Ouattara Wins Cote d'Ivoire's Vote in Landslide

The country's electoral commission has announced that incumbent President Alassane Ouattara won 83.6 percent of the vote. He needed more than 50 percent to avoid a runoff.



  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Ouattara Wins in Landslide

    Deutsche Welle, 28 October 2015

    Ivorian President Ouattara has been re-elected for a second five-year term in office. The 73-year-old incumbent garnered almost 84 percent of the vote. He commended his countrymen… Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Nation Eagerly Awaits Election Results

    Deutsche Welle, 27 October 2015

    Incumbent President Alassane Ouattara is tipped to win the presidential election in Ivory Coast, but results are not in yet. Still, one important albeit preliminary figure has been… Read more »

President Ouattara, accompanied by wife Dominique Folloroux-Ouattara, casts his vote. He is likely to win a second term.

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