Preliminary vote count in Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential election shows Ouattara’s victory November 3 the preliminary vote count of the presidential election announced by the Independent Electoral Commission of Côte d’Ivoire on the 3rd, the current president and the ruling party “Ufuai Democratic Peace Alliance” Unification Party candidate Vata La won the presidential election on October 31.
Preliminary results show that Ouattara won 94.27% of the votes, the former president and the chairman of the Democratic Party of Côte d’Ivoire, Henry Conan Bediere won 1.66% of the votes, and the former prime minister and the chairman of the
Ivorian People’s Front Pascal Affi Nguessan won. With 0.99% of the vote, the independent candidate Quadio Conan Bertin won 1.99% of the vote.
The voter turnout rate in this election was 53.90%. But the final election result still needs to be confirmed by the Constitutional Court of Côte d’Ivoire.
Ouattara, 78, was elected President of Côte d’Ivoire in 2010 and won the 2015 presidential election.
He has been re-elected to this day.
According to Ivorian law, the term of office of the president is 5 years.
The president is directly elected by voters, and candidates with more than 50% of the votes in the first round win the election.