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Ethiopia Ethiopia. Legislative Election 2005

FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 15 MAY 2005
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Elections to the Council of People's Representatives
(Yehizbtewekayoch Mekir Bet)
Source: National Election Board of Ethiopia website

NATIONAL SUMMARY OF VOTES AND SEATS
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Amhara National Democratic Movement       2,533,790  13.0     75
B G People’s Democratic United Front        128,780  00.7      8
Ethiopian People's Rev Dem Front            160,306  00.8      1
Gambela People's Democratic Movement         87,958  00.4      3
Oromo People’s Democratic Organization    3,941,921  20.2     72
Southern Ethiopian People’s Dem Movement  1,697,100  08.7     82
Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front        1,425,932  07.3     38
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Total government coalition                9,975,787  51.0    279
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Afar National Democratic Party              560,677  02.9      8
Coalition for Unity and Democracy         4,539,980  23.2    115
Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement        431,593  02.2     11
Somali People's Democratic Party          1,604,651  08.2     22
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces        1,699,466  17.8     57
Others                                      735,327  03.8      -
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Total opposition                          9,571,694  49.0    218
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Undeclared                                                    50
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Total                                    19,547,481          547
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These results are incomplete, and do not always tally exactly with
the provincial figures below. They should be seen as giving a 
general indication only. 

VOTES AND SEATS BY PROVINCE
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ADIS ABEBA (23 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy           764,962  80.0     23
Ethiopian People's Rev Dem Front            139,941  14.6      -
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces           17,370  01.8      -
Others                                       34,768  03.6      -
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Total                                       957,041           23
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AFAR (8 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Afar National Democratic Party              560,677  91.4      8
Coalition for Unity and Democracy            17,394  02.8      -
Others                                       35,033  05.7      -
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Total                                       613,104            8
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AMHARA (138 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy         2,022,579  42.9     55
Amhara National Democratic Movement       2,533,790  53.8     75
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces           69,911  01.5      -
Others                                       82,927  01.8      -
Undeclared                                                     8
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Total                                     4,709,207          138
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The Amhara National Democratic Movement is part of the government 
coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.

BENISHANGUL GUMUZ (9 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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B G People’s Democratic United Front        128,780  68.5      8
Coalition for Unity and Democracy            38,719  20.6      1
Others                                       20,419  10.9      -
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Total                                       187,918            9
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The Benishangul Gumuz People’s Democratic United Front is part of 
the government coalition.

DEBUB BIHEROCH (Southern Nations) (123 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy           778,176  26.1     20
Southern Ethiopian People’s Dem Movement  1,697,100  56.9     82
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces          363,181  12.2     13
Others                                      145,141  04.9      2
Undeclared                                                     6
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Total                                     2,983,598          123
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The Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement is part of the 
government coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary 
Democratic Front.

DIREDAWA (2 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy            39,583  47.3      1
Ethiopian People's Rev Dem Front             13,141  15.7      -
Others                                       30,891  36.9      1
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Total                                        83,615            2
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GAMBELA (3 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Gambela People's Democratic Movement         87,958  77.8      3
Others                                       25,055  22.2      -
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Total                                       113,013            3
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The Gambela People's Democratic Movementis part of the government 
coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.

HARERI HIZB (2 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy            14,620  32.1      -
Ethiopian People's Rev Dem Front             15,224  33.4      1
Hareri National League                        3,266  07.2      1
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces           10,515  23.1      -
Others                                        1,936  04.2      -
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Total                                        45,561            2
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OROMIA (178 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy           838,214  12.7     15
Oromo People’s Democratic Organization    3,941,921  59.9     72
Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement        431,593  06.6     11
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces        1,236,153  18.8     44
Others                                      129,472  02.0      2
Undeclared                                                    34
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Total                                     6,577,353          178
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The Oromo People’s Democratic Organization is part of the 
government coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary 
Democratic Front.

SOMALI (23 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Somali People's Democratic Party          1,604,651  87.6     22
Others                                      226,418  12.4      -
Undeclared                                                     1
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Total                                     1,831,069           23
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TIGRAY (38 seats)
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Party                                     Votes      %       Seats
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Coalition for Unity and Democracy            25,733  01.8      -
Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front        1,425,932  97.6     38
United Ethiopian Democratic Forces            2,336  00.2      -
Others                                        7,418  00.7      -
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Total                                     1,461,419           38
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The Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front is part of the government 
coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.
	
	



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