Togolese presidential election, 1986

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Presidential elections were held in Togo on 21 December 1986. The country was a one-party state at the time, with the Rally of the Togolese People as the sole legal party. Its leader, incumbent President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, was the only candidate and was re-elected unopposed.[1] Voter turnout was reported to be 99%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Gnassingbé Eyadéma Rally of the Togolese People 1,737,771 100
Invalid/blank votes 840
Total 1,783,611 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,757,426 99.0
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Elections in Togo African Elections Database
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p906 ISBN 0-19-829645-2