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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan

5,291,317 6

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

3,252,243 96.61%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 15, 2017)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President President Head of State
National Assembly Mejlis Assembly
President President Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Head of Government: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Assembly: Turkmenistan has a unicameral National Assembly (Mejlis) with 125 seats.

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 (Mejlis) 125 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

 

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 2003-04-06 - - -
President 2007-02-11 2,648,597 2,677,589 98.92%
National Assembly 2008-12-14 - - -
President 2012-02-12 2,648,597 2,677,589 98.92%
National Assembly 2013-12-15 2,797,637 3,063,218 91.33%
President 2017-02-12 3,163,692 3,252,243 97.28%

Voter Turnout