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Last updated

Oct, 2022

President/Head of StateMacky Sall
Prime MinisterAmadou Ba
Size of Cabinet39
Female cabinet members9
National AssemblyAssemblée Nationale
Seats in NA165
Parties in NA>6
Female MPs in NA44.24%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President5 years
Number of NA Elections held7
Number of PE held5
Next NA Elections2027
Next Presidential Elections2024

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentMacky Sall
Head of GovernmentPrime MinisterAmadou Ba
FinanceMinister of Finance and BudgetAmadou Moustapha Bâ
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs and Senegalese DiasporaAïssata Tall Sall
DefenseMinister of the Armed ForcesSidiki Kaba
HealthMinister of Health and Social ActionMarie Khémesse Ngom Ndiaye
JusticeKeeper of the Seals, Minister of JusticeIsmaïla Madio Fall
AgricultureMinister of Agriculture and Food SecurityAly Ngouille Ndiaye
Minister of Fisheries and Maritime EconomyPapa Sagna Mbaye
Minister of Livestock Breeding and Animal ProductionAly Saleh Diop
EnergyMinister of Oil and EnergySophie Gladyma
Natural ResourcesMinister of Mines and GeologyOumar Sarr
Minister of Water and SanitationSerigne Mbaye Thiam
EducationMinister of National EducationCheikh Omar Anne
Minister of Higher Education, Research and InnovationMoussa Baldé
EconomyMinister of Industrial Development and Small and Medium IndustriesMoustapha Diop
Minister of Microfinance and Solidarity-Based EconomyVictorine Ndeye
Minister of Economy, Planning and CooperationOulimata Sarr
Minister of Commerce and Consumption, Government SpokespersonAbdou Karim Fofana
Digital/ITMinister of Communications, Telecommunications and Digital EconomyMoussa Bokar Thiam
InteriorMinister of the InteriorAntoine Félix Abdoulaye Diome
EnvironmentMinister of the Environment and Ecological TransitionAlioune Ndoye
LaborMinister of Professional Education and IntegrationMariama Sarr
Minister of Labor, Social Dialogue and Institutional RelationsSamba Sy
OthersMinister of Civil Service and Public Service RenewalGallo Bâ
Minister of Transport, Land-Based Infrastructures and ConnectivityAmadou Mansour Faye
Minister of Women, Family and Child ProtectionFatou Diané
Minister of Tourism and LeisureMame Mbaye Ka Niang
Minister of Territorial Governance and Land ManagementMamadou Talla
Minister of SportsYankhoba Diattara
Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Public HygieneAbdoulaye Seydou Sow
Minister of Culture and HeritageAlioune Sow
Minister of Youth, Entrepreneurship and LaborPape Malick Ndour
Minister of Community Development, Social and Territorial EquitySamba Ndiobène Ka
Minister of Arts and Crafts and Transformation of the Informal SectorPape Amadou Ndiaye
Minister of Air Transport and Airport InfrastructureDoudou Kâ
Minister to the Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of the DiasporaAnnette Seck
Minister to the Minister of Justice in charge of Good Governance and Human RightsMamadou Saliou Sow
Minister to the Minister of the Interior in charge of Civil ProtectionBirame Faye
Minister to the Minister of Water in charge of Flood PreventionYankhoba Issa Diop

Main political parties

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
Alliance pour la république (APR)??2
Senegalese Democratic Party / Parti démocratique sénégalais (PDS)1974??2
Parti socialiste (PS) 1949?21

Last NA election results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
Benno Bokk Yaakaar (BBY) coalition82
Yewwi Askan Wi 56
Wallu Sénégal24
Bokk Gis Gis/Liguèy1
Alternative for a Breakaway Assembly (AAR)1
Les serviteurs/MPR 1
Number of parties winning seats>6
Number of parties contesting>8
Female MPs44.24%
Voter turnout46.60%

Last Presidential election results

Presidential elections   
Macky SallAPR58.26
Idrissa SeckRewmi20.51
Ousmane SonkoPASTEF15.67
Issa SallPUR4.07
Madické NiangIndp1.48
Total no of candidates5
Voter Turnoutn/a

Voting System

  • PE: President directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a single renewable 5-year term.
  • NA: 105 members including 15 representing Senegalese diaspora directly elected by plurality vote in single- and multi-seat constituencies and 60 members directly elected by proportional representation vote in single- and multi-seat constituencies.

Source: CIA World Factbook