Elections in the Gambia

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Elections in The Gambia gives information on election and election results in Gambia.

Gambia 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 has 53 members, 48 members elected for a five-year term and 4 members appointed.

Gambia was a one party dominant state with the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction formerly in power until their defeat in 2017.

Opposition parties are allowed as part of a multi-party political system

Following the December 1, 2016 elections, the elections committee declared Adama Borrow winner of the elections. Incumbent president Yahya Jammeh accepted defeat on December 2.[1]

Latest elections[edit]

2016 presidential election[edit]

2017 legislative elections[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gambia's Jammeh loses presidential election to Adamu Barrow".

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