The Gambia’s electoral chief Alieu Momarr Njie announced on Friday the results of the ward councilorship election, which puts the United Democratic Party (UDP) ahead with over 52 percent of total votes cast.
The UDP won 62 seats, followed by 23 seats taken by Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) and 18 by Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), he said.
The rest include seven seats won by PDOIS, five seats by NRP, one seat by GMC, one seat by PPP, and three seats by independent candidates.
The elections was generally low in terms of voter turnout across the country. The mayoral elections is slated for May 12. Enditem