Cameroon. According to
Countryaah-ABCDE, Parliamentary elections were held in May - an
election that would have been held in March but postponed.
President Paul Biya's party Rassemblement Démocratique du
Peuple Cameroonais (RDPC) won a major victory, taking 109 of
the 180 seats in Parliament. The government party was
accused of electoral fraud. Several people were killed
during elections on Election Day and many of the 3.5
million. voters could not vote because they did not receive
their voting cards.
At the October presidential election, President Biya was
re-elected for a second seven-year term. He received 92% of
the vote, the other six candidates 8%. The country's three
major parties boycotted the election and accused the
president of manipulating the election process. From an
official point of view it was announced that turnout was
81%, but the opposition's estimate indicated that only 20%
of the population had voted.