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Andorra

Principality of Andorra

85,293 3

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

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21,852 76.52%

Registered Voters (as of March 1, 2011)

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Name Official Name Type
General Council Consell General d'Andorra Assembly
French and Spanish Co-Princes French and Spanish Co-Princes Head of State
Executive Council President Executive Council President Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: French and Spanish Co-Princes Francois HOLLANDE and Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA[i]
  • Head of Government: Executive Council President Antoni MARTI PETIT
  • Assembly: Andorra has a unicameral General Council (Consell General d'Andorra) with 28 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The French and Spanish Co-Princes are designated ex officio.
  • Executive Council President is elected by the General Council and formally appointed by the Co-Princes to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the General Council (Consell General d'Andorra), 14 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms and 14 members are elected by absolute majority vote to serve 4-year terms.[ii]

[i] French Co-Prince Francois HOLLANDE is represented by Christian FREMONT (since 2008). Spanish Co-Prince Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA is represented by Nemesi MARQUES i OSTE (since 2003). The Executive Council President is then formally appointed by the Co-Princes.

[ii] Members in the nominal tier are elected from seven 2-seat districts.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
General Council 2005-04-24 12,833 16,022 80.1%
General Council 2009-04-26 15,293 20,298 75.34%
General Council 2011-04-03 16,197 21,852 74.12%

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