Senegalese general election, 1988

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General elections were held in Senegal on 28 February 1988 to elect a President and National Assembly. Incumbent President Abdou Diouf defeated three other candidates in the presidential election, whilst in the National Assembly election Diouf's Socialist Party won 103 of the 120 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 57.9% in the Assembly election and 58.8 in the presidential election.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Abdou Diouf Socialist Party 828,301 73.20
Abdoulaye Wade Senegalese Democratic Party 291,869 25.80
Babacar Niang Party for the Liberation of People 8,449 0.75
Landing Savané Revolutionary Movement for New Democracy 2,849 0.25
Invalid/blank votes 4,033 -
Total 1,135,501 100

National Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Socialist Party 794,559 71.34 103 -8
Senegalese Democratic Party 275,552 24.74 17 +8
Democratic League/Movement for the Labour Party 15,664 1.41 0 0
Party for the Liberation of People 13,186 1.18 0 New
Independence and Labor Party 9,304 0.84 0 0
Senegalese Democratic Party – Renewal 5,481 0.49 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 4,500 - - -
Total 1,118,246 100 120 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Senegal African Elections Database