06 Aug 2018
The presidential election in Mali was held, as scheduled, on 29 July 2018. According to the provisional results on 2 August, the incumbent president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK), won 41.4% of the vote. His main challenger Soumaïla Cissé (Soumi) obtained 17.8%. Turnout was 43%. A run-off election is scheduled for 12 August 2018.