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Tajikistan

Republic of Tajikistan

7,349,145 7

Population (as of July 1, 2009)

Elections in our database

4,201,156 89.27%

Registered Voters (as of Nov. 6, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Assembly of Representatives Majlisi Namoyandagon Lower House
National Assembly Majlisi Milli Upper House
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Emomali RAHMON *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kokhir RASULZODA
  • Assembly: Tajikistan has a bicameral Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli) consisting of the National Assembly (Majlisi Milli) with 34 seats and the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon) with 63 seats.

* The presidential term is renewable once. The electoral system is two-round.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 7-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Majlisi Milli), 25 members are selected by indirect vote to serve 5-year terms, 8 members are appointed by the President to serve 5-year terms and 1 members are reserved for the former President to serve 5-year terms*. In the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon), 41 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 22 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.**

* The 25 seats are selected by local deputies.

** In single-seat districts, the electoral system is two-round. Second-round elections are also triggered in any constituency where fewer than 50 percent of registered voters turn out. In the proportional tier, there is one nationwide constituency and a threshold of 5 percent.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 2003-06-22 2,431,451 2,873,745 84.61%
Assembly of Representatives 2005-02-27 2,583,919 2,771,528 93.23%
National Assembly 2005-03-12 - - -
Assembly of Representatives 2005-03-12 2,583,919 - -
President 2006-11-06 3,054,573 3,356,221 91.01%
Assembly of Representatives 2010-02-28 3,289,377 3,621,174 90.84%
President 2013-11-06 3,640,056 4,201,156 86.64%

Voter Turnout