7

Administrative Areas

53

Constituencies

120

Wards

1,554

Polling Stations

962,157

Total Registered

18

Political Parties

Observers accredited by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) are obliged to fully adhere to this code of conduct. Acceptance of this code is a precondition for accreditation. This Code of conduct is applicable to Domestic and International Observers.

  1. Election Observers are key in the electoral process and as such every accredited observer is expected to contribute positively to the electoral process.
  2. Observers shall familiarize themselves with The Gambia’s electoral laws and regulations of the Independent Electoral Commission.
  3. Observers are required to maintain political neutrality.
  4. Observers are to observe the electoral process at their own cost.
  5. An observer may observe all stages of the voting process without violating the secrecy of the vote.
  6. An Observer shall not disturb or obstruct the voting, counting and other related activities in the electoral process.
  7. An Observer shall not communicate with voters at the Polling Station
  8. An Observer may address the Presiding Officer or other officials of the Commission on matters relating to an election procedure.
  9. An Observer must display his/her identification badge at all times in the Polling Station/ Counting and Collation center.
  10. An Observer must not interfere with or obstruct the functions of Polling Officials
  11. An Observer shall not issue complaints
  12. An Observer must not influence a voter’s choice.
  13. An Observer must not campaign for or support a candidate or party in any way.
  14. An Observer must not announce election results.
  15. Observers should be professional and ethical in their observations.
  16. Individual observers are to refrain from making public statements until his/her observer mission issues its official statement.
  17. Final reports and recommendations of observers shall be shared with the Commission.
  18. The Commission reserves the right to revoke the accreditation of an individual observer or that of an organization for violation of this code.
Region Code  Registered Male   Female  
BANJUL 1           21,372 47.5%     10,148 52.5%     11,224
KANIFING 2        179,800 45.6%     82,059 54.4%     97,741
BRIKAMA 3        359,451 43.7%   157,086 56.3%   202,365
KEREWAN 4        109,262 43.2%     47,216 56.8%     62,046
MANSAKONKO 5           54,456 45.1%     24,576 54.9%     29,880
JANJANBUREH 6        119,606 42.4%     50,729 57.6%     68,877
BASSE 7        118,210 38.1%     45,025 61.9%     73,185
TOTAL          962,157     416,839     545,318
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  • Election Songs 2016
  • #
    Title
    Artist
    Composer
    Time
    ID
  • 01.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Matty-Sey.mp3
    IEC Voting Wollof
    Matty Sey
    1:32
    s13
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 02.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Medley.mp3
    Metley
    All Artist
    4:32
    s4
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 03.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Election-Amie-Jahbless.mp3
    Election
    Amie Jahbless
    4:53
    s15
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 04.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IEC-Voting-Wollof.mp3
    IEC Voting - Wollof
    Cess Ngum
    1:24
    s2
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 05.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/abc-lower-basic-sch-e-songs.mp3
    IEC Voting Daal Len
    ABC Cultural Heritage
    5:12
    s1
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 06.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Soldier-Pap.mp3
    IEC Voting Wollof
    Soldier Pap
    2:48
    s14
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 07.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IEC-Voting-Mandinka.mp3
    IEC Voting Mandinka
    Jah Alex
    1:46
    s3
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 08.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Boba-Bah-Fula.mp3
    IEC Voting Fula
    Buba Bah
    2:46
    s5
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 09.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/jacause-Manjago.mp3
    IEC Voting Manjago
    Jahcause
    2:08
    s7
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 10.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/jali-naya-Mandinka.mp3
    IEC Voting Mandinka
    Jali Naya
    2:53
    s8
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 11.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Jambai-English.mp3
    IEC Voting Wollof-English
    Jah Mbai
    3:22
    s9
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 12.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Lena-Jola.mp3
    IEC Voting Jola
    Lena B
    2:21
    s10
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 13.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/M-Sajo-sarrahuleh.mp3
    IEC Voting Sarrahuleh
    M Sarjo
    3:30
    s11
    audio/mpeg
    100
  • 14.
    https://iec.gm/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Serer-Adama.mp3
    IEC Voting Serrer
    Adama
    2:34
    s12
    audio/mpeg
    100
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