Republic of Angola

19,088,106 2

Population (as of May 18, 2015)

Elections in our database

9,757,671 75.07%

Registered Voters (as of Aug. 1, 2012)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
National Assembly Assembleia Nacional Assembly
President President Head of State
President President Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS
  • Head of Government: President Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS
  • Assembly: Angola has a unicameral National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional) with 220 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected as the leader of the party who received the most votes in National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional) 220 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are 18 provinces that elects 5 members, and one national constituency with 130 seats.

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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
National Assembly 2008-09-05 7,213,281 8,256,854 87.36%
National Assembly 2012-08-31 6,124,669 9,757,671 62.77%

Voter Turnout