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Cuba

Republic of Cuba

11,075,244 1

Population (as of July 1, 2011)

Elections in our database

8,631,836 91.27%

Registered Voters (as of Jan. 1, 2012)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
President of the Council President of the Council Head of Government
National Assembly of People's Power Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular Assembly
President of the Council President of the Council Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Council Raul CASTRO Ruz
  • Head of Government: President of the Council Raul CASTRO Ruz
  • Assembly: Cuba has a unicameral National Assembly of People's Power (Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular) with 609 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of the Council is indirectly elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly of People's Power (Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular) 609 members are elected by absolute majority vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** The National Assembly is elected from slates approved by special candidacy commissions.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
National Assembly of People's Power 2013-02-03 7,877,906 8,631,836 91.27%

Voter Turnout