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Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

9,590,159 10

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

4,917,805 64.18%

Registered Voters (as of March 1, 2009)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President President Head of State
National Assembly Milli Məclis Assembly
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ilham ALIYEV *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Artur RASIZADE
  • Assembly: Azerbaijan has a unicameral National Assembly (Milli Məclis) with 125 seats.

* President is eligible for unlimited terms.

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 National Assembly (Milli Məclis) 125 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
President 1998-10-11 3,358,465 4,255,717 78.92%
National Assembly 2000-11-05 - 4,241,550 -
Referendum 2002-08-24 - 4,200,000 -
President 2003-10-15 2,745,098 4,442,338 61.79%
National Assembly 2005-11-06 - 4,675,572 -
National Assembly 2006-05-13 141,559 392,033 36.11%
President 2008-10-15 3,701,690 4,761,710 77.74%
Referendum 2009-03-18 3,483,173 4,917,805 70.83%
National Assembly 2010-11-07 2,409,129 4,946,588 48.7%
President 2013-10-09 3,697,970 4,917,805 75.2%

Voter Turnout