Central African Republic

National Assembly

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
27.12.2020 to 25.07.2021
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature Date at which the previous legislature (elected at the previous elections) was dissolved.
30.04.2021
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Early election
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
31.12.2025
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
140
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
24
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
43.57%
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
United Hearts Movement (MCU) 61
National Movement of Independents (MOUNI) 9
Central African Union for Renewal (URCA) 7
Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (MLPC) 6
Central African Democratic Rally (RDC) 5
African Party for Radical Transformation and Integration of the states (PATRIE) 3
National Convergence "Kwa Na Kwa" (KNK) 3
CDE 2
RDD 2
Movement for Democracy and Development (MDD) 2
Party for the Democratic Governance (PGD) 2
Action Party for Development (PAD) 2
KPDS 1
MKMKS 1
ITA 1
Alliance for Democracy and Progress (ADP) 1
MDREC 1
National Union of Central African Democrats (UNADER) 1
National Union for Democracy and Progress (UNDP) 1
URD 1
BTK 1
Socialist Party (PS) 1
CANE 1
PCDI 1
Independents 17
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
116
Number of women elected
17
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
12.14%
Sources
National Assembly (03.03.2021, 04.05.2021, 23.07.2021)
Women Directly Elected
17

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
113
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
17
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
03.05.2021
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Simplice Mathieu Sarandji (Male)
Political party
United Hearts Movement (MCU)
Date of election
05.05.2021