Republic of Chad

11,412,107 4

Population (as of May 19, 2015)

Elections in our database

4,959,748 58.79%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 1, 2011)

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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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%

Voter Turnout