Ivorian parliamentary election, 2000–01

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Parliamentary elections were held in Ivory Coast on 10 December 2000. In 28 seats in the north of the country voting was postponed due to unrest relating to the boycott by the Rally of the Republicans.[1] Although the RDR continued to call for a boycott, 26 seats were eventually elected on 14 January 2001, although turnout was only 13 percent and the two seats for Kong were left vacant.[2]

The result was a victory for the Ivorian Popular Front, which won 96 of the 225 seats in the National Assembly (increased from 175 seats in the previous election). Voter turnout in the first round of voting was just 34 percent, and overall was just 32 percent.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/-
Ivorian Popular Front 96 +84
Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally 94 -54
Independents 22 New
Rally of the Republicans 5 -9
Ivorian Workers' Party 4 New
Union of Democrats of Côte d'Ivoire 1 New
Movement of the Forces of the Future 1 New
Vacant 2 -
Invalid/blank votes 192,442 - - -
Total 1,740,240 225 +50

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Elections in Côte d'Ivoire African Elections Database
  2. ^ a b Ivory Coast: Elections in 2000 Inter-Parliamentary Union