Sao Tomean National Assembly election 2018 Results Voting Live
Sao Tomean National Assembly election Dates 2018
Sao Tomean National Assembly election Date: 7 October 2018
Elections in São Tomé and Príncipe gives information on election and election results in São Tomé and Príncipe.
São Tomé and Príncipe 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 has 55 members, elected for a four-year term in seven multi-member constituencies by proportional representation. São Tomé and Príncipe has a multi-party system. The next legislative elections take place on August 1, 2010
Sao Tomean National Assembly election Voting Live 2018
China has taken a series of steps to isolate the self-governing island from the international community. These steps have included prevailing upon Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome National Assembly Election Results Voting Live
Unlike previous elections in the multi-party era results were not announced on election night for the two largest constituencies, Água Grande and Mé-Zóchi, with a total of 26 seats, but the results from the five smaller constituencies gave 14 seats to the ADI, 12 to the MLSTP-PSD, 1 to the PCD/MDFM-UDD coalition and 2 to the local list MCISTP in the Caué constituency.
On election night the Secretary General of the ADI Levy Nazaré announced the party had gotten 26 seats and would continue to govern with support from the MCISTP, whereas MLSTP/PSD had only gotten 23 seats, but this announcement was made before all votes had been counted.
The final result was 25 seats to the ADI, 23 to the MLSTP-PSD, 5 to the PCD/MDFM-UDD coalition and 2 to the local list MCISTP in the Caué constituency.
Electoral system of Sao Tomean National Assembly
The 55 members of the National Assembly are elected by closed list proportional representation in seven multi-member constituencies.
Sao Tomean Parties and leaders
Sao Tomean past election results
|Candidate||Party||First round||Second round|
|Evaristo Carvalho||Independent Democratic Action||34,522||49.88||41,820||100|
|Manuel Pinto da Costa||Independent||17,188||24.84||–||–|
|Maria das Neves||MLSTP/PSD||16,828||24.31|
|Manuel do Rosário||Independent||478||0.69|