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Liechtenstein

Principality of Liechtenstein

37,313 9

Population (as of May 27, 2015)

Elections in our database

85.77%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Head of Government Head of Government Head of Government
Prince Prince Head of State
Parliament Landtag Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Prince HANS ADAM II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Adrian HASLER
  • Assembly: Liechtenstein has a unicameral Parliament (Landtag) with 25 seats.

* On August 15, 2004, Prince HANS ADAM II transferred the official duties to the Prince-Regent ALOIS, but Prince HANS ADAM II retains his title of Head of State.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Prince is the hereditary head of state.
  • The Head of Government is appointed by the monarch. The leader of the majority party is usually chosen as Head of Government.
  • In the Parliament (Landtag) 25 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are 2 multi-member constituencies and an 8 percent threshold.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Parliament 2001-02-09 14,178 16,350 86.72%
Parliament 2001-02-11 14,178 16,350 86.72%
Referendum 2003-03-14 14,845 16,932 87.67%
Parliament 2005-03-11 15,070 17,428 86.47%
Parliament 2009-02-08 15,650 18,493 84.63%
Referendum 2011-06-17 13,998 18,865 74.2%
Referendum 2012-07-01 15,807 15,812 99.97%
Parliament 2013-02-03 15,363 19,251 79.8%
Parliament 2017-02-05 - - -

Voter Turnout