2010 Sudanese general election

General elections were held in Sudan between 11 and 15 April 2010, extended from the original end date of 13 April.[1][2][3] The elections were held to elect the President and National Assembly of Sudan, as well as the President and Legislative Assembly of Southern Sudan. The election brought to the end the transitional period which began when the decades-long Second Sudanese Civil War ended in 2005.

2010 Sudanese general election

 2000 11–15 April 2010 2015 
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Omar al-Bashir Yasir Arman Hassan al-Turabi
Party National Congress SPLM Popular Congress
Seats won 323 99 4
Seat change 32 New New

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Hatim al-Sir Sadiq al-Mahdi Others
Party Democratic Unionist Party Umma Others
Seats won 4 3 13
Seat change New New New

President before election

Omar al-Bashir
National Congress

Elected President

Omar al-Bashir
National Congress

Early results on 20 April showed that President Omar al-Bashir's party National Congress was well ahead.[4] On 26 April, full results were announced and al-Bashir was confirmed as the winner by having received 68.24% of the vote.[5]


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