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Liechtenstein

Principality of Liechtenstein

37,009 8

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

19,251 85.77%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 1, 2013)

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: Head of Government 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 2013-02-01 15,363 19,251 79.8%

Voter Turnout