Gambian presidential election, 2001
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Pre-election violence resulted in the death of an unarmed opposition supporter who was shot by a police officer, and several injuries. The government also expelled a British diplomat who had attended an opposition rally.
|Candidates - Parties||Votes||%|
|Yahya Alphonse Jamus Jebulai Jammeh - Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction||52.8|
|Ousainou Darboe - United Democratic Party||32.6|
|Hamat Bah - National Reconciliation Party||7.8|
|Sheriff Mustapha Dibba - National Convention Party||3.8|
|Sidia Jatta - People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism||3.0|
|Total (turnout 89.9 %)|
- Saine, Abdoulaye (2003). "The presidential election in The Gambia, October 2001". Electoral Studies. 22 (2): 375–381. doi:10.1016/S0261-3794(02)00064-1.
- Gambia election: Candidates' profiles BBC News, 17 October 2001