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Niger presidential election, 2004
Five Candidates contested the election:
- Hamid Algabid – Rally for Democracy and Progress-Jama'a (RDP-Jama'a)
- Amadou Cheiffou – Social Democratic Rally-Gaskiya (RSD-Gaskiya)
- Moumouni Amadou Djermakoye – Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress-Zaman Lahiya (ANDP-Zaman Lahiya)
- Mahamadou Issoufou – Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism-Tarayya (PNDS-Tarayya)
- Mahamane Ousmane – Democratic and Social Convention-Rahama (CDS-Rahama)
- Mamadou Tandja – National Movement for a Developing Society-Nassara (MNSD-Nassara)
No candidate won a majority of votes in the first round, and a second round was held on 4 December between the two leading candidates – Incumbent President Tandja and Mahamadou Issoufou. Tandja won the election with 65.53% of the vote. Voter turnout in the second round was 45.0%. Parliamentary elections were held on the same day. International and local observers declared the entire process as free, fair, and transparent.
Mamadou Tandja received 991,764 votes representing 40.67% of the total votes cast.
Mahamadou Issoufou received 599,792 votes representing 24.60% of the total votes cast.
Mahamane Ousmane received 425,052 votes representing 17.43% of the total votes cast.
Amadou Cheiffou received 154,732 votes representing 6.35% of the total votes cast.
Moumouni Amadou Djermakoye received 147,957 votes representing 6.07% of the total votes cast.
Hamid Algabid received 119,153 votes representing 4.89% of the total votes cast.
Mamadou Tandja received 1,509,905 votes representing 65.53% of the total votes cast.
Mahamadou Issoufou received 794,357 votes representing 34.47% of the total votes cast.
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