Mali: 2002 Presidential election results

Updated June 2020

The first round of the election took place on 28 April and the second round on 12 May 2002 (Nunley 2012).

Voting statistics

Item 1st Rnd 2nd Rnd
Registered Voters 5 746 202 5 746 202
Ballots cast 2 201 154 1 723 210
% Turnout 38.31 29.99
Valid Votes 1 564 776 1 424 746
Annulled votes 541 019 268 216
Spoiled ballots 95 359 30 248
% Spoiled 4.33 1.76

Table source

Carter Center 2002  40  41; Nunley 2012.

Election results - top 9 candidates

Candidate Party 1st Rnd 2nd Rnd
Votes % votes Votes % votes
Amadou Toumani Touré Independent 449 176 28.71 926 243 65.01
Souma´la Cissé Alliance for Democracy in Mali (ADEMA) 333 525 21.31 498 503 34.99
Ibrahim Boubacar Ke´ta Rally for Mali (RPM) 329 143 21.03 - -
Tiébilé Dramé Party for National Renewal (PARENA) 62 493 3.99 - -
Moutanga Tall National Congress for Democratic Initiative (CNID) 58 695 3.75 - -
Moussa Balla Coulibally Union for Democracy and Development (UDD) 50 211 3.21 - -
Choguel Kokalla Ma´ga Patriotic Movement for Renewal (MPR) 42 469 2.71 - -
Mamadou Sangaré Democratic and Social Convention (CDS) 34 603 2.21 - -
Mandé Sidibé Independent 31 389 2.01 - -
Less than 2% (15 others  see below) 173 072 11.07
Total 1 564 776 100.00 1 424 746 100.00

Table sources

Carter Center 2002, 40, 41; Nunley 2012.

Election results - also rans

Candidate Party Votes % votes
Ahmed El Madani Diallo 25 584 1.63
Daba Diawara Party of Independence, Democracy, and Solidarity (PIDS) 17 156 1.10
Oumar Mariko African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence (SADI) 13 718 0.88
Madiassa Maguiraga Popular Party for Progress (PPP) 12 548 0.80
Youssouf Hassane Diallo National Union for Renewal (UNPR) 12 455 0.80
Mamadou Gakou Independent 11 505 0.74
Mady Konaté Democracy and Progress Party (PDP) 11 302 0.72
Modibo Sangaré 11 667 0.75
Modibo Kane Kida 9 722 0.62
Mamadou fit Maribatoutou Diaby 9 101 0.58
Almamy Sylla Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) 8 851 0.57
Habibou Dembélé Independent 7 964 0.51
Sanoussi Nancassé Independent 7 829 0.50
Ibrahima Diakité National Front for Renewal and Safeguard of Territorial Integrity (FNRSIT) 6 899 0.44
Abdoulaye Sogolomba Konaté Independent 6 771 0.43
Total 173 072 11.07

Table sources

Carter Center 2002, 40, 41; Nunley 2012.

Reference

CARTER CENTER 2002 Observing the 2002 Mali Presidential Elections : Final Report, [www] http://www.cartercenter.org/documents/1107.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 27 Jun 2013).

NUNLEY, A 2012 "Mali" IN African Elections Database, [www] http://africanelections.tripod.com/ml.html [opens new window] (accessed 27 Jul 2013).