Sao Tome National Assembly Election 2018 voting live

Last Modified: October 8, 2018 at 11:53 am

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.[3]

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.[4]

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.[5]

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
Votes % Votes %
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
Hélder Barros Independent 194 0.28
Invalid/blank votes 2,314 9,406
Total 71,524 100 51,226 100
Registered voters/turnout 111,222 64.31 111,222 46.06



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