Mozambican general election, 1999

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General elections were held in Mozambique between 3 and 5 December 1999 to elect a president and the Assembly of the Republic. Incumbent president Joaquim Chissano won a narrow victory against Afonso Dhlakama, whilst Chissano's FRELIMO party won the Assembly elections, taking 133 of the 250 seats. Voter turnout for the elections was around 68-70%.[1]

Presidential election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Joaquim Chissano FRELIMO 2,338,333 52.29
Afonso Dhlakama RENAMO 2,133,655 47.71
Invalid/blank votes 462,364 -
Total 4,934,352 100
Source: African Elections Database

Assembly elections[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
FRELIMO 2,005,713 48.54 133
RENAMO-Electoral Union 1,603,811 38.81 117
Labor Party 111,139 2.96 0
Liberal and Democratic Party of Mozambique 101,970 2.47 0
Social Liberal Party 83,440 2.02 0
Mozambican Opposition Union 64,117 1.55 0
Democratic Union 61,122 1.48 0
Mozambique Democratic Liberal Party 33,247 0.80 0
Independent Party of Mozambique 29,456 0.71 0
Party of Freedom and Solidarity 20,686 0.88 0
National Workers and Peasants Party 24,527 0.59 0
Progressive Liberal Party of Mozambique 11,628 0.28 0
Mozambique Social Broadening Party 2,153 0.05 0
Invalid/blank votes 701,438 - -
Total 4,833,761 100 250

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Mozambique African elections database