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10 & 31 March 2006 Regional and Communal Elections in Djibouti
 
National Summary
Party/"Independent List" Number of Seats (204)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 162
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 26
"Citizen" [Boualos] 6
"Right and Justice" [Balbala] 3
Social Democratic People's Party (PSD) 2
Union of Reform Partisans (UPR) 2
"Together for the Future" [Ali-Sabieh] 2
"Arta and Damerjog" [Arta] 1
National Democratic Party (PND)

-

"Movement for Development and Social Cohesion" [Boualos] -
Election Results
[See Note below]
 
 
COMMUNES (City of Djibouti)

Balbala

Boualos

Ras-Dika

 
 
Regions
 
 
Ali-Sabieh Regional Assembly
First Round

Registered Voters

20,192

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  5,194 (25.7%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

       86

Total Valid Votes

  5,108

Second Round

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (approx. 41%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Party/"Independent List" First Round Second Round
Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (20)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 2,839 55.58% - - 18
"Together for the Future" 1,884 36.88% - - 2
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 385 7.54% - - -
 
Arta Regional Assembly

Registered Voters

9,966

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

4,041 (40.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     89

Total Valid Votes

3,952

Party/"Independent List" Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (9)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 2,501 63.28% 8
"Arta and Damerjog" 735 18.60% 1
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 716 18.12% -
 
Dikhil Regional Assembly

Registered Voters

32,932

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

18,657 (56.7%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     214

Total Valid Votes

18,443

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (33)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 10,695 57.99% 26
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 7,748 42.01% 7
 
Obock Regional Assembly

Registered Voters

15,978

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  9,151 (57.3%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

       90

Total Valid Votes

  9,061

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (16)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 5,468 60.35% 13
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 2,029 22.39% 2
Union of Reform Partisans (UPR) 910 10.04% 1
Social Democratic People's Party (PSD) 654 7.22% -
 
Tadjourah Regional Assembly

Registered Voters

22,547

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

10,984 (48.7%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     183

Total Valid Votes

10,801

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (22)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 6,863 63.54% 18
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 2,782 25.76% 3
Union of Reform Partisans (UPR) 1,156 10.70% 1
 
 
Communes (City of Djibouti)
 
 
Balbala Communal Assembly
First Round

Registered Voters

31,613

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

14,777 (46.7%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     438

Total Valid Votes

14,339

Second Round

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (approx. 40%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Party/"Independent List" First Round Second Round
Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (29)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 6,623 46.19% - 48.64% 22
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 2,270 15.83% - 15.37% 2
"Right and Justice" 2,136 14.90% - 20.55% 3
Social Democratic People's Party (PSD) 2,050 14.30% - 15.44% 2
National Democratic Party (PND) 1,260 8.79% - - -
 
Boualos Communal Assembly
First Round

Registered Voters

74,124

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

24,846 (33.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     638

Total Valid Votes

24,208

Second Round

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (approx. 29%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Party/"Independent List" First Round Second Round
Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (71)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 10,087 41.67% - 49.05% 54
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 4,669 19.29% - 18.41% 11
"Citizen" 3,941 16.28% - 32.54% 6
Social Democratic People's Party (PSD) 2,345 9.69% - - -
Union of Reform Partisans (UPR) 2,054 8.48% - - -
"Movement for Development and Social Cohesion" 1,112 4.59% - - -
 
Ras-Dika Communal Assembly

Registered Voters

4,557

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,850 (40.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     45

Total Valid Votes

1,805

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (4)
People's Rally for Progress (RPP) 1,148 63.60% 3
Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD) 657 36.40% 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Note: To avoid a second round, a political party or independent list must obtain an absolute majority of valid votes cast and have the support of at least 25% of registered voters. Political parties and independent lists receiving at least 10% of valid votes cast in the first round are eligible to participate in the second round.