Madagascar: 1989 Presidential election results

Updated May 2008

The election was held on 12 March 1989. Since Didier Ratsiraka obtained an absolute majority no second round was neccessary.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 5 823 778
Total votes cast 4 719 618
% Turnout 81.04
Valid votes 4 610 624
Invalid votes 108 994
% invalid 2.31

Table source

Thibaut 1999, 544.

Results

Candidate Party No votes % votes
Didier Ratsiraka AREMA 2 891 333 62.71
Manandafy Rakotonirina MFM 891 161 19.33
Jérôme Marojama Razanabahiny VONJY/VITM 688 345 14.93
Monja Jaona MONIMA 139 735 3.03
Total 4 610 574 100.00

Table source

Thibaut 1999, 544.

References

THIBAUT, B 1999 "Madagascar" IN Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M &; Thibaut, B (eds) Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook, Oxford Publishers.