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Mongolia

Mongolia

2,953,190 9

Population (as of May 29, 2015)

Elections in our database

74.85%

Registered Voters (as of )

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 Chimed SAIKHANBILEG
  • 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 1,027,985 1,247,033 82.43%
President 2001-05-20 982,189 1,247,033 78.76%
State Great Hural 2004-06-27 1,088,683 1,330,610 81.82%
President 2005-05-22 927,405 1,238,177 74.9%
State Great Hural 2008-06-29 1,139,984 1,534,074 74.31%
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%
State Great Hural 2016-06-30 - - -

Voter Turnout