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Cape Verde Detailed Election Results
 
 

Political Parties: MpD - Movement for Democracy (center-right/centrist), PAICV - African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (far-left, socialist), PAIGC - African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, PCD - Democratic Convergence Party (centrist), PRD - Democratic Renewal Party, PSD - Social Democratic Party, PTS - Party of Labor and Solidarity, UCID - Independent and Democratic Cape Verdean Union.

Coalitions: Democratic Alliance for Change (ADM) [Contested 2001 election] Member parties include the Democratic Convergence Party (PCD), Labor and Solidarity Party (PTS), and the Independent and Democratic Cape Verdean Union (UCID).

17 DECEMBER 1995 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter Turnout
MpD PAICV PCD UCID PSD
Boa Vista 678 (39.70%) 902 (52.81%) 101 (5.91%) 27 (1.58%) - 1,708



Brava 1,652 (58.98%) 997 (35.59%) 152 (5.43%) - - 2,801
Maio 1,167 (53.80%) 801 (36.93%) 201 (9.27%) - - 2,169
Mosteiros 1,492 (44.56%) 1,763 (52.66%) 93 (2.78%) - - 3,348
Paúl 2,276 (68.25%) 915 (27.44%) 83 (2.49%) 61 (1.83%) - 3,335
Porto Novo 4,462 (69.64%) 1,584 (24.72%) 361 (5.63%) - - 6,407
Praia 19,484 (58.44%) 10,870 (32.60%) 2,670 (8.01%) 211 (0.63%) 107 (0.32%) 33,342
Ribeira Grande 6,490 (74.05%) 1,408 (16.07%) 590 (6.73%) 276 (3.15%) - 8,764
Sal 2,252 (53.43%) 1,741 (41.30%) 222 (5.27%) - - 4,215
Santa Catarina 9,803 (70.33%) 2,509 (18.00%) 1,016 (7.29%) 197 (1.41%) 414 (2.97%) 13,939
Santa Cruz 7,142 (72.15%) 1,664 (16.81%) 685 (6.92%) 118 (1.19%) 290 (2.93%) 9,899
São Domingos 3,666 (75.43%) 859 (17.67%) 222 (4.57%) 93 (1.91%) 20 (0.41%) 4,860
São Filipe 3,096 (31.60%) 5,685 (58.03%) 917 (9.36%) 59 (0.60%) 39 (0.40%) 9,796
São Nicolau 4,160 (71.98%) 1,466 (25.37%) 153 (2.65%) - - 5,779
São Vicente 15,876 (64.93%) 6,511 (26.63%) 1,245 (5.09%) 703 (2.88%) 115 (0.47%) 24,450
Tarrafal 6,264 (71.05%) 1,771 (20.09%) 584 (6.62%) 152 (1.72%) 45 (0.51%) 8,816
Abroad-Africa 1,208 (42.67%) 1,280 (45.21%) 343 (12.12%) - - 2,831
Abroad-Americas 1,094 (33.64%) 1,651 (50.77%) 280 (8.61%) 227 (6.98%) - 3,252
Abroad-Europe/World 987 (40.94%) 886 (36.75%) 293 (12.15%) 245 (10.16%) - 2,411
National Total 93,249 (61.30%) 45,263 (29.75%) 10,211 (6.71%) 2,369 (1.56%) 1,030 (0.68%) 152,122 6,779 158,901 207,648 76.5%
SEATS WON BY ELECTORAL CIRCLE ("CONSTITUENCY")
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party
MpD PAICV PCD UCID PSD
Boa Vista 1 1 - - -
Brava 1 1 - - -
Maio 1 1 - - -
Mosteiros 1 1 - - -
Paúl 2 - - - -
Porto Novo 2 1 - - -
Praia 8 4 1 - -
Ribeira Grande 4 - - - -
Sal 1 1 - - -
Santa Catarina 6 1 - - -
Santa Cruz 4 - - - -
São Domingos 2 - - - -
São Filipe 1 3 - - -
São Nicolau 2 - - - -
São Vicente 8 3 - - -
Tarrafal 3 1 - - -
Abroad-Africa 1 1 - - -
Abroad-Americas 1 1 - - -
Abroad-Europe/World 1 1 - - -
Number of Seats (72) 50 21 1 - -
 
