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Mozambique

Republic of Mozambique

24,096,669 9

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

65.36%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President President Head of State
Assembly of the Republic Assembleia da República Assembly
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Armando GUEBUZA
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Alberto VAQUINA
  • Assembly: Mozambique has a unicameral Assembly of the Republic (Assembleia da República) with 250 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
  • In the Assembly of the Republic (Assembleia da República), 248 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms and 2 members are elected in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.***

*** 248 seats are apportioned among 11 multi-member constituencies corresponding to the provinces in proportion to their populations. Two single-seat constituencies represent Mozamibcans living abroad in Africa and "other countries," respectively. According to the electoral law (2007) these seats are "both based in Maputo."

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 1999-12-03 4,934,352 7,099,105 69.51%
Assembly of the Republic 1999-12-03 4,724,097 7,099,105 66.54%
President 1999-12-04 4,934,352 7,099,105 69.51%
President 2004-12-02 - 7,099,105 -
Assembly of the Republic 2004-12-02 - 7,099,105 -
Assembly of the Republic 2009-10-28 - 7,099,105 -
President 2009-10-28 3,965,785 7,099,105 55.86%
Assembly of the Republic 2014-10-15 - - -
President 2014-10-15 - - -

Voter Turnout