Four days after the Senegalese legislative elections of July 31, the National Commission for the census of votes published, this Thursday evening, August 4, the provisional results.
So what Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY), the coalition of President Macky Sall, and the inter-coalition of Yewwi Askan Wi (YAW) of Ousmane Sonko and Wallu Senegal of Abdoulaye Wade claimed victory, the figures struggle to decide between them. No camp manages to obtain the absolute majority fixed at 83 seats.
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Of the 165 seats to be filled in the future assembly, BBY won 82 seats, far from the 125 seats that the presidential coalition had won in 2017.
deal with the opposition
Opposite, the opposition has achieved a historic breakthrough and now forces Macky Sall to deal with it. During the election campaign, YAW, with its 56 seats even though it was forced to go to elections