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2007 Beninese parliamentary election

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Parliamentary elections were held in Benin on 31 March 2007, having been delayed from an earlier date of 25 March due to organisational difficulties. Twenty-six political parties and 2,158 candidates contested the elections for the 83 seats in the National Assembly;[1] there were 24 constituencies and 17,487 polling stations.[2]

The elections saw the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin emerge as the largest party, winning 35 of the 83 seats. Turnout was estimated at 58.69%.[3] The new National Assembly was sworn in on 23 April.[4]

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