Sudanese general election, 1996
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General elections were held in Sudan to elect a President and National Assembly between 2 and 17 March 1996. They were the first elections since 1986 due to a military coup in 1989, and the first simultaneous elections for the presidency and National Assembly. 125 members of the 400-seat National Assembly had been nominated before the election, leaving 275 seats to be elected (of which 51 were ultimately uncontested). There were no political parties at the time, and all candidates ran as independents.
Voter turnout was reported to be 72%.
|Abd al-Majid Sultan Kijab||133,032||2.4|
|38 other candidates||1,210,464||22.2|
|Source: Nohlen et al., African Election Database|
- Sudan: Elections in 1996 Inter-Parliamentary Union
- Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p858 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
- The December 2000 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections European Sudanese Public Affairs Council