The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Seriake Dickson has been re-elected as the Governor of Bayelsa State. He was declared winner by the INEC REC.
Dickson of the PDP polled 134,998, while his major contender, Timipreye Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 86,852.
Below is the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Result 2016 statistics from the polls:
Registered voters 654493
Accredited Votes 242114
Total valid votes 225520
Rejected votes 6647
Total votes cast 232167
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