List of Presidents of Cape Verde

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President of the
Republic of Cape Verde
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Incumbent
Jorge Carlos Fonseca

since 9 September 2011
ResidencePresidential Palace, Praia
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderAristides Pereira
Formation8 July 1975

The following is a list of Presidents of Cape Verde, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.

Presidents of Cape Verde (1975–present)[edit]

President Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
1
Aristides Pereira
Pereira, AristidesAristides Pereira
(1923–2011)
8 July 197522 March 199115 years, 257 daysPAIGC
PAICV
2
António Mascarenhas Monteiro
Monteiro, AntónioAntónio Mascarenhas Monteiro
(1944–2016)
22 March 199122 March 200110 years, 0 daysMpD1991
1996
3
Pedro Pires
Pires, PedroPedro Pires
(born 1934)
22 March 20019 September 201110 years, 171 daysPAICV2001
2006
4
Jorge Carlos Fonseca
Fonseca, JorgeJorge Carlos Fonseca
(born 1949)
9 September 2011Incumbent7 years, 154 daysMpD2011
2016

Notes[edit]

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Jorge Carlos Fonseca Movement for Democracy 91,320 74.0
Albertino Graça Independent 27,866 22.6
Joaquim Monteiro Independent 4,228 3.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 123,414 100
Registered voters/turnout 347,622 36
Source: Sapo.cv

See also[edit]

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politics and government of
Cape Verde
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