Tandja Mamadou – National Movement for a Developing Society-Nassara (MNSD-Nassara)
No candidate won a majority of votes in the first round, and a second round was held on 4 December between the two leading candidates – incumbent president Mamadou and Mahamadou Issoufou. Tandja won the election with 65.53% of the vote. Voter turnout in the second round was 45.0%. Parliamentary elections were held on the same day. International and local observers declared the entire process as free, fair, and transparent.
All four of the candidates eliminated in the first round backed Tandja in the second round.