The first round of the 2004 Presidential election was held on 16th November with voter turnout at 43.8%.
Six candidates stood and the results of the first round were:
|Hamid Algabid (RDP-Jama’a)||4.89%|
|Amadou Cheiffou (RSD-Gaskiya)||6.35%|
|Moumouni Adamou Djermakoye (ANDP-Zaman Lahiya)||6.07%|
|Mahamadou Issoufou (PNDS-Tarayya)||24.60%|
|Mahamane Ousmane (CDS-Rahama)||17.43%|
|Tandja Mamadou (MNSD-Nassara)||40.67%|
The top two contestants went forward to a second round on 4th December. Tandja Mamadou received 65.53% of the vote and Mahamadou Issoufou received 34.47%.
Tandja Mamadou was elected President for a second and final term.