Cameroon Presidential election 2018 Results Voting Live
Cameroon Presidential election Dates 2018
Cameroon Presidential election Date: 31 October 2018
The previous presidential elections on 9 October 2011 saw incumbent president Paul Biya elected for another seven-year term following a 2008 constitutional amendment that removed term limits, allowing Biya to run again.Going into the 2018 elections Cameroon has experienced unrest in the English-speaking portions of the country where separatists have attempted to create the state of Ambazonia. The worst of the unrest has been experienced in Manyu where several western countries issued travel warnings to their citizens. The Social Democratic Front, a party that traditionally performs well in the English-speaking portions of the country, has been vocal in their criticism of the handling of the unrest.Biya has responded to the unrest by stating that he would like to see faster progress made on decentralization reforms that were begun in 2010 so that local regions would have more self-governance.
Cameroon Presidential election Voting Live 2018
1.Cameroon elects, on a national level, a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a seven-year term by the people; a two-term limit on the office was removed through a parliamentary vote in April 2008.The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) has 180 members, elected for a five-year term in 49 single and multi-seat constituencies.
2.Cameroon is a one party dominant state with the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement in power. Opposition parties are allowed but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power.
Electoral system of Cameroon
The President of Cameroon is elected by first-past-the-post voting; the candidate with the most votes is declared the winner with no requirement to achieve a majority.
Candidates for Presidential election
Paul Biya, John Fru Ndi
Cameroon Parties and leaders
Cameroon People's Democratic Movement, Social Democratic Front, Democratic Union of Cameroon
Cameroon past election results
|Paul Biya||Cameroon People's Democratic Movement||2,665,359||70.92|
|John Fru Ndi||Social Democratic Front||654,066||17.40|
|Adamou Ndam Njoya||Cameroon Democratic Union||168,318||4.48|
|Garga Haman Adji||Alliance for Democracy and Development||140,372||3.74|
|Justin Mouafo||Nationalism of Cameroonian Patriots||14,915||0.40|
|Yondo Mandengue Black||Social Movement for New Democracy||13,601||0.36|
|Anicet Ekane||Social Movement for New Democracy||13,290||0.35|
|Fritz Pierre Ngo||Cameroon Ecological Movement||13,122||0.35|
|Jean Michel Tekam||Party of Social Democracy||12,785||0.34|
|Victorin Hameni Bieuleu||Union of Democratic Forces||11,920||0.32|
|Boniface Forbin||Justice and Development Party||10,542||0.28|
|Djeukam Tchameni||Movement for Democracy and Interdependence||10,539||0.28|
|Jean-Jacques Ekindi||Progressive Movement||10,158||0.27|
|Hubert Kamgang||Union of African Populations||7,508||0.20|
|George Dobgima Nyamndi||Social Liberal Congress||6,730||0.18|
|Gustave Essaka||Cameroon Integral Democracy||4,996||0.13|