IFES

Oct. 11, 2015 Held

Guinea

Republic of Guinea

Election for President

Results

Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,131,046
Valid Votes:3,951,222
Invalid Votes:179,804

Candidates:

Alpha CONDE2,285,827

57.85

Cellou Dalein DIALLO1,242,362

31.44

Sidya TOURE237,549

6.01

Faya Lansana MILLIMOUNO54,718

1.38

El Hadj Papa Koly KOUROUMA51,750

1.31

Lansana KOUYATE45,962

1.16

Ghandi Faraguet TOUNKARA19,840

0.5021231406385164

Marie Madeleine DIOUBATE13,214

0.33442818449583445

More Info:

At stake in this election:

·        The office of President of Guinea

Description of government structure:

·        Chief of State: President Alpha CONDE

·        Head of Government: Prime Minister Mohamed Said FOFANA

·        Assembly: Guinea has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 114 seats.

Description of electoral system:

·        The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.

·        The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.

·        In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale), 38 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 76 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.*

* In the proportional tier, there is one nationwide district. The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) was dissolved in December 2008 following a military coup. Since February 2010, the role of the legislature has been filled by the appointed 155-member National Transition Council.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Candidate: Alpha CONDÉ
    • Party: Rally of the Guinean People (RPG)
  • Candidate: Sidya TOURÉ
    • Party: Union for Progress and Renewal (UFR)
  • Candidate: Cellou Dalein DIALLO
    • Party: Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG)
  • Candidate: Papa Koly KOUROUMA
    • Party: Generations for Reconciliation, Union, and Prosperity (GRUP)
  • Candidate: Georges Gandhi FARAGUET
    • Party: Guinean Union for Democracy and Development (UGDD)
  • Candidate: Dr. Faya MILLIMOUNO
    • Party: Liberal Block (BL)
  • Candidate: Marie Madeleine DIOUBATÉ
    • Party: Guinea Ecologists Party (PEG)
  • Candidate: Lansana KOUYATÉ
    • Party: National Party for Hope and Development (PEDN)

Population and number of registered voters:

·        Population: 11,474,383[1]

·        Registered voters: 5,211,965 (2013)[2]

Gender Data:

·        Female Population: 5,732,826[3]

·        Is GUINEA a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980) [4]

·        Has GUINEA ratified CEDAW: Yes (9 August 1982)[5]

·        Gender Quota:  Yes[6]

·        Female Candidates in this election: Yes

·        Number of Female Legislators: 25 (22%) of 114 seats in the National Assembly[7]

·        Human Development Index (HDI) Position: 179[8]

·        Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: High[9]

Disability Data:

·        Is GUINEA a signatory to CRPD: Yes (16 May 2007) [10]

·        Has GUINEA ratified CRPD: Yes (8 February 2008)[11]

·        Population with a disability: 1,676,404[12]

 

[1] https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gv.html

[2] http://www.idea.int/vt/countryview.cfm?id=86

[3] https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gv.html

[4] https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=IV-8&chapter=4&lang=en

[5] https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=IV-8&chapter=4&lang=en

[6] http://www.quotaproject.org/uid/countryview.cfm?country=86

[7] http://www.quotaproject.org/uid/countryview.cfm?country=86

[8] http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/table-1-human-development-index-and-its-components

[9] http://genderindex.org/country/guinea

[10] https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=iv-15&chapter=4&lang=en

[11] https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=iv-15&chapter=4&lang=en

[12] http://www.electionaccess.org/en/resources/countries/gn/all/