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Elections in Mali

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Elections in Mali

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of

Elections in Mali gives information on election and election results in Mali.

Political system

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 Malians living 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.

Latest elections

2007 Presidential election

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

Past elections

See also


External links

  • Adam Carr's Election Archive
  • African Elections Database
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