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21 March 2004 Local Elections in Cape Verde
 
Municipalities by Island
Boa Vista Island: Boa Vista
Brava Island: Brava
Fogo Island: Mosteiros, São Filipe
Maio Island: Maio
Sal Island: Sal
Santo Antão Island: Paúl, Porto Novo, Ribeira Grande
São Nicolau Island: São Nicolau
São Vicente Island: São Vicente
 
Political Parties/Groupings: GDRG - Group of Citizens for the Development of Ribeira Grande, GID-SD - Independent Group for the Development of São Domingos, GIMDS - Independent Group for Change and Development of Sal, MDM - Movement for the Development of Maio; MMSV - Movement to Modernize São Vicente; MpD - Movement for Democracy, NU BAI - Independent Group "Nu Bai", PAICV - African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde, PTS - Labor and Solidarity Party, UCID - Independent and Democratic Cape Verdean Union.
Coalitions: Democratic Convergence Party-Democratic Renewal Party (PCD-PRD)
 
 
Election Results
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

2,828

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,165 (76.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     77

Total Valid Votes

2,088

Registered Voters

2,828

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,171 (76.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     84

Total Valid Votes

2,087

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (5) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (13)
MpD 1,358 65.04% 5 MpD 1,352 64.78% 8
PAICV 730 34.96% - PAICV 735 35.22% 5
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

4,525

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,778 (61.4%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     87

Total Valid Votes

2,691

Registered Voters

4,525

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,778 (61.4%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   111

Total Valid Votes

2,667

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (5) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (13)
PAICV 1,655 61.50% 5 PAICV 1,645 61.68% 8
MpD 1,036 31.50% - MpD 1,022 38.32% 5
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

3,746

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,888 (77.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   117

Total Valid Votes

2,771

Registered Voters

3,746

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,889 (77.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   118

Total Valid Votes

2,771

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (5) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (13)
MpD 1,631 58.86% 5 MpD 1,638 59.11% 8
PAICV 1,113 40.17% - PAICV 1,101 39.73% 5
MDM 27 0.97% - MDM 32 1.15% -
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

5,509

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

3,934 (71.4%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   103

Total Valid Votes

3,831

Registered Voters

5,509

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

3,934 (71.4%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   106

Total Valid Votes

3,828

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (5) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (13)
PAICV 2,531 66.07% 5 PAICV 2,516 65.73% 9
MpD 1,300 33.93% - MpD 1,312 34.27% 4
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

5,054

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

3,812 (75.4%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   150

Total Valid Votes

3,662

Registered Voters

5,054

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

3,816 (75.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   168

Total Valid Votes

3,648

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (5) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (13)
MpD 2,055 56.12% 5 MpD 2,059 56.44% 7
PAICV 1,607 43.88% - PAICV 1,589 43.56% 6
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

9,921

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

6,702 (67.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   367

Total Valid Votes

6,335

Registered Voters

9,921

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

6,704 (67.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   386

Total Valid Votes

6,318

Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
MpD 3,152 49.76% 4 MpD 3,150 49.86% 9
PAICV 3,029 47.81% 3 PAICV 2,982 47.20% 8
[PCD-PRD] 154 2.43% - [PCD-PRD] 186 2.94% -
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

58,013

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

31,815 (54.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

  1,207

Total Valid Votes

30,608

Registered Voters

58,013

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

31,815 (54.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

  1,187

Total Valid Votes

30,628

Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (9) Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (21)
PAICV 15,932 52.05% 9 PAICV 15,733 51.37% 11
MpD 13,193 43.10% - MpD 13,261 43.30% 9
[PCD-PRD] 1,330 4.35% - [PCD-PRD] 1,487 4.86% 1
UCID 153 0.50% - UCID 147 0.48% -
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

12,946

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  7,884 (60.9%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     495

Total Valid Votes

  7,389

Registered Voters

12,946

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  7,890 (60.9%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     474

