Madagascar: 2006 Presidential election results

Updated June 2010

The election was held on 3 December 2006 (EISA 2007, 20). Since Marc Ravalomanana won an absolute majority in the first round no second round was necessary.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 7 317 790
Total votes cast 4 531 946
Valid votes 4 444 750
Invalid votes 87 196
% Turnout 61.93
% invalid 1.92

Table source

EISA 2007, 4.

Results

Candidate Party No votes % votes
Marc Ravalomanana I Love Madagascar (TIM) 2 435 199 54.79
Jean Lahiniriko 517 994 11.65
Iarovana Roland Ratsiraka 450 717 10.14
Herizo Jossicher Razafimahaleo Economic Liberalism and Democratic Action for National Recovery (Leader-Fanilo) 401 473 9.03
Norbert Lala Ratsirahonana Judged by One's Works (AVI) 187 552 4.22
Ny Hasina Andriamanjato 185 624 4.18
Elia Ravelomanantsoa Our Madagascar 113 897 2.56
Pety Rakotoniaina Tambatra (Union) 74 566 1.68
Jules Randrianjoary 33 463 0.75
Daniel Rajakoba Fihavanantsika 28 363 0.64
Rakotonirina Manadafy Movement for the Progress of Madagascar (MFM) 14 712 0.33
Philippe Madiomanana Tsiranana 1 128 0.03
Ferdinand Razakarimanana 41 0.00
Roindefo Zafitsimivalo Monja 21 0.00
Total 4 444 750 100.00

Table source

EISA 2007, 4; Nunley 2007.

Reference

EISA 2007 Election Observer Mission Report Presidential Elections 2006 | Mission d'observation Electorale Rapport Elections Presidentielles 2006 [PDF document]

NUNLEY, AC 2007 "Elections in Madagascar" IN African Elections Database, [www] http://africanelections.tripod.com/mg.html [opens new window] (accessed 14 June 2010).