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Jan. 14, 2024 Held

Comoros

Union of the Comoros

Election for Comoran Presidency


General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • Presidency of the Comoros

Island governor elections will take place concurrently.

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President AZALI Assoumani (since 26 May 2016)
  • Head of Government: President AZALI Assoumani (since 26 May 2016)
  • Assembly: unicameral Assembly of the Union (Assembl√©e de l'Union des Comores) with 33 seats

Electoral System:

  • The President is directly elected by plurality vote in up to two rounds and may serve two 5-year terms.
  • In the Assembly of the Union, 24 members are directly elected by absolute majority vote in up to two rounds. An additional 9 members are indirectly elected by the assemblies of the three constituent islands of the Comoros. All members serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

In the 2019 presidential election, Azali ASSOUMANI won with 60.77% of the vote, defeating 12 other candidates. Voter turnout was 54%.

Key Deadlines:

Main Candidates in this Election:

  • Azali ASSOUMANI
    • CRC
    • Incumbent
  • Salim Issa ABDILLAH
    • Juwa
  • Aboudou SOEFO
    • TSASI
  • Daoudou Abdallah MOHAMED
    • ORANGE
  • Bourhane HAMIDOU
    • Independent
  • Mouigni Baraka Said SOILIHI
    • Democratic Rally for Equality

Population and Registered Voters:

Gender Data:

Disability Data:

  • CRPD Status: Signed 26 September 2007, Ratified 16 June 2016
  • Projected population with a disability: 133,883 (2022)

IFES Resources:

  • Does IFES have a presence in Comoros: No
  • Election Access: Yes
  • Election Judgements: Yes, 1 resource
  • Does IFES have a presence in Comoros: No
  • Election Access: Yes
  • Election Judgements: Yes, 1 resource
Election Modified: Jan 16, 2024

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