Published On: Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012

Sierra Leone: National Election Results Statistics and the full Statement from NEC-Chairperson

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Friday, 23rd November 2012

Statement from NEC Chairperson on the conduct and result of the Presidential  Elections held on 17th November 2012

1. In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by sections 33 and 38(8) of the Constitution of  Sierra Leone, 1991 (Act No. 6 of 1991), and section 70(1) of the Public elections Act. 2012 (Act No. 4 of 2012), The National Electoral Commission (NEC) successfully conducted  Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council Elections (i.e. for Mayor/Chairpersons and  Councillors) simultaneously in Sierra Leone on the 17 th November, 2012.

2. Following the successful conduct of all the elections, the results of each election received from the District Returning Officers (DROs) were tallied and computed at the Regional  Results Tally Centres (RTC) at Kenema, Bombali, Bo and Western Area and at the National Tally centre as per section 94 of the Public Elections Act, 2012.

3. The elections were generally peaceful. Both the polls and tallying processes were observed  by various national and international missions/groups, other democratic institutions,  Embassies and the media (both print and electronic).

The Results:
a) 9,269 polling station results were entered into the result database, representing 97.6% of all
polling stations across the country, excluding those that were invalidated.
b) The average national turnout is 87.3%.
c) The total number of valid votes cast is 2,350,626.
d)  There are 108,898 invalid votes, representing 4.7% of total votes cast.
e)  The detailed result by station and by centre, will be posted on the NEC website www.necsierraleone.org

Presidential Elections Results by District

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

 

Sierra Leone Elections 2012 Results

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Returning Officer by section 52 of the Public Elections Act, 2012, I hereby certify that 1,314,881 valid votes were cast in favour of the candidate ERNEST BAI KOROMA at that election:

AND ERNEST BAI KOROMA therefore received 58.7% of valid votes cast in the election

ERNEST BAI KOROMA has been duly elected president of the Republic of Sierra Leone at the Presidential election of 2012.

Any citizen of Sierra Leone may challenge the validity of the election of the president by petition to the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone, within seven days after the declaration of the presidential results.

Signed:
Dr. Christiana Thorpe
Chief Electoral Commissioner/Chairperson
National Returning Officer

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You can download the FULL  Election results by CLICKING HERE

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President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma takes oath of office for the second time (Friday,23rd November 2012, State House, Sierra Leone)

 

Newly elected President Ernest Bai Koroma delivering his statement at the second swearing ceremony (Friday,23rd November 2012, State House, Sierra Leone)

You can read the FULL SWEARING-IN SPEECH Of  President Koroma by CLICKING-HERE