM REMPILE", L'Essor, April 3, 2007 (French).
  5. ^ "Mali : renowned opposition stalwart guns for presidency", African Press Agency, March 28, 2007.
  6. ^ "Présidentielle au Mali: la Cour constitutionnelle valide la réélection de Touré", AFP (Jeuneafrique.com), May 12, 2007 (French).
  7. ^ "Présidentielle au Mali: l'opposition quitte la Commission de décompte des voix", AFP (Jeuneafrique.com), May 1, 2007 (French).