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2001 Cape Verdean parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Cape Verde on 14 January 2001. The result was a victory for the African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde run by José Maria Neves, which won 40 of the 72 seats in the National Assembly,[1][2] defeating the ruling Movement for Democracy led by Carlos Veiga. Third was the Democratic Alliance for Change (ADM) led by José dos Santos Luís with 6.12% of the votes.

2001 Cape Verdean parliamentary election

← 1995 14 January 2001 2006 →
Registered260,126
Turnout76.52%
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader José Maria Neves Carlos Veiga João dos Santos Luís
Party PAICV MpD ADM
Seats won 40 30 2
Seat change Increase 19 Decrease 20 Increase 1
Popular vote 67,860 55,586 8,389
Percentage 49.5% 40.55% 6.12%

Prime Minister before election

Gualberto do Rosário
MpD

Elected Prime Minister

José Maria Neves
PAICV

Seats of the National Assembly after the 2001 parliamentary election

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde 67,860 49.50 40 +19
Movement for Democracy 55,586 40.55 30 –20
Democratic Alliance for Change 8,389 6.12 2 +1
Democratic Renewal Party 4,630 3.38 0 New
Social Democratic Party 620 0.45 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 4,751
Total 141,836 100 72 0
Registered voters/turnout 260,126 55.53
Source: African Elections Database

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elections in Cape Verde African Elections Database
  2. ^ "Cape Verde president 'wins' poll". BBC News.

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