The Presidential election went to two rounds which took place on 5 and 19 March.
In the second round Yayi Boni received 74.60% of the vote and Adrien Houngbédji (PRD) came second with 25.40%. Yayi Boni was elected President.
First round results:
|Adrien Houngbédji (PRD)||24.22%|
|Bruno Amoussou (PSD)||16.29%|
|Léhadi Soglo (RB)||8.44%|
|Antoine Kolawolé Idji (MADEP)||3.25%|
|Lazare Sèhouéto (MAP)||2.04%|
|Sévérin Adjovi (RDL-Vivoten)||1.78%|
|Antoine Dayori (FE)||1.25%|
There were an additional 18 candidates in the first round all of whom received less than 1% of the vote.
Registered voters: 3,919,550
Total Votes: 2,725,634
Turnout: 69.%% (First round: 81.7%)