Paul Biya declared winner of Cameroon’s presidential election with 71% of votes cast Updated for 2021


Updated: March 2, 2021

President Paul Biya has been declared winner of Cameroon’s Presidential elections.

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The country’s Constitutional Council announced on Monday that Mr Biya, in power for 36 years, won his seventh term with a resounding lead of 71% of votes cast.

His closest challenger, Maurice Kamto, garnered 14% of the votes cast.

Mr Biya, 85, will now be in power for another seven years and would be 92 years old when he completes his seventh term in 2025.

Below are detailed results of the presidential election in Cameroon

voters: 6 667 754
Voters: 3 590 681
Per of Participation: 53,85 br>Blank Vote : 52 716
Cast ballot : 3 537 965
1- Biya : 71,28
2- Kamto : 14,23%
3- Libii l: 6,28%
4- Osih : 3,35%
5- NdamNjoya : 1,73%
6- Garga : 1,55%
7- Ndifor : 0,67%
8- Matomba : 0,56%
9- Muna : 0,35%


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