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1999–2000 Guinea-Bissau general election

General elections were held in Guinea-Bissau on 28 November 1999, with a second round for the presidential election on 16 January 2000. The presidential election resulted in a victory for opposition leader Kumba Ialá of the Party for Social Renewal (PRS), who defeated Malam Bacai Sanhá of the ruling African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde. The PRS were also victorious in the National People's Assembly election, winning 38 of the 102 seats.[1]

Voter turnout was 71.9% for the second round of the presidential election.[2]

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ResultsEdit

PresidentEdit

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Kumba Ialá Party for Social Renewal 143,996 38.81 251,193 72.0
Malam Bacai Sanhá African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde 86,724 23.37 97,670 28.0
Faustino Imbali Independent 30,484 8.22
Fernando Gomes Independent 26,049 7.02
João Tátis Sá Independent 24,117 6.50
Abubacar Baldé National Union for Democracy and Progress 20,192 5.44
Bubacar Rachid Djaló Union for Change 12,026 3.24
Joaquim Baldé Social Democratic Party 8,623 2.32
Salvador Tchongó Resistance of Guinea-Bissau-Bafatá Movement 6,937 1.87
José Catengul Mendes Struggle Front for the National Independence of Guinea 5,311 1.43
Mamadú Uri Baldé Progress and Renewal Party 3,580 0.96
Antonieta Rosa Gomes Guinean Civic Forum–Social Democracy 2,986 0.80
Invalid/blank votes 48,387 12,746
Total 419,412 100 361,609 100
Registered voters/turnout 503,007 83.1 503,007 71.9
Source: African Elections Database, Rudebeck

National People's AssemblyEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Party for Social Renewal 38 +26
Resistance of Guinea-Bissau-Bafatá Movement 29 +9
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde 24 –38
Union for Change 3 –3
Social Democratic Party 3 New
Democratic Alliance 3 New
National Union for Democracy and Progress 1 New
Guinean League for Ecological Protection 0
Democratic Social Front 1 New
Struggle Front for the National Independence of Guinea 0 –1
United Social Democratic Party 0 0
Guinean Civic Forum–Social Democracy 0 New
Party for Renewal and Progress 0 New
Total 432,604 100 102 +2
Source: Rudebeck

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