1996 Gabonese legislative election

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Parliamentary elections were held in Gabon on 15 and 29 December 1996. The result was a victory for the ruling Gabonese Democratic Party, which won 85 of the 120 seats in the National Assembly.[1]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Gabonese Democratic Party 85 +22
Gabonese Progress Party 10 –8
National Woodcutters' Rally 7 –13
Circle of Liberal Reformers 2 New
Gabonese Socialist Union 2 –2
African Forum for Reconstruction 1 New
Circle for Renewal and Progress 1 0
Congress for Democracy and Justice 1 New
Democratic and Republican Alliance 1 New
MORENA–Original 1 –6
Rally for Democracy and Progress 1 New
Union of the Gabonese People 1 New
Independents 7 +7
Total 120 0
Source: African Elections Database