Election Updates: Niger, Benin, and Chad [Updated]

Quick updates on several recent or ongoing African elections:

Let us know if you hear anything about these elections, particularly the results for Niger’s vote. I will have a longer post up later today.

[UPDATE]: Provisional results in Niger’s run-off give Mahamadou Issoufou 58% of the vote to Seyni Oumarou’s 42%. Many predicted that Issoufou would win, and the coalition he assembled between January 31 and now has held. Now all that remains for the transition back to civilian rule, scheduled for April 6, is the electoral commission’s certification of the result.

2 thoughts on “Election Updates: Niger, Benin, and Chad [Updated]

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