April 29, 2007 Held


Republic of Mali

Election for Malian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:2,494,846
Valid Votes:2,265,483
Invalid Votes:229,363

Vote Share by Candidate:

Amadou Toumani TOURÉ1,612,912


Ibrahim Boubacar KEïTA433,897


Tiébilé DRAMÉ68,956


Oumar MARIKO61,670


Mamadou Blaise SANGARÉ35,776


Soumeylou Boubeye MAÏGA32,973


Aminata Sidibé DIALLO12,443


Madiassa MAGUIRAGA6,856

Election Results Modified: Apr 13, 2007

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Mali

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Amadou Toumani TOURE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ousmane Issoufi MAIGA (29 April 2004 - 28 September 2007)
  • Assembly: Mali has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) with 147 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) 147 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Sidibe Aminata DIALLO
    • Party: Movement for Environmental Education and Sustainable Development/Rassemblement pour l'éducation à l'environnement et au développement durable
  • Tiebile DRAME
    • Party: Party for National Rebirth/Parti pour la renaissance nationale
  • Ibrahim Boubacar KEITA
    • Party: Rally for Mali/Rassemblement pour Mali
  • Madiassa MAGUIRAGA
    • Party: Independent
  • Soumeylou Boubeye MAIGA
    • Party: Independent
  • Oumar MARIKO
    • Party: African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence/Solidarité Africaine pour la Démocratie et l'Indépendance
  • Mamadou SANGARE
    • Party: Independent
  • Amadou Toumani TOURE
    • Party: Alliance for Democracy in Mali/Alliance pour la Democratie en Mal

Last Presidential election:

  • Presidential Elections were last held on 28 April 2002. Amadou Toumani TOURE won with 28% of the vote. 

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 13,759,226 (2007)
  • Registered Voters: 6,884,352 (2007)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 6,840,521 (2007)

·         Is Mali a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (5 February 1985)

·         Has Mali ratified CEDAW: Yes (10 September 1985)

·         Gender Quota: No, but there are voluntary quotas for some political parties

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 15 (following the 2002 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 179 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Mali a signatory to CRPD: Yes (15 May 2007)

·         Has Mali ratified CRPD: Yes (7 April 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 2,063,883 (est.)

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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