Seychellois presidential election, 2006
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Three candidates participated in the election.
- James Michel – Incumbent president and candidate of the ruling Seychelles People's Progressive Front (SPPF) party. He took over as president after longtime leader France-Albert René, who won the last presidential election in 2001, stepped down in April 2004.
- Wavel Ramkalawan – Candidate of the main opposition Seychelles National Party (SNP). He finished second to René in the 1998 and 2001. He was also endorsed by the Democratic Party (DP), another opposition party.
- Philippe Boulle – An independent candidate who ran in the 1993 and 2001 presidential elections.
|Candidates - Parties||Votes||%|
|James Michel - Seychelles People's Progressive Front||30,119||53.73|
|Wavel Ramkalawan - Seychelles National Party||25,626||45.71|
|Total (turnout 88.7%)||56,059||100.00|
|Source: SNP web site and SPPF web site|
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