Democracy in Guinea

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Democracy Ratings

Freedom House 2018

Score:

5 out of 7

(where lower scores are more democratic)

Freedom Status:

Partly Free

EIU Democracy Index 2017

Score:

3.14 out of 10

(where higher scores are more democratic)

World Ranking:

137

Polity IV 2016

Score:

4

(from -10 to 10, where higher scores are more democratic)

Category:

Open Anocracy

Political System

System of Government Presidential system with a prime minister
Presidential Electoral System First past the post
Last Presidential Election 2015
Next Presidential Election 2020
Presidential Term Limits None

(abolished in 2001)

System of appointment to legislature

76 through proportional representation

38 through first past the post

Last Legislative Election

2013

Next Legislative Election

2018

Number of Seats in Legislature 114
Female quota, representation in lower house Yes: legislated quotas

Results

Last presidential election (2015)
Candidate (Party) Votes (%)
1st round 2nd round not needed
Alpha Condé 57.9
Cellou Dalein Diallo 31.4
Sidya Touré 6.0
Faya Lansana Millimouno 1.4
El Hadj Papa Koly Kourouma 1.3
Lansana Kouyaté 1.2
Ghandi Faraguet Tounkara 0.5
Marie Madeilein Dioubaté 0.3

 

Last legislative election (2013)    
Party Votes (%) Seats
Rally of the Guinean People 48 18
Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea 24 14
Union of Republican Forces 10 5
Party of Hope for National Development 3 0
Union for the Progress of Guinea 4 1
Rally for the Integral Development of Guinea 2 0
Guinea For All 2.36 0
Union for Progress and Renewal 2.42 0
Guinean Union for Democracy and Development 0.13 0
Work and Solidarity Party 0.3 0
New Generation for the Republic 1.22 0
Guinean Party for Renaissance and Progress 0.13 0
Guinea United for Development
Generation for Reconciliation, Union and Prosperity 0.71 0
National Party for Renewal
People’s Party of Guinea
Unity and Progress Party
Union of Democratic Forces 0.33 0
Union for the New Republic 0.05 0
Democratic Party of Guinea – African Democratic Rally 0.66 0
AFIA 0.55 0
ADC–BOC 0.22 0
PDP 0 0
PUSG 0.51 0
UNED 0.12 0
GRD 0.07 0
FRONDEG 0.04 0
DG 0.04 0
Rally for a Prosperous Guinea 0.04 0
Citizen Generation 0.02 0
Guinean Rally for Unity and Development 0.01 0

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