 
11 FEBRUARY 2001 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION (FIRST ROUND)
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Candidate (Party) Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank
Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter Turnout
Pedro Pires (PAICV) Carlos Veiga (MpD) Jorge Carlos Fonseca (Ind.) David Hopper Almada (Ind.)
Boa Vista 695 (45.37%) 724 (47.26%) 41 (2.68%) 72 (4.70%) 1,532 22 1,554 2,325 66.8%
Brava 1,099 (42.86%) 1,270 (49.53%) 142 (5.54%) 53 (2.07%) 2,564 24 2,588 4,470 57.9%
Maio 812 (37.18%) 1,194 (54.67%) 81 (3.71%) 97 (4.44%) 2,184 23 2,207 3,422 64.5%
Mosteiros 2,367 (65.22%) 1,227 (33.81%) 22 (0.61%) 13 (0.36%) 3,629 33 3,662 5,241 69.9%
Paúl 1,368 (40.04%) 1,978 (57.89%) 53 (1.55%) 18 (0.53%) 3,417 43 3,460 4,777 72.4%
Porto Novo 2,521 (42.45%) 3,209 (54.03%) 112 (1.89%) 97 (1.63%) 5,939 111 6,050 9,525 63.5%
Praia 15,526 (51.92%) 12,152 (40.63%) 1,306 (4.37%) 922 (3.08%) 29,906 219 30,125 54,040 55.7%
Ribeira Grande 2,856 (36.34%) 4,237 (53.91%) 642 (8.17%) 125 (1.59%) 7,860 154 8,014 12,541 63.9%
Sal 1,767 (48.46%) 1,523 (41.77%) 58 (1.59%) 298 (8.17%) 3,646 27 3,673 6,841 53.7%
Santa Catarina 4,241 (39.74%) 5,433 (50.91%) 352 (3.30%) 645 (6.04%) 10,671 207 10,878 25,050 43.4%
Santa Cruz 4,914 (51.76%) 4,067 (42.84%) 199 (2.10%) 314 (3.31%) 9,494 99 9,593 16,567 57.9%
São Domingos 1,278 (31.06%) 2,461 (59.81%) 133 (3.23%) 243 (5.91%) 4,115 67 4,182 6,775 61.7%
São Filipe 5,584 (67.67%) 2,392 (28.99%) 218 (2.64%) 58 (0.70%) 8,252 72 8,324 14,501 57.4%
São Miguel 1,111 (28.70%) 2,444 (63.14%) 124 (3.20%) 192 (4.96%) 3,871 87 3,958 8,246 48.0%
São Nicolau 1,345 (29.18%) 2,849 (61.80%) 37 (0.80%) 379 (8.22%) 4,610 90 4,700 8,653 54.3%
São Vicente 8,662 (44.45%) 8,937 (45.86%) 1,158 (5.94%) 729 (3.74%) 19,486 411 19,897 40,248 49.4%
Tarrafal 1,278 (30.04%) 2,699 (63.43%) 84 (1.97%) 194 (4.56%) 4,255 97 4,352 8,992 48.4%
Cape Verdeans Abroad 4,222 (59.76%) 1,923 (27.22%) 380 (5.38%) 540 (7.64%) 7,065 213 7,278 28,007 26.0%
National Total 61,646 (46.52%) 60,719 (45.83%) 5,142 (3.88%) 4,989 (3.77%) 132,496 1,999 134,495 260,221 51.7%
25 FEBRUARY 2001 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION (SECOND ROUND)
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Candidate (Party) Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank
Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter Turnout
Pedro Pires (PAICV) Carlos Veiga (MpD)
Boa Vista 811
(48.22%)
871
(51.78%)
1,682 17 1,699 2,325 73.1%
Brava 1,343
(49.41%)
1,375
(50.59%)
2,718 21 2,739 4,470 61.3%
Maio 953
(39.07%)
1,486
(60.93%)
2,439 20 2,459 3,422 71.9%
Mosteiros 2,527
(64.53%)
1,389
(35.47%)
3,916 25 3,941 5,241 75.2%
Paúl 1,549
(42.10%)
2,130
(57.90%)
3,679 27 3,706 4,777 77.6%
Porto Novo 2,973
(45.06%)
3,625
(54.94%)
6,598 57 6,655 9,525 69.9%
Praia 17,669
(53.21%)
15,540
(46.79%)
33,209 275 33,484 54,015 62.0%
Ribeira Grande 3,646
(41.38%)
5,164
(58.62%)
8,810 146 8,956 12,540 71.4%
Sal 2,473
(56.01%)
1,942
(43.99%)
4,415 59 4,474 6,842 65.4%
Santa Catarina 5,900
(46.90%)
6,679
(53.10%)
12,579 190 12,769 25,050 51.0%
Santa Cruz 5,543
(52.69%)
4,978
(47.31%)
10,521 86 10,607 16,576 64.0%
São Domingos 1,497
(32.10%)
3,167
(67.90%)
4,664 42 4,706 6,775 69.5%
São Filipe 6,263
(67.61%)
3,000
(32.39%)
9,263 73 9,336 14,504 64.4%
São Miguel 1,467
(33.86%)
2,866
(66.14%)
4,333 60 4,393 8,246 53.3%
São Nicolau 1,878
(37.04%)
3,192
(62.96%)
5,070 81 5,151 8,652 59.5%
São Vicente 12,204
(51.47%)
11,508
(48.53%)
23,712 328 24,040 40,204 59.8%
Tarrafal 1,676
(33.14%)
3,381
(66.86%)
5,057 77 5,134 9,041 56.8%
Cape Verdeans Abroad 5,455
(60.77%)
3,522
(39.23%)
8,977 180 9,157 28,004 32.7%
National Total 75,827 (50.00%) 75,815 (50.00%) 151,642 1,764 153,406 260,209 59.0%
 