Total Valid Votes

  7,416

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
GDRG 5,723 77.45% 7 GDRG 5,512 74.33% 13
PAICV 1,666 22.55% - PAICV 1,904 25.67% 4
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

8,228

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,370 (65.3%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   186

Total Valid Votes

5,184

Registered Voters

8,228

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,367 (65.2%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   174

Total Valid Votes

5,193

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
GIMDS 2,867 55.30% 7 GIMDS 2,867 55.21% 9
PAICV 2,317 44.70% - PAICV 2,326 44.79% 8
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

25,937

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

12,186 (47.0%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     776

Total Valid Votes

11,410

Registered Voters

25,937

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

12,186 (47.0%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     782

Total Valid Votes

11,404

Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (9) Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (21)
PAICV 5,753 50.42% 9 PAICV 5,754 50.46% 11
MpD 5,015 43.95% - MpD 5,041 44.20% 10
[PCD-PRD] 482 4.22% - [PCD-PRD] 464 4.07% -
NU BAI 160 1.40% - NU BAI 145 1.27% -
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

17,627

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

11,252 (63.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     550

Total Valid Votes

10,702

Registered Voters

17,627

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

11,244 (63.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     561

Total Valid Votes

10,683

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (21)
PAICV 5,686 53.13% 7 PAICV 5,650 52.89% 11
MpD 5,016 46.87% - MpD 5,033 47.11% 10
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

7,421

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,122 (69.0%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   265

Total Valid Votes

4,857

Registered Voters

7,421

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,122 (69.0%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   250

Total Valid Votes

4,872

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
MpD 3,507 72.21% 7 MpD 3,516 72.17% 12
GID-SD 1,350 27.79% - GID-SD 1,356 27.83% 5
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

15,820

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  9,729 (61.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     373

Total Valid Votes

  9,356

Registered Voters

15,820

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  9,736 (61.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     392

Total Valid Votes

  9,344

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
PAICV 5,221 55.80% 7 PAICV 5,248 56.16% 10
MpD 4,135 44.20% - MpD 4,096 43.84% 7
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

8,519

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

4,618 (54.2%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   253

Total Valid Votes

4,365

Registered Voters

8,519

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

4,620 (54.2%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   243

Total Valid Votes

4,377

Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
MpD 2,811 64.40% 7 MpD 2,772 63.33% 11
PAICV 1,015 23.25% - PAICV 1,011 23.10% 4
[PCD-PRD] 539 12.35% - [PCD-PRD] 594 13.57% 2
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

8,709

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,160 (59.2%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   401

Total Valid Votes

4,759

Registered Voters

8,709

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,159 (59.2%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   383

Total Valid Votes

4,776

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
MpD 2,827 59.40% 7 MpD 2,869 60.07% 10
PAICV 1,932 40.60% - PAICV 1,907 39.93% 7
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

43,979

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

22,494 (51.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     626

Total Valid Votes

21,868

Registered Voters

43,979

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

22,485 (51.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     616

Total Valid Votes

21,869

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (9) Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (21)
MpD 7,875 36.01% 4 MpD 7,818 35.75% 8
PAICV 6,614 30.25% 3 PAICV 6,838 31.27% 7
UCID 3,737 17.09% 1 UCID 3,684 16.85% 3
PTS 2,472 11.30% 1 PTS 2,367 10.82% 2
MMSV 1,170 5.35% - MMSV 1,162 5.31% 1
 
Municipal Council Municipal Assembly

Registered Voters

9,724

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,050 (51.9%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   291

Total Valid Votes

4,759

Registered Voters

9,724

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

5,050 (51.9%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

   274

Total Valid Votes

4,776

Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (7) Party/[Coalition] Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (17)
MpD 3,338 70.14% 7 MpD 3,287 68.82% 12
PAICV 1,050 22.06% - PAICV 1,016 21.27% 4
[PCD-PRD] 371 7.80% - [PCD-PRD] 473 9.90% 1