Sierra Leonean general election, 2002

Sierra Leonean general election, 2002

General elections were held in Sierra Leone on 14 May 2002 to elect a president and parliament. Both votes were won by the Sierra Leone People's Party, whose leader, Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, was re-elected as President. 2,342,547 voters were registered for the election.

Presidential election

Incumbent president Kabbah won more than 70% of the votes in the first round, meaning that a second round of voting was not required.


Parliamentary elections

The SLPP won with almost 70% of the vote, taking 83 of the 112 seats in parliament. The All People's Congress became the main opposition party, replacing the United National People's Party.


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