 
14 JANUARY 2001 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party/[Coalition] Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter Turnout
PAICV MpD [ADM] PRD PSD
Boa Vista 733 (44.32%) 857 (51.81%) 15 (0.91%) 45 (2.72%) 4 (0.24%) 1,654 56 1,710 2,344 73.0%
Brava 1,347 (49.49%) 1,310 (48.13%) 32 (1.18%) 33 (1.21%) - 2,722 62 2,784 4,474 62.2%
Maio 895 (37.31%) 1,329 (55.40%) 72 (3.00%) 103 (4.29%) - 2,399 64 2,463 3,422 72.0%
Mosteiros 2,086 (62.14%) 1,221 (36.37%) 11 (0.33%) 39 (1.16%) - 3,357 78 3,435 5,249 65.4%
Paúl 1,420 (41.78%) 1,897 (55.81%) 30 (0.88%) 52 (1.53%) - 3,399 125 3,524 4,812 73.2%
Porto Novo 2,694 (46.21%) 2,853 (48.94%) 136 (2.33%) 100 (1.72%) 47 (0.81%) 5,830 350 6,180 9,533 64.8%
Praia 16,475 (53.55%) 10,118 (32.88%) 2,744 (8.92%) 1,292 (4.20%) 139 (0.45%) 30,768 792 31,560 54,088 58.4%
Ribeira Grande 3,188 (39.29%) 4,240 (52.25%) 270 (3.33%) 364 (4.49%) 53 (0.65%) 8,115 372 8,487 12,547 67.6%
Sal 2,340 (57.56%) 1,605 (39.48%) 66 (1.62%) 37 (0.91%) 17 (0.42%) 4,065 97 4,162 6,854 60.7%
Santa Catarina 5,414 (49.34%) 4,454 (40.59%) 507 (4.62%) 551 (5.02%) 47 (0.43%) 10,973 696 11,669 25,050 46.6%
Santa Cruz 5,379 (53.16%) 4,306 (42.56%) 172 (1.70%) 235 (2.32%) 26 (0.26%) 10,118 317 10,435 167,92 62.1%
São Domingos 1,325 (32.55%) 2,132 (52.37%) 164 (4.03%) 432 (10.61%) 18 (0.44%) 4,071 162 4,233 6,783 62.4%
São Filipe 4,488 (61.95%) 2,429 (33.53%) 279 (3.85%) 49 (0.68%) - 7,245 191 7,436 14,050 52.9%
São Miguel 1,202 (30.37%) 2,347 (59.30%) 201 (5.08%) 191 (4.83%) 17 (0.43%) 3,958 238 4196 8,145 51.5%
São Nicolau 1,613 (36.00%) 2,622 (58.53%) 79 (1.76%) 166 (3.71%) - 4,480 253 4733 8,684 54.5%
São Vicente 11,480 (50.47%) 7,880 (34.64%) 2,920 (12.84%) 355 (1.56%) 110 (0.48%) 22,745 496 23,241 40,243 57.8%
Tarrafal 1,416 (36.00%) 2,063 (52.45%) 204 (5.19%) 220 (5.59%) 30 (0.76%) 3,933 97 4,030 9,052 44.5%
Abroad-Africa 1,247 (53.57%) 709 (30.46%) 89 (3.82%) 244 (10.48%) 39 (1.68%) 2,328 158 2,486 5,702 43.6%
Abroad-Americas 1,897 (69.13%) 654 (23.83%) 151 (5.50%) 22 (0.80%) 20 (0.73%) 2,744 68 2,812 8,120 34.6%
Abroad-Europe/World 1,221 (55.98%) 560 (25.68%) 247 (11.33%) 100 (4.59%) 53 (2.43%) 2,181 79 2,260 14,182 15.9%
National Total 67,860 (49.50%) 55,586 (40.55%) 8,389 (6.12%) 4,630 (3.38%) 620 (0.45%) 137,085 4,751 141,836 260,126 54.5%
Number of Seats (72) 40 30 2 - -
 
