List of presidents of Cape Verde

The following is a list of presidents of Cape Verde, since the establishment of the office of president in 1975.

President of the
Republic of Cape Verde
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Incumbent
Jorge Carlos Fonseca

since 9 September 2011
ResidencePresidential Palace, Praia
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderAristides Pereira
Formation8 July 1975

List of officeholdersEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Aristides Pereira
(1923–2011)
8 July 1975 22 March 1991 15 years, 257 days PAIGC
(until 1981[1])
PAICV
(from 1981[1])
2   António Mascarenhas Monteiro
(1944–2016)
1991
1996
22 March 1991 22 March 2001 10 years MpD
3   Pedro Pires
(born 1934)
2001
2006
22 March 2001 9 September 2011 10 years, 171 days PAICV
4   Jorge Carlos Fonseca
(born 1950)
2011
2016
9 September 2011 Incumbent 9 years, 13 days MpD

Latest electionEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Jorge Carlos Fonseca Movement for Democracy 91,320 74.0
Albertino Graça Independent 27,866 22.6
Joaquim Monteiro Independent 4,228 3.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 123,414 100
Registered voters/turnout 347,622 36
Source: Sapo.cv

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 113.

External linksEdit