2015 Sudanese general election

General elections were held in Sudan on 13–16 April 2015 to elect the President and the National Assembly. They were originally scheduled for 2 April, but were delayed by eleven days.[2] These were the first elections to be held following the secession of South Sudan.[3]

2015 Sudanese general election

 2010 13–16 April 2015 Next 

13,126,989 registered voters
50% of the total[1] votes needed to win
Turnout46.40%
 
Nominee Omar al-Bashir
Party National Congress
Popular vote 5,252,478
Percentage 94.05%

President before election

Omar al-Bashir
National Congress

Elected President

Omar al-Bashir
National Congress

Incumbent President Omar al-Bashir won the presidential election by a landslide,[4] amid a boycott from the majority of the opposition. The ruling National Congress of Sudan also won a majority in the 426 seat National Assembly.[5]


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