26 Sep 2018

Elections Calendar


Update: Election Timeline

Announcement of the Modified Elections’ Time-frame

 The National Elections Commission (NEC) has been deliberating and observing the circumstances relating to the national elections and has accordingly decided on the modifications of the previous time-frame based on the following:-

  • Elections process consists of several consecutive stages specifically stipulated in the National Elections Act, 2008.

  • Announcement of the population census and submission of its results to NEC was delayed for about one and half month.

  • As soon as NEC received the results of the population census from the presidency, it started the first stage of the electoral process which is the demarcation of the geographical constituencies.

  • The time lapse specified in the elections act are closely observed.

  • The rainy season (July - October) shall be utilized in training, education and raising awareness of the electorate and other stakeholders.

  • Registration stage shall start immediately after the rainy season which will facilitate the registration process.

  • The consecutive stages of nomination, electorate campaign, polling, sorting and announcement of results shall follow and the election process shall end by the middle of April 2010.

  • Modification of the time-frame allows the execution of voter registration after the rainy season.

  • Allows time for voter and civic education before the launching of the electoral campaign.

  • Follows the establishment of the high committees and election officers.

  • Secures wider donor technical and material support to the electoral process.

     

 Resolution No. (30)

 


 
 
Determination of Geographical Seats, Political Parties Seats and Women Seats for each State in the National Assembly
 

On the basis of the approved results of the fifth population census which were received on 6/5/2009 from the Presidency of the Republic by the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the National Elections Commission and in accordance with the provisions of the National Elections Act 2008, the National Elections Commission in its meeting No. (27) dated 8/6/2009 approved the distribution of the geographical constituencies, political parties’ seats and women seats for each state according to provisions of Articles 33 and 35 of the National Elections Act as follows:

 

 Determination of Geographical Seats for each State in the National Assembly:

 

State
Distribution of Geographical Constituencies using Highest Average
Northern State
5
River Nile State
8
Red Sea State
10
Kassala State
12
Gadaref State
9
Khartoum State
36
Gezira State
25
White Nile State
12
Sinnar State
9
Blue Nile State
6
Northern Kordofan State
20
Southern Kordofan State
10
Northern Darfur State
14
Western Darfur State
9
Southern Darfur State
28
TOTAL
270

 
Determination of Political Parties’ for each State in the National Assembly:
 

State
Distribution of Political Parties Seats using Highest Average
Northern State
1
River Nile State
2
Red Sea State
2
Kassala State
3
Gadaref State
2
Khartoum State
9
Gezira State
6
White Nile State
3
Sinnar State
2
Blue Nile State
2
Northern Kordofan State
5
Southern Kordofan State
3
Northern Darfur State
4
Western Darfur State
2
Southern Darfur State
7
Upper Nile State
2
Jonglei State
2
Unity State
1
Warrap state
2
Northern Bahr El Ghazal State
1
West Bahr El Ghazal State
1
Lakes State
1
Western Equatoria State
1
Central Equatoria State
2
Eastern Equatoria State
2
TOTAL
68

 
 Determination of Women Seats for each State in the National Assembly:
 

State
Distribution of Women Seats using
Highest Average
Northern State
2
River Nile State
3
Red Sea State
4
Kassala State
5
Gadaref State
4
Khartoum State
15
Gezira State
10
White Nile State
5
Sinnar State
4
Blue Nile State
2
Northern Kordofan State
8
Southern Kordofan State
4
Northern Darfur State
6
Western Darfur State
4
Southern Darfur State
12
Upper Nile State
3
Jonglei State
4
Unity State
2
Warrap state
3
Northern Bahr El Ghazal State
2
West Bahr El Ghazal State
1
Lakes State
2
Western Equatoria State
2
Central Equatoria State
3
Eastern Equatoria State
2
TOTAL
112

 
Abel Alier
Chairman, NEC

 

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