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Comoros

Union of the Comoros

752,288 7

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

63.12%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President President Head of State
President President Head of Government
Assembly of the Union Assemblée de l'Union Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ikililou DHOININE
  • Head of Government: President Ikililou DHOININE
  • Assembly: Comoros has a unicameral Assembly of the Union (Assemblée de l'Union) with 33 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve a 4-year term.The presidency of Comoros rotates every 4 years among the elected presidents of the 3 main islands.
  • In the Assembly of the Union (Assemblée de l'Union), 15 members are elected by regional legislatures to serve 5-year terms and 18 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.***

*** The electoral system for directly elected seats is two-round (TRS).

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 2001-12-23 173,521 230,211 75.37%
President 2002-04-14 115,078 150,867 76.28%
President 2006-05-14 177,601 310,177 57.26%
Referendum 2009-05-17 173,196 334,636 51.76%
President 2010-11-07 14,382 21,429 67.11%
President 2010-12-26 195,867 384,358 50.96%
Assembly of the Union 2014-12-28 - - -

Voter Turnout