In the second round of elections which took place on 12 March, Mahamadou Issoufou (Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism) received 57.95% of the vote and Seyni Oumarou (National Movement for the Development of Society) received 42.05%.
Issoufou has therefore been elected President, subject to verification by the Supreme Court.
In the first round, which took place on 31 January, results were as follows:
|Mahamadou Issoufou (PNDS-Tarayya)||36.06%|
|Seyni Oumarou (MNSD-Nassara)||23.24%|
|Hama Amadou (MDN)||19.82%|
|Mahamane Ousmane (CDS-Rahama)||8.42%|
|Amadou Cheiffou (Social Democratic Rally)||4.07%|
|Moussa Moumouni Djermakoye (ANDP–Zaman Lahiya)||3.95%|
There were a further 4 candidates, each receiving less than 2% of the vote. Turnout was 48.17%, down from the 52.83% of the first round.