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North Korea

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

25,115,311 1

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

17,645,838 99.97%

Registered Voters (as of March 9, 2014)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
North Korean Supreme People's Assembly Ch'oego Inmin Hoeui Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President KIM Jong-Un
  • Head of Government: Premier PAK Pong-Ju
  • Assembly: North Korea has a unicameral Supreme People's Assembly (Ch'oego Inmin Hoeui) with 687 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is designated by the ruling party.
  • In the Supreme People's Assembly (Ch'oego Inmin Hoeui) 687 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms. The ruling party approves a list of candidates who are elected without opposition. A token number of seats are reserved for minor parties.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
North Korean Supreme People's Assembly 2014-03-09 17,640,544 17,645,838 99.97%

Voter Turnout