Mauritania elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mauritania elections


Mauritania ruling party's Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner

Jun 24, 2019 - 8:23 AM

Ghazouani obtains 52.01% of votes cast in Saturday's presidential poll, easily beating main opposition opponents Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid (18.58%) and Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (17.87%), according to the official figures

GHAZOUANI WINS. In this file photo Mauritania's ruling party's candidate, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, delivers a speech on June 20, 2019 in Nouakchott. Photo by Sia Kambou/AFP

Ruling party candidate declares himself victor in Mauritania vote

Jun 23, 2019 - 4:03 PM

Mauritania ruling party candidate and frontrunner Mohamed Ould Ghazouani gets 50.56% of the votes after 80% of it has been counted

ELECTIONS. Presidential candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (C) casts his ballot at a polling station on June 22, 2019 in Nouakchott during the presidential election in Mauritania. Photo by Sia Kambou/AFP

Mauritania votes after low-key campaign on economy and stability

Jun 22, 2019 - 8:05 PM

The ballot is the first in the nation's coup-strewn history that looks set to see an elected president complete his mandate and transfers power to an elected successor

Mauritanians vote in last election before key presidential ballot

Sep 01, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The legislative, regional, and local elections will test President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's record, 7 months before a presidential vote