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vendredi, novembre 11, 2011

2011 Cameroonian presidential run-off's infographic

Thanks to @titaleslie for the infographic depicting 
the 2011 Cameroonian presidential run-off.

Numbers in a nutshell to set the scene
  • 23 candidates were contending for the top spot, 10 of whom had run in previous elections
  • Almost 7,5 million people were registered to vote
  • Only less than 5 million people actually voted

As for the campaign budgets:
  • incumbent President Paul Biya'a Bi Mvondo was largely ahead of the others with nearly 3 Billion CFA francs,
  • Ni John Fru Ndi of the Social Democratic Front spent 600 million CFA,
  • SDF spinoff Ms Edith Kahbang Walla (Kah Walla) was able to raise - quite surprisingly - 300 million despite her newcomer and outsider status.


As for the results, you know the drill : Paul Biya was reelected with ~78% of the votes. One must note that the Septentrion, the Northwest & Southwest did honorable scores through their respective candidates, who arrive first in their native region' polls.

Thanks to @titaleslie and to all the people who made the election so lively through their comments on twitter special canal #cmr11.

Infographic source: Leslie Tita's Tumblr