ElectionGudie

July 2, 2017 Held

3,337,494
Voted
Senegal

Republic of Senegal

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Senegalese National Assembly)

Results

53%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,337,494
Valid Votes:3,310,435
Invalid Votes:27,059

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Benno Bokk Yakaar Coalition 125 - 1,637,761

49.47%

Winning Coalition Wattu Senegal 19 - 552,095

16.68%

Manko Taxawu Senegal 7 - 388,188

11.73%

Party for Unity and Rally 3 - 155,407

4.69%

Patriotic Convergence Coalition 2 - 65,235

1.97%

Ndawi Askan Wi 1 - 37,535

1.13%

Manko Yeesal Senegal Coalition 1 - 33,130

1.00%

Patriotic Convergence for Justice and Equity 1 - 29,596

0.89%

Oser l'Avenir Coalition 1 - 24,342

0.74%

And Saxal Liggeey Coalition 1 - 23,142

0.70%

Party for Truth and Development 1 - 22,769

0.69%

Alternative Pole Third Voice 1 - 19,211

0.58%

Initiative for a Policy of Development 1 - 19,211

0.58%

Citizen Union 1 - 18,268

0.55%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

Senegal: Senegalese National Assembly, July 2, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • 165 seats in the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Macky SALL (since 2 April 2012)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Mohammed Abdallah Boun DIONNE (since 4 July 2014)
  • Assembly: Unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 165 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • 105 members of the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) are directly elected by a plurality vote in single and multi-seat constituencies and 60 members are directly elected by a proportional representation vote in single and multi-seat constituencies. All members serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

  • The last election for the National Assembly in Senegal occurred in 2012. The United in Hope Coalition (Benno Bokk Yakaar) won a majority, with 119 seats.

Main candidates in the election:

  • United in Hope Coalition / Benno Bokk Yakaar
    • Leader: Macky SALL
    • Seats won in last election: 119
  • Winning Coalition Wattu Senegal  
    • Leader: Abdoulaye WADE
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Manko Taxawu Senegal
    • Leader: Khalifa SALL
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party of Unity and Rally
    • Leader: El Hadji SALL
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Patriotic Convergence Coalition / CP-Kaddu Askan Wi
    • Leader: Abdoulaye BALDE
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 14,668,522
  • Registered Voters: 6,219,446

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 7,561,094 (est.)
  • Is Senegal a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (29 July 1980)
  • Has Senegal ratified CEDAW: Yes (5 February 1985)
  • Gender Quota: Yes
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 64
  • Human Development Index Position: 162 (2016)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium

Disability Data:

  • Is Senegal a signatory to CRPD: Yes (25 April 2007)
  • Has Senegal ratified CRPD: Yes (7 September 2010)
  • Population with a disability: 2,096,375