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People's 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.
10.03.2019
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Delayed elections
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
31.03.2023
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.
102
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Candidates

The number of women candidates is not available from authoritative sources.
No
Number of parties contesting the election This field may include either the number of parties contesting the election, or the number of coalitions/electoral alliance.
21

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
761,676
Votes Number of people who actually voted
645,085
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
84.69%

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
6
Percentage of parties winning seats The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of parties which won parliamentary representation by the number of parties contesting the election.
28.57%
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.
46.08%
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) 47
Movement for a Democratic Alternative (MADEM G.15) 27
Party for Social Renovation (PRS) 21
United People's Assembly - Democratic Party of Guinea-Bissau (APU-PDGB) 5
Union for Change (UM ) 1
New Democracy Party (PND) 1
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
88
Number of women elected
14
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.
13.73%
Sources
People's National Assembly (21.03.2019) http://cne.gw/
Women Directly Elected
14

New legislature

Total number of other parliamentarians after the election The total number of other parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
14
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.
18.04.2019
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.
Cipriano Cassamá (Male)
Political party
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC)
Date of election
18.04.2019