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Chad

Republic of Chad

11,412,107 5

Population (as of May 19, 2015)

Elections in our database

58.79%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State
National Assembly Assemblée Nationale Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Idriss DÉBY
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kalzeubé Pahimi DEUBET
  • Assembly: Chad has a unicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) with 188 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
  • In the National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale), 70 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms and 116 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** A Party Block Vote in multi-member districts is used if a list gains an absolute majority of the vote. If no list obtains the majority of the vote, members are elected through party-list proportional representation.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2001-05-20 2,497,215 4,069,099 61.37%
President 2006-05-03 3,024,226 5,697,922 53.08%
National Assembly 2011-02-13 2,734,280 4,830,885 56.6%
President 2011-04-25 3,179,326 4,959,748 64.1%
President 2016-04-10 - - -

Voter Turnout