Elections in South Sudan

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Elections in South Sudan refer to the electoral process and the elections in South Sudan.

South Sudan has never had a national election. However the most recent sub-national election was in 2010 for the presidency of the regional government of Southern Sudan[1] and for the unicameral, 170-member Legislative Assembly.

Independence referendum

In 2010, the South Sudanese independence referendum, 2011 was held resulting in a strong majority in favour of independence. This was despite difficulties and irregularities.[2]

See also


  1. FACTBOX: Sudan presidential election results Sudan Tribune, 27 April 2010
  2. Pete Muller in Juba, southern Sudan. "South Sudan's polling problems".
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