 
22 JANUARY 2006 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter Turnout
PAICV MpD UCID PRD PSD
Boa Vista 1,212 (53.70%) 1,045 (46.30%) - - - 2,257 42 2,299 3,340 68.8%
Brava 1,563 (55.78%) 1,239 (44.22%) - - - 2,802 49 2,851 5,012 56.9%
Maio 1,233 (40.96%) 1,777 (59.04%) - - - 3,010 60 3,070 4,194 73.2%
Mosteiros 2,720 (66.72%) 1,357 (33.28%) - - - 4,077 60 4,137 5,969 69.3%
Paúl 1,886 (50.97%) 1,814 (49.03%) - - - 3,700 120 3,820 5,290 72.2%
Porto Novo 3,817 (53.35%) 3,241 (45.30%) - 97 (1.36%) - 7,155 258 7,413 10,751 69.0%
Praia 20,447 (53.46%) 17,324 (45.30%) - 295 (0.77%) 181 (0.47%) 38,247 782 39,029 64,543 60.5%
Ribeira Grande 3,653 (43.35%) 4,773 (56.65%) - - - 8,426 332 8,758 13,356 65.6%
Sal 3,387 (54.66%) 2,745 (44.30%) - 64 (1.03%) - 6,196 105 6,301 10,577 59.6%
Santa Catarina 7,608 (55.32%) 5,851 (42.55%) - 176 (1.28%) 117 (0.85%) 13,752 528 14280 28176 50.7%
Santa Cruz 7,099 (59.77%) 4,544 (38.26%) - 151 (1.27%) 84 (0.71%) 11,878 296 12,174 19,174 63.5%
São Domingos 1,920 (36.80%) 3,226 (61.84%) - 36 (0.69%) 35 (0.67%) 5,217 187 5,404 7,846 68.9%
São Filipe 6,395 (60.14%) 4,238 (39.86%) - - - 10,633 178 10811 17135 63.1%
São Miguel 1,985 (40.53%) 2,771 (56.59%) - 108 (2.21%) 33 (0.67%) 4,897 161 5,058 9,268 54.6%
São Nicolau 2,456 (46.92%) 2,778 (53.08%) - - - 5,234 235 5,469 9,064 60.3%
São Vicente 12,554 (46.81%) 9,652 (35.99%) 4,495 (16.76%) 120 (0.45%) - 26,821 638 27459 46945 58.5%
Tarrafal 1,964 (40.74%) 2,784 (57.75%) - 50 (1.04%) 23 (0.48%) 4,821 269 5,090 10,587 48.1%
Abroad-Africa 2,370 (72.88%) 785 (24.14%) - - 97 (2.98%) 3,252 188 3,440 8,443 40.7%
Abroad-Americas 2,143 (71.20%) 837 (27.81%) - - 30 (1.00%) 3,010 83 3,093 11,388 27.2%
Abroad-Europe/World 2,553 (53.38%) 2,128 (44.49%) - - 102 (2.13%) 4,783 119 4,902 31,677 15.5%
National Total 88,965 (52.28%) 74,909 (44.02%) 4,495 (2.64%) 1,097 (0.64%) 702 (0.41%) 170,168 4,690 174,858 322,735 54.2%
SEATS WON BY ELECTORAL CIRCLE ("CONSTITUENCY")
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party
PAICV MpD UCID PRD PSD
Boa Vista 1 1 - - -
Brava 1 1 - - -
Maio 1 1 - - -
Mosteiros 2 - - - -
Paúl 1 1 - - -
Porto Novo 2 1 - - -
Praia 8 7 - - -
Ribeira Grande 1 2 - - -
Sal 1 1 - - -
Santa Catarina 3 3 - - -
Santa Cruz 3 1 - - -
São Domingos 1 1 - - -
São Filipe 3 1 - - -
São Miguel 1 1 - - -
São Nicolau 1 1 - - -
São Vicente 5 4 2 - -
Tarrafal 1 1 - - -
Abroad-Africa 2 - - - -
Abroad-Americas 2 - - - -
Abroad-Europe/World 1 1 - - -
Number of Seats (72) 41 29 2 - -
 
