Sierra Leone

Presidential 2007


Published

Elections took place in two rounds, on 11 August and 8 September 2007.

Ernest Bai Koroma (All Peoples Congress) 44.3%
Solomon E Berewa (Sierra Leone People’s Party) 38.3%
Charles F Margai (People’s Movement For Democratic Change) 13.9%
Andrew Turay (The Convention People’s Party) 1.6%
Alhaji Amadu Jalloh (National Democratic Alliance) 1.0%
Kandeh Baba Conteh (Peace and Liberation Party) 0.6%
Abdul Kady Karim (United National Peoples Party) 0.4%

Votes: 1,984,106
Turnout: 75.8%

In the second round, which took place on 8 September 2007, Solomon Berewa received 45.4% of the vote. Ernest Bai Koroma received 54.6% and was therefore elected President.

Source: www.nec-sierraleone.org

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