Elections in the Gambia

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Elections in The Gambia gives information on election and election results in Gambia.

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.

Opposition parties are allowed as part of a multi-party political system

Following the December 1, 2016 elections, the elections committee declared Adama Borrow winner of the elections. Incumbent president Yahya Jammeh accepted defeat on December 2.[1]

Latest elections[edit]

2016 presidential election[edit]

2017 legislative elections[edit]

Template:Gambian parliamentary election, 2017

2011 presidential election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 November 2011 presidential election results
Candidates Votes %
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

Past elections[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gambia's Jammeh loses presidential election to Adamu Barrow".

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