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Mongolia

Mongolia

3,226,516 8

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

1,833,478 71.33%

Registered Voters (as of June 1, 2012)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State
State Great Hural Ulsyn Ikh Khural Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Tsakhia ELBEGDORJ *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Norovyn ALTANKHUTAG
  • Assembly: Mongolia has a unicameral State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural) with 76 seats.

* To be eligible to seek the presidency, one must belong to a political party with seats in parliament, but resign that party affiliation upon taking office.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 4-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural), 48 members are elected by plurality vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms and 28 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** In the nominal tier, there will be 6 single-member constituencies, 18 two-member constituencies and 2 three-member constituencies.There is a five percent threshold in the PR tier.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
State Great Hural 2000-07-02 - 1,147,260 -
President 2001-05-20 982,189 1,247,033 78.76%
State Great Hural 2004-06-27 - - -
President 2005-05-22 - - -
State Great Hural 2008-06-29 - 1,329,798 -
President 2009-05-24 1,098,875 1,493,217 73.59%
State Great Hural 2012-06-28 1,198,086 1,833,478 65.34%
President 2013-06-26 1,239,784 1,833,478 67.62%

Voter Turnout