1999 Mozambican general election

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1999 Mozambican general election

← 1994 3 and 5 December 1999 2004 →
Turnout69.54%
  Joaquim Chissano 2.jpg Afonso Dhlakama (cropped).jpg
Nominee Joaquim Chissano Afonso Dhlakama
Party FRELIMO RENAMO
Popular vote 2,338,333 2,133,655
Percentage 52.29% 47.71%

Mozambican presidential election map, 1999.svg
Presidential election results map. Red denotes provinces won by Chissano, and Blue denotes those won by Dhlakama.

President before election

Joaquim Chissano
FRELIMO

Elected President

Joaquim Chissano
FRELIMO

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General elections were held in Mozambique between 3 and 5 December 1999 to elect a president and the Assembly of the Republic. Incumbent president Joaquim Chissano won a narrow victory against Afonso Dhlakama, whilst Chissano's FRELIMO party won the Assembly elections, taking 133 of the 250 seats. Voter turnout for the elections was around 68-70%.[1]

Presidential election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Joaquim Chissano FRELIMO 2,338,333 52.29
Afonso Dhlakama RENAMO 2,133,655 47.71
Invalid/blank votes 462,364 -
Total 4,934,352 100
Source: African Elections Database

Assembly elections[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
FRELIMO 2,005,713 48.54 133
RENAMO-Electoral Union 1,603,811 38.81 117
Labor Party 111,139 2.96 0
Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique 101,970 2.47 0
Social Liberal Party 83,440 2.02 0
Mozambican Opposition Union 64,117 1.55 0
Democratic Union 61,122 1.48 0
Mozambique Democratic Liberal Party 33,247 0.80 0
Independent Party of Mozambique 29,456 0.71 0
Party of Freedom and Solidarity 20,686 0.88 0
National Workers and Peasants Party 24,527 0.59 0
Progressive Liberal Party of Mozambique 11,628 0.28 0
Mozambique Social Broadening Party 2,153 0.05 0
Invalid/blank votes 701,438 - -
Total 4,833,761 100 250

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Mozambique African elections database