Nov. 24, 2013 Held


Republic of Mali

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Malian National Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:2,535,515
Valid Votes:2,414,474
Invalid Votes:121,041
Election Results Modified: Aug 17, 2023

General Information

*Note: A second round was held on 15 December 2013.  Final seat allocations and results can be found here.  

At stake in this election:

  • 147 seats in the National Assembly (Assembleé Nationale).

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ibrahim Boubakar KEÏTA
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Oumar Tatum LY
  • Assembly: Mali has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 147 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) 147 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.[1]

Election Notes:

  • The last elections for the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) were held on July 1 and July 22, 2007. In the previous election, the Alliance for Democracy in Mali (ADEMA) won the most seats in the Assembly with 51. New elections to the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) were scheduled for July 1 and July 22, 2012; however, these were postponed due to the 2012 coup d’etat, in which President Amadou Toumani TOURÉ was overthrown. Mali hosted presidential elections in July, during which Ibrahim Boubacar KEÏTA was elected President.
  • Only 16 seats were won by outright majority. The remaining 131 seats were decided in the second round on December 15, 2013. See here for results.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 15,968,882 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 6,829,696 (August 2013)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 8,221,147 (2013)

·         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: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 14 (following the 2013 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: 2,395,332 (est.)

[1] A second round of voting (a runoff between the two candidates with the most votes) is held in constituencies in which no candidate received a majority of votes.

Election Modified: Aug 17, 2023

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