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e • d  Summary of the 30 July 2006 São Tomé and Príncipe presidential election results
Candidates, parties Votes %
Fradique de Menezes, Force for Change Democratic Movement-Liberal Party 34,859 60.6
Patrice Trovoada, Independent Democratic Action 22,339 38.8
Nilo Guimarães 342 0.6
Total (Turnout 64.9%) 57,540 100.0
Registered voters 91,119
Total votes cast 59,178
Invalid votes 1,638
Source: African Election Database.

List of Heads of State of São Tomé and Príncipe

Tenure Incumbent Affiliation Notes
12 July 1975 to 3 April 1991 Manuel Pinto da Costa, President MLSTP  
3 April 1991 to 15 August 1995 Miguel Trovoada, President n-p, ADI The country’s first democratically elected president
15 August 1995 to 21 August 1995 Manuel Quintas de Almeida, Chairman of the National Salvation Junta mil  
21 August 1995 to 3 September 2001 Miguel Trovoada, President ADI Re-elected in 1996
3 September 2001 to 16 July 2003 Fradique de Menezes, President ADI, MDFM-PL  
16 July 2003 to 23 July 2003 Fernando Pereira, Chairman of the Military Junta of National Salvation mil  
23 July 2003 to present Fradique de Menezes, President MDFM-PL  


ADI Acçao Democrática Independente
(Independent Democratic Action) centrist
MDFM-PL Movimento Democrático das Forças de Mudança-Partido Liberal
(Force for Change Democratic Movement-Liberal Party)
MLSTP Movimento de Libertação de São Tomé e Príncipe
(Movement for the Liberation of São Tomé and Príncipe) socialist, only legal party 1975-1990
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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