1988 Senegalese general election

General elections were held in Senegal on 28 February 1988 to elect a President and National Assembly. Incumbent President Abdou Diouf defeated three other candidates in the presidential election, whilst in the National Assembly election Diouf's Socialist Party won 103 of the 120 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 57.9% in the Assembly election and 58.8 in the presidential election.



Abdou DioufSocialist Party828,30173.21
Abdoulaye WadeSenegalese Democratic Party291,86925.80
Babacar NiangParty for the Liberation of People8,4490.75
Landing SavanéRevolutionary Movement for New Democracy2,8490.25
Valid votes1,131,46899.64
Invalid/blank votes4,0330.36
Total votes1,135,501100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,932,26558.77
Source: African Elections Database

National AssemblyEdit

Socialist Party794,55971.34103–8
Senegalese Democratic Party275,55224.7417+8
Democratic League/Movement for the Labour Party15,6641.4100
Party for the Liberation of People13,1861.180New
Party of Independence and Labour9,3040.8400
Senegalese Democratic Party – Renewal5,4810.490New
Valid votes1,113,74699.60
Invalid/blank votes4,5000.40
Total votes1,118,246100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,932,26557.87
Source: African Elections Database


  1. ^ Elections in Senegal African Elections Database