1999 Lagos State gubernatorial election

The 1999 Lagos State gubernatorial election occurred in Nigeria on January 9, 1999. The AD nominee Bola Tinubu won the election defeating the PDP candidate.[1][2][3][4][5]

1999 Lagos State gubernatorial election
← 1991 January 9, 1999 2003 →
 
Nominee Bola Tinubu
Party AD PDP
Popular vote 841,732 184,900

Governor before election

Michael Otedola
NRC

Elected Governor

Bola Tinubu
AD

Bola Tinubu emerged AD candidate.[6][7]

Electoral systemEdit

The Governor of Lagos State is elected using the plurality voting system.

Primary electionEdit

AD primaryEdit

The AD primary election was won by Bola Tinubu.[8][9]

ResultsEdit

The total number of registered voters in the state was 4,093,143. Total number of votes cast was 1,184,372, while number of valid votes was 1,149,375. Rejected votes were 34,997.[10][11][12]

CandidatePartyVotes%
Bola TinubuAlliance for Deomocracy841,73281.99
People's Democratic Party184,90018.01
Total1,026,632100.00
Valid votes1,026,63296.70
Invalid/blank votes34,9973.30
Total votes1,061,629100.00
Registered voters/turnout4,093,14325.94
Source: Nigeria World, IFES, Semantics Scholar

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Nigerian States". www.worldstatesmen.org. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
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  4. ^ Policy, United States Congress House Committee on Banking and Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary (2000). Nigeria in Transition: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, May 25, 2000. U.S. Government Printing Office. ISBN 978-0-16-061272-5. {{cite book}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  5. ^ "Nigeria: Election Monitoring, 2,18 Feb 1999". www.africa.upenn.edu. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  6. ^ "PDF" (PDF). EISA. May 20, 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 20, 2020. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  7. ^ "PDF" (PDF). IFES. May 20, 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 3, 2017. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  8. ^ Saliu, Hassan A. (2005). Nigeria Under Democratic Rule, 1999-2003. University Press PLC. ISBN 978-978-030-907-7.
  9. ^ Tracker, Nigerian (March 22, 2021). "How First Set Of 1999 Governors Went To Political Oblivion". Nigerian Tracker. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  10. ^ Tell. Tell Communications Limited. 1999.
  11. ^ "Election results". www.geocities.ws. Retrieved May 21, 2021.
  12. ^ Maja-Pearce, Adewale; Organisation (Nigeria), Civil Liberties (1999). From Khaki to Agbada: A Handbook for the February, 1999 Elections in Nigeria. Civil Liberties Organisation. ISBN 978-978-32188-9-5.