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Elections in Gabon

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Elections in Gabon

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politics and government of

Gabon elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a seven-year term by the people. The Parliament (Parlement) has two chambers. The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) has 120 members, 111 members elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies and 9 members appointed by a head of state - the president. The Senate (Sénat) has 91 members, elected for a six-year term in single-seat constituencies by local and departmental councillors. Gabon is a one party dominant state with the Gabonese Democratic Party in power. Opposition parties are allowed, but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power.


  • Latest elections 1
    • Presidential elections 1.1
    • Parliamentary elections 1.2
  • Past elections 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Latest elections

Presidential elections

Parliamentary elections

Past elections

See also

External links

  • African Elections Database
  • Adam Carr's Election Archive

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