Djiboutian parliamentary election, 1997

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Djiboutian parliamentary election, 1997
Djibouti
1992 ←
19 December 1997 → 2003

All 65 seats to the National Assembly
  First party Second party
  Hassan Gouled Aptidon.jpg
Leader Hassan Gouled Aptidon Abdillani Hamariteha
Party RPP MRD
Seats won 65 0
Seat change No change No change
Popular vote 72,073 17,607
Percentage 78.56% 19.19%
Swing Increase 3.97% Decrease 6.22%
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Parliamentary elections were held in Djibouti on 19 December 1997. The Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy, which had boycotted the last election, ran joint candidates with the ruling People's Rally for Progress.[1] Together, they won all 65 seats in the National Assembly, with the PRP taking 54 and the FRUD 11. Voter turnout was 56.7%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's Rally for Progress-Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy 72,073 78.56 65 0
Democratic Renewal Party 17,607 19.19 0 0
National Democratic Party 2,067 2.25 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 2,556 - - -
Total 94,303 100 65 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Djibouti African Elections database
  2. ^ Djibouti: Elections held in 1992 Inter-Parliamentary Union