Elections in the Gambia
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Gambia elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly has 53 members, 48 members elected for a five-year term and 4 members appointed.
Gambia was a one party dominant state with the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction formerly in power until their defeat in 2017.
2016 presidential election
2017 legislative elections
2011 presidential election
|Yahya Jammeh (incumbent)||Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)||470,550||71.54|
|Ousainou Darboe||United Democratic Party (UDP)||114,177||17.36|
|Hamat Bah||United Front (coalition)||73,060||11.11|
|Total (turnout 83%)||657,787||100.00|
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