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1989 Guinea-Bissau parliamentary election

Indirect parliamentary elections were held in Guinea-Bissau on 15 June 1989. At the time, the country was a one-party state with the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde as the sole legal party. Voter turnout was 53.2%,[1] and around 60% of the Assembly members were elected for the first time.[2] The Assembly re-elected João Bernardo Vieira to the post of President on 19 June.[3]

Electoral system

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The indirect election saw voters elect the 473 members of eight regional councils on 1 June, who in turn elected the 150 members of the National People's Assembly on 15 June.[4] At least 50% of registered voters had to cast ballot in an electoral district for the election to be valid.[4] Anyone aged at least 18 and with Guinea-Bissau citizenship was entitled to vote, unless they had been disqualified, whilst candidates had to be at least 21 years old.[4]

Results

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PartyVotes%Seats
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde214,20195.80150
Against9,3904.20
Total223,591100.00150
Registered voters/turnout420,285
Source: Nohlen et al.

References

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  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Michael Krennerich & Bernhard Thibaut (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p467 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. ^ Guinea-Bissau: Parliamentary Chamber: Assembleia nacional popular: Elections held in 1989 Inter-Parliamentary Union
  3. ^ Elections in Guinea-Bissau African Elections Database
  4. ^ a b c Guinea Bissau IPU
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1989 Guinea-Bissau parliamentary election
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