Presidential Elections Seychelles Will See A Contest Between James Michel V/S Wavel Ramkalawan On 18th December
The 5th December elections in Seychelles has chosen James Michel from the Parti Lepep (PL) with red as their campaign colour and Wavel Ramkalawan from the Seychelles National Party (SNP) with green as their campaign colour to be candidates for the 18th December Presidential Elections.
James Michel, President of the Parti Lepep (PL) is the incumbent candidate having been President of the Seychelles since 2004 whereas Wavel Ramkalawan was a former Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Seychelles National Party (SNP). James Michel and Wavel Ramkalawan came out first and second in the 5th December Presidential elections and will now face each other in this straight two person contest on the 18th December.
For the 5th December elections James Michel pulled 23 electoral districts out of the 25 districts and Wavel Ramkalawan pulled two electoral districts namely Beau Vallon and St. Louis. James Michel pulled 47.76% and Wavel Ramkalawan 35.33% in the 5th December elections. The balance of the votes went to the Independent Candidate and the smaller political parties. Both James Michel and Wavel Ramkalawan will be out to appeal to these voters as well as to those who did not come out to vote for their support for the 18th December election day.