Elections in Mali gives information on election and election results in Mali.
Mali elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) has 160 members, elected for a five-year term, 147 members elected in single-seat constituencies and 13 members elected by the Malians abroad. Mali has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.
2007 Presidential election
Summary of the 29 April 2007 Mali presidential election results
|Candidates – Parties
|Amadou Toumani Touré
||Independent; supported by Alliance for Democracy in Mali
|Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
||Rally for Mali
||Party for National Rebirth
||African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence
|Mamadou Blaise Sangaré
||Social Democratic Convention
|Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga
|Sidibé Aminata Diallo
||Rally for Sustainable Education and Development
|Total (turnout 36.24%)
|Source: Constitutional Court
2007 Parliamentary election
2009 Municipal elections
Democracy-wise things looked positive after the local elections at the end of April 2009, though significant shortcomings and attempts at manipulation still existed. Philip Kusch sees the challenges Mali still faces. Compulsory and meaningful event
- ^ "Mali / Présidentielle: la Cour constitutionnelle valide la réélection de Touré", AFP (Maliweb.net), 12 May 2007 (French).