Cape Verdean parliamentary election, 2006

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Cape Verdean parliamentary election, 2006
Cape Verde
← 2001 22 January 2006 2011 →
Registered 322.725
Turnout 54.18%
  First party Second party Third party
  Jm neves.jpg Sr. Ulisses Corrêa e Silva (cropped).png No image.png
Party PAICV MpD UCID
Seats won 41 29 2
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady
Popular vote 88,965 74,909 4,495
Percentage 52.28% 44.02% 2.64%

Prime Minister before election

José Maria Neves
PAICV

Elected Prime Minister

José Maria Neves
PAICV

Seats of the National Assembly after the 2006 parliamentary election
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Parliamentary elections were held in Cape Verde on 22 January 2006. The result was a victory for the ruling African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV) run by José Maria Neves, which won 41 of the 72 seats in the National Assembly.[1] Second was the Movement for Democracy (Mpd) and third was Democratic and Independent Cape Verdean Union (UCID) led by João Santos dos Luís.

Campaign[edit]

The PAICV and the Movement for Democracy (led by Ulisses Correia e Silva) were the only parties to nominate a candidate in every constituency.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde 88,965 52.28 41 +1
Movement for Democracy 74,909 44.02 29 –1
Democratic and Independent Cape Verdean Union 4,495 2.64 2
Democratic Renewal Party 1,097 0.64 0 0
Social Democratic Party 702 0.41 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 4,690
Total 174,858 100 72 0
Registered voters/turnout 322,735 54.18
Source: African Elections Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Cape Verde African Elections Database

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