 
12 FEBRUARY 2006 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Candidate (Party) Total Valid Votes Invalid/
Blank Votes
Total Votes Registered Voters Voter
Turnout
Pedro Pires (PAICV) Carlos Veiga (MpD)
Boa Vista 1,098 (49.19%) 1,134 (50.81%) 2,232 28 2,260 3,357 67.3%
Brava 1,432 (52.09%) 1,317 (47.91%) 2,749 12 2,761 5,012 55.1%
Maio 1,171 (39.84%) 1,768 (60.16%) 2,939 14 2,953 4,194 70.4%
Mosteiros 2,840 (69.00%) 1,276 (31.00%) 4,116 23 4,139 5,983 69.2%
Paúl 1,854 (49.63%) 1,882 (50.37%) 3,736 57 3,793 5,290 71.7%
Porto Novo 3,680 (50.56%) 3,599 (49.44%) 7,279 97 7,376 10,751 68.6%
Praia 19,345 (50.61%) 18,876 (49.39%) 38,221 242 38,463 64,543 59.6%
Ribeira Grande 3,608 (41.73%) 5,039 (58.27%) 8,647 132 8,779 13,356 65.7%
Sal 3,088 (50.02%) 3,085 (49.98%) 6,173 58 6,231 10,577 58.9%
Santa Catarina 7,155 (51.40%) 6,764 (48.60%) 13,919 144 14,063 28,176 49.9%
Santa Cruz 7,146 (60.69%) 4,628 (39.31%) 11,774 126 11,900 19,174 62.1%
São Domingos 1,887 (35.30%) 3,458 (64.70%) 5,345 74 5,419 7,908 68.5%
São Filipe 6,709 (62.91%) 3,955 (37.09%) 10,664 121 10,785 17,135 62.9%
São Miguel 1,783 (35.83%) 3,193 (64.17%) 4,976 34 5,010 9,268 54.1%
São Nicolau 2,089 (38.90%) 3,281 (61.10%) 5,370 141 5,511 9,063 60.8%
São Vicente 12,826 (50.88%) 12,384 (49.12%) 25,210 397 25,607 47,646 53.7%
Tarrafal 1,630 (30.43%) 3,726 (69.57%) 5,356 69 5,425 10,587 51.2%
Abroad-Africa 2,608 (73.67%) 932
(26.33%)
3,540 79 3,619 8,429 42.9%
Abroad-Americas 2,035 (74.65%) 691
(25.35%)
2,726 71 2,797 11,419 24.5%
Abroad-Europe/World 2,599 (53.57%) 2,253 (46.43%) 4,852 76 4,928 31,686 15.6%
National Total 86,583 (50.98%) 83,241 (49.02%) 169,824 1,995 171,819 323,554 53.1%
 
