Mali Presidential election 2018 voting live

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Mali President Election 2018 Results Voting Live

Mali President Election Dates 2018

Mali President Election Date: 29 July 2018

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Mali on 29 July 2018.

There is doubt as to the safety of the elections to be held and of the governments' ability to hold them.If held, the French diplomat Jean-Pierre Lacroix has said that "the upcoming presidential elections will mark the beginning of a new chapter in the stabilization of Mali".

Mali President Election Voting Live 2018 

1. Mali election officials end strike, easing fears for July 29 elections.

2. Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum.

3. Malians will head to the polls on Sunday to vote in a presidential election that observers say will test the stability of the country.


Electoral system of Mali

Mali elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly(Assemblée Nationale) has 160 members, elected for a five-year term, 147 members elected in single-seat constituencies and 13 members elected by Malians living abroad.

Mali has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Candidates for President Election

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta , Moussa Mara , Kalifa Sanogo , Moussa Sinko Coulibaly.


Mali Parties and Leaders


RPM , Change Party , ADEMA-PASJ , Independent.

Mali Past Election Results 

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta Rally for Mali 1,222,657 39.23 2,354,693 77.61
Soumaïla Cissé Union for the Republic and Democracy 605,901 19.44 679,258 22.39
Dramane Dembélé Alliance for Democracy in Mali 298,748 9.59  
Modibo Sidibé Alternative Forces for Renewal and Emergence 151,801 4.87
Housseini Amion Guindo Convergence for the Development of Mali 144,336 4.63
Oumar Mariko African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence 74,706 2.40
Choguel Kokalla Maïga Patriotic Movement for Renewal 71,458 2.29
Cheick Modibo Diarra Rally for Development of Mali 64,829 2.08
Jamille Bittar Party for Economic Development and Solidarity 54,530 1.74
Mountaga Tall National Congress for Democratic Initiative 47,405 1.52
Moussa Mara Change Party 46,869 1.50
Mamadou Blaise Sangare Social Democratic Convention 32,951 1.06
Soumana Sacko National Convention for a United Africa 27,210 0.87
Oumar Ibrahim Touré Alliance for the Republic 25,610 0.82
Haïdara Aïchata Alassane Cissé Chato Alliance 2013 23,622 0.76
Yeah Samake Party for Civic and Patriotic Action 17,464 0.56
Hamed Sow Workers' Rally for Development 17,417 0.56
Konimba Sidibe Citizen's Duty Movement 17,217 0.55
Racine Seydou Thiam CAP 16,620 0.53
Ousmane Ben Traoré Citizens' Party for Revival 16,142 0.52
Oumar Boury Touré GAD 16,022 0.51
Cheick Keita Union for Democracy and Alternation 15,156 0.49
Siaka Diarra Union of Democratic Forces 14,749 0.47
Youssouf Cissé Independent 12,859 0.41
Cheick Boucadry Traoré African Convergence for Renewal 9,432 0.30
Sibiri Koumare Synergy of the Initiatives for an African Rebirth 9,169 0.29
Oumar Alhousseini Maiga Panafrik 8,571 0.28
Tiebilé Drame Party for National Rebirth 5,919 0.19
Invalid/blank votes 403,532 92,920
Total 3,520,242 100 3,126,521 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,829,696 51.54 6,829,696 45.78
Source: Government of Mali



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