Election Results 2007

Elected: Angola, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, India,
Indonesia, Italy, Madagascar, Netherlands, Nicaragua,
Philippines, Qatar, Slovenia, South Africa.
Newly Elected Country Ranked by
Freedom House NOT FREE:
Angola, Egypt, Qatar
Total Number of Countries on Council
now ranked FREE:
23
Total Number of Countries on Council
now ranked NOT FREE or PARTLY FREE:
24

Detailed Results

African Regional Group:
190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 2 Abstensions
Madagascar 182 votes
South Africa 175 votes
Angola 172 votes
Egypt 168 votes

Asian Regional Group:
190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 0 Abstentions
India 185 votes
Indonesia 182 votes
Philippines 179 votes
Qatar 170 votes

Eastern European Regional Group:
First Ballot: 190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 3 Abstentions;
Second Ballot: 190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 6 Abstentions
Slovenia 168 votes
Bosnia and Herzegovina First Ballot-95 votes; Second Ballot-112 votes
Belarus First Ballot-78 votes; Second Ballot-72 votes

Latin America and Carribean Regional Group:
190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 10 Abstentions
Nicaragua 174 votes
Bolivia 169 votes

Western Europe and Other Regional Group:
First Ballot: 190 Votes Cast, 190 Valid, 8 Abstentions;
Second Ballot: 190 Votes Cast, 189 Valid, 2 Abstentions
Netherlands 121 votes
Denmark First Ballot-114 votes; Second Ballot-86 votes
Italy First Ballot-114 votes; Second Ballot-101 votes