UPDATED 18/10/15 – OFFICIAL CANDIDATE LIST PUBLISHED BY NEC Find out who is running for parliament in your constituency, using the tool below. This is based on the latest lists of candidates as published by the National Electoral Commission on 17/10/15. Alternatively, if you are interested in the full list of candidates, the full dataset is[…]
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has published two charts showing the breakdown by gender and party of candidates for parliament and for council seats. These charts are shown below: .
Based on data from the National Electoral Commission, as reported by Nipashe newspaper (and others), this chart shows the number and proportion of candidates for the positions of councillor, MP and president who are male and female. In all three cases, the vast majority of candidates (81-94%) are male.