 
6 FEBRUARY 2011 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTION
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party

Total Valid Votes

Invalid/
Blank
Votes

Total Votes

Registered Voters

Voter Turnout

PAICV MpD UCID PTS PSD
Boa Vista 1,658 (52.90%) 1,434 (45.76%) - 42 (1.34%) - 3,134 48 3,182 4,428 71.9%
Brava 1,467 (51.87%) 1305 (46.15%) 56 (1.98%) - - 2,828 51 2,879 3,741 77.0%
Fogo 10,104 (63.40%) 5,706 (35.80%) 128 (0.80%) - - 15,938 103 16041 20,311 79.0%
Maio 1,400 (40.73%) 2,037 (59.27%) - - - 3,437 26 3,463 4,128 83.9%
Sal 4,343 (43.43%) 4,424 (47.07%) 632 (6.72%) - - 9,399 97 9,496 14,229 66.7%
Santiago Norte 25,196 (54.73%) 19,793 (43.00%) 565 (1.23%) 288 (0.63%) 193 (0.42%) 46,035 633 46,668 58,158 80.2%
Santiago Sul 33,754 (54.43%) 27,116 (43.73%) 976 (1.57%) - 163 (0.26%) 62,009 648 62,657 78,751 79.6%
Santo Antão 10,788 (50.33%) 9,814 (45.78%) 667 (3.11%) 166 (0.77%) - 21,435 417 21,852 26,559 82.3%
São Nicolau 2,809 (45.42%) 3,172 (51.29%) 163 (2.64%) 40 (0.65%) - 6,184 142 6,326 8,113 78.0%
São Vicente 14,835 (44.62%) 11,541 (34.71%) 6,297 (18.94%) 504 (1.52%) 73 (0.22%) 33,250 478 33,728 45,802 73.6%
Abroad-Africa 1,905 (65.44%) 1,006 (34.56%) - - - 2,911 72 2,983 4,196 71.1%
Abroad-Americas 3,965 (65.14%) 2,054 (33.74%) 68 (1.12%) - - 6,087 88 6,175 7,994 77.2%
Abroad-Europe/World 5,743 (50.80%) 5,272 (46.63%) 290 (2.57%) - - 11,305 187 11,492 22,157 51.9%
National Total 117,967 (52.68%) 94,674 (42.27%) 9,842 (4.39%) 1,040 (0.46%) 429 (0.19%) 223,952 2,990 226,942 298,567 76.0%
SEATS WON BY ELECTORAL CIRCLE ("CONSTITUENCY")
Electoral Circle ("Constituency") Party
PAICV MpD UCID PTS PSD
Boa Vista 1 1 - - -
Brava 1 1 - - -
Fogo 3 2 - - -
Maio 1 1 - - -
Sal 1 2 - - -
Santiago Norte 8 6 - - -
Santiago Sul 11 8 - - -
Santo Antão 3 3 - - -
São Nicolau 1 1 - - -
São Vicente 5 4 2 - -
Abroad-Africa 1 1 - - -
Abroad-Americas 1 1 - - -
Abroad-Europe/World 1 1 - - -
Number of Seats (72) 38 32 2 - -