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25 April 2002 Local Elections in The Gambia
 

Political Parties: APRC - Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, NRP - National Reconciliation Party

Note: The election was boycotted by the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP).

Election Results
 
 

BANJUL CITY COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

Registered Voters

14,961

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

  7,618 (50.9%)

Invalid Votes

         1

Total Valid Votes

  7,617

Contested Seats

01

Unopposed Seats

07

Registered Voters*

881

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)*

479 (54.4%)

Invalid Votes*

    0

Total Valid Votes*

479

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (08)

Pa Sallah Jeng (Ind.)

4,028

52.9%

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

08

Emmanuel Williams (APRC)

3,589

47.1%

*Registered, total, invalid, and valid vote figures are based on results from the one contested constituency.
 

BASSE AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

Registered Voters

76,925

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

33,155

Contested Seats

01

Unopposed Seats

13

Registered Voters*

7,667

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)*

2,352 (30.7%)

Invalid Votes*

       2

Total Valid Votes*

2,350

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (14)

Kanimang Sanneh (APRC)

21,282

64.2%

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

14

Omar Ceesay (Ind.)

11,873

35.8%

*Registered, total, invalid, and valid vote figures are based on results from the one contested constituency.
 

BRIKAMA AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

No Contest

Contested Seats

02

Unopposed Seats

22

Registered Voters*

11,064

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)*

  7,444 (67.3%)

Invalid Votes*

         0

Total Valid Votes*

  7,444

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (24)

Ahmed Gibril Jassy (APRC)

Unopposed

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

22

 

Independents

02

*Registered, total, invalid, and valid vote figures are based on results from the two contested constituencies.
 
 

JANJANBUREH AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

Registered Voters

47,216

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

17,563 (37.2%)

Invalid Votes

         2

Total Valid Votes

17,561

Contested Seats

05

Unopposed Seats

07

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (12)

M.F.S. Malang Saibo Camara (APRC)

12,292

70.0%

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

09

Kebba Yorro Manneh (NRP)

5,269

30.0%

National Reconciliation Party (NRP)

01

  

Independents

02

 

KANIFING MUNICIPAL COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

No Contest

Contested Seats

09

Unopposed Seats

08

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (17)

Abdoulie Conteh (APRC)

Unopposed

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

11

  

Independents

06

 

KEREWAN AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

No Contest

Contested Seats

02

Unopposed Seats

14

Registered Voters*

7,565

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)*

4,051

Invalid Votes*

       1

Total Valid Votes*

4,050

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (16)

Samba Gajigo (APRC)

Unopposed

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

16

 

*Registered, total, invalid, and valid vote figures are based on results from the two contested constituencies.

 
 

KUNTAUR AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

Registered Voters

35,310

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

18,163 (51.4%)

Invalid Votes

         1

Total Valid Votes

18,162

Contested Seats

08

Unopposed Seats

02

Registered Voters*

29,717

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)*

15,929 (53.6%)

Invalid Votes*

         0

Total Valid Votes*

15,929

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (10)

Fafa Touray (APRC)

9,118

50.2%

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

07

Dullo Bah (NRP)

9,044

49.8%

National Reconciliation Party (NRP)

03

 

*Registered, total, invalid, and valid vote figures are based on results from the eight contested constituencies.

 

MANSAKONKO AREA COUNCIL

Mayor

Council

No Contest

Contested Seats

-

Unopposed Seats

12

Registered Voters

Not Available

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

Not Available (N/A)

Invalid Votes

Not Available

Total Valid Votes

Not Available

Candidate (Party)

# of Votes

% of Votes

Party

# of Seats (12)

Wally S.M. Sanneh (APRC)

Unopposed

Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)

12