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Presidential elections were held in Cape Verde on 7 August 2011, with a second round run-off on 21 August. The result was a victory for Jorge Carlos Fonseca of the Movement for Democracy, who received 54% of the vote in the second round.
Cape Verdean presidential election, 2011 Wikipedia
Four candidates contested the elections:Manuel Inocêncio Sousa, a former Foreign Minister and the candidate of the ruling African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV).
Aristides Lima, President of the National Assembly. A member of the PAICV, he ran without its support.
Jorge Carlos Fonseca, another former Foreign Minister, and the candidate of the opposition Movement for Democracy.
Joaquim Monteiro, an independent.