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Maldives

Republic of Maldives

392,960 10

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

240,652 93.25%

Registered Voters (as of March 22, 2014)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Maldivian People's Council Majlis Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Abdulla YAMEEN
  • Head of Government: President Abdulla YAMEEN
  • Assembly: Maldives has a unicameral People's Council (Majlis) with 77 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the People's Council (Majlis) 77 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 2003-10-17 114,849 148,271 77.46%
Maldivian People's Council 2005-01-22 225,250 156,267 144.14%
President 2008-10-08 177,802 208,252 85.38%
President 2008-10-29 181,204 209,294 86.58%
Maldivian People's Council 2009-05-09 166,105 214,405 77.47%
President 2013-09-07 211,890 239,593 88.44%
President 2013-10-19 - - -
President 2013-11-09 208,504 239,105 -
President 2013-11-16 218,619 239,165 -
Maldivian People's Council 2014-03-22 187,547 240,652 -

Voter Turnout