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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
Turkmen National Assembly Mejlis Assembly

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%
Turkmen National Assembly 2008-12-14 - - -
President 2012-02-12 2,648,597 2,677,589 98.92%
Turkmen 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