The ruling Sopi Coalition which groups parties of the presidential majority, swept Sunday’s (3 June) legislative elections with 131 out of 150 seats, according to provisional results published by the National Vote Census Commission.
Most of the opposition gathered within the Siggil Senegal Front boycotted the poll.
Takku defaar Senegal party, And defaar Senegal and War wi have three seats each while the People’s Rally (RP) got 2 seats. Then comes the following parties with one seat each : Convergence pour le renouveau citoyen (CRC), the Rally of ecologists (RES), the Reform movement for social development (MRDS), the National union patriotic- Tekki, the Social democratic Party-Jant Bi and the Authentic Socialist Party (PSA).
One million and one hundred people voted for the Sopi Coalition, out of 1,712,650 voters, representing a 34.85 percent voter turnout.
The Constitutional Council will announce the final results after re-examining the provisional results. The Sopi Coalition boasts that its performance could “have been substantially improved if it had a better organisational strategy and without the intra-fighting which resulted to significant loss of votes.”