Nov. 29, 2009 Held

Equatorial Guinea

Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Election for Equatorial Guinean Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:273,127
Valid Votes:271,964
Invalid Votes:1,163

Vote Share by Candidate:

Teodoro OBIANG Nguema260,462


Plácido MICO Abogo9,700


Archivaldo MONTERO Biribé931


Buenaventura MOSWI M´Asumu Nsegue462


Carmelo MBA Bacale437

Election Results Modified: Jan 19, 2010

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of the Equatorial Guinea

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Teodoro Obiang NGUEMA (since 3 August 1979)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ignacio Milam TANG (8 July 2008 - 21 May 2012)
  • Assembly: Equatorial Guinea has a unicameral Asemblea Nacional (National Assembly) composed of 100 seats.

Description of electoral system

  • The president of Equatorial Guinea is directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 7-year term, with eligibility for a second term.

Last Election:

  • The last presidential election was held on 15 December 2002. 

Main candidates in the election:

  • Teodoro Obiang NGUEMA
    • Party: Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea/Partido Democrático de Guinea Ecuatorial
  • Bonaventura Monsuy ASUMU
    • Party: Social Democratic Coalition Party/Partido de la Coalicion Socialista Democratica
  • ​Placido Mico ABOGO
    • Party: CPDS
  • Archivaldo Montero BIRIBE
    • Party: UP
  • Carmelo Mba BACALE
    • Party: APGE

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 707,155 (2009)

·         Registered Voters: 292,585 (2009)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 344,221 (2009)

·         Is Equatorial Guinea a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has Equatorial Guinea ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (23 October 1984)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 6 (following the 2008 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 138 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Equatorial Guinea a signatory to CRPD: No

·         Has Equatorial Guinea ratified CRPD: No

·         Population with a disability: 106,073 (est.)

Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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