ELECTIONS HELD IN 1989
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|National Revolutionary Assembly|
|18 June 1989|
|Elections were held for all the seats in Parliament on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.|
|The general election date was announced on 7 April 1989, and the campaign was formally opened on 22 April by President of the Republic Mathieu Kerekou. Consultation on selection of candidates for the enlarged National Revolutionary Assembly took place from 8 to 18 May.
On polling day, the single list of the Parti de la révolution populaire du Bénin (PRPB) – the country's sole political party – was widely approved. Of an 86% voter turnout, 89.6% reportedly voted for the list and only 9.7% against.
On 2 August, the National Assembly re-elected Mr. Kerekou President for another five-year term. He announced the composition of his Cabinet two days later.
|Round no 1 (18 June 1989): Elections results|
|Round no 1: Distribution of votes|
|Parti de la révolution populaire du Bénin (PRPB)||89.6|
|Round no 1: Distribution of seats|
|Parti de la révolution populaire du Bénin (PRPB)||206|
|10 seats added since last elections.|
|Distribution of seats according to sex:|
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