1982 Guinean presidential election

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Presidential elections were held in Guinea on 9 May 1982. Incumbent Ahmed Sékou Touré was the only candidate (as the country as a one-party state with his Democratic Party of Guinea as the sole legal party at the time), and was re-elected unopposed.[1] Voter turnout was reported to be 98.8%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Ahmed Sékou Touré Democratic Party of Guinea 3,063,692 100
Invalid/blank votes 8
Total 3,063,700 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,100,110 98.83
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Elections in Guinea African Elections Database
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p456 ISBN 0-19-829645-2