Gabonese Parliamentary Elections 2018 voting live

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Gabonese Parliament Election 2018 Results Voting Live

Gabonese Parliament Election Dates 2018

Gabonese Parliament Election Date: 27 October 2018

Legislative elections were held in Gabon in 2018 along with municipal elections; the first round was held on 6 October and the second round will take place on 27 October.

Parliamentary elections are normally held every five years, and the previous elections were held in December 2011. The elections were set for 27 December 2016, before being postponed until 29 July 2017 and then April 2018 to enable political dialogue and allegedly due to a shortage of funds. However, the elections were not held on 28 April 2018, without the government announcing a report or asking the Constitutional Council for another delay. This meant that the term of the National Assembly had legally expired.As a result, the Constitutional Court dissolved the National Assembly and temporarily reassigned its powers to the Senate (which was still legally constituted), and dismissed Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet.

Gabonese Parliament Election Voting Live 2018 

1. Second Round of Parliament Elections will be on 27th  October 2018.

2. Gabon's Ruling Party Wins Election Boycotted by Main Opposition .

The electoral system of Gabonese 

The 143 members of the National Assembly are elected from single-member constituencies using the two-round system.

Gabonese Results Updates 2018

The first round had a 58.63% turnout, but only 28.5% in the Estuaire province, where nearly half of the population lives.

The ruling Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG) won 74 seats and two minor parties in alliance with PDG won a seat each (RV and UDIS). The Democrats (LD) won three seats, while the Social Democratic Party(PSD) and the Union for the New Republic (UPNR) got one each. Two Independents also won a seat.

The first round was postponed in the Elellem constituency in Woleu department in Woleu-Ntem Province due to "organizational reasons".

59 constituencies will have a run-off vote as no candidate secured a majority in the first round. This number could rise to 60 if no candidate gets a majority in Elellem.

Parties First round Second round Total
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Gabonese Democratic Party     74          
The Democrats     3          
Social Democratic Party     1          
Union for the New Republic     1          
Rally for the Restoration of Values     1          
Union for Democracy and Social Integration     1          
National Union     0          
Centre of Liberal Reformers     0          
Rally for Gabon     0          
Other parties     0          
Independents     2          
Invalid/blank votes    
Total   100 83   100 60 143 +23
Registered voters/turnout   58.63    

Gabonese past election results 

Parties Votes % Seats +/-
Republican Majority for Emergence Gabonese Democratic Party     113 +31
Rally for Gabon     3 –5
Circle of Liberal Reformers     1 –1
Independent Centre Party     1 +1
Democratic and Republican Alliance     0 –3
Morena–Original     0
Rally for Democracy and Progress     0
United Socialist Party     0
Social Democratic Party     1 –1
Union for the New Republic     1 New
7MP     0
African Forum for Reconstruction     0 –1
Alliance for New Gabon     0 New
Christian Democratic Bloc     0
Energy of Independent People     0
Gabonese National Party     0
Gabonese Progress Party     0 –2
Gabonese Socialist Union     0 0
Morena–Boutamba     0
Morena–Mendou     0
National Ecological Party     0
National Union of Blacksmiths     0
Party for Development and Solidarity     0
Union of the Gabonese People     0 –8
Invalid/blank votes  
Total     120 0
Registered voters/turnout    

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