Cooperative Republic of Guyana

735,909 4

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

570,708 75.56%

Registered Voters (as of May 18, 2015)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Guyanese National Assembly Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President David GRANGER
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Moses NAGAMOOTOO
  • Assembly: Guyana has a unicameral National Assembly with 65 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is indirectly elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the National Assembly 65 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms. Votes are tabulated using the Hare quota. 25 seats are divided between 10 geographical constituencies and 40 seats are in one, nation-wide constituency .
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Guyanese National Assembly 2001-03-19 403,734 440,185 91.72%
Guyanese National Assembly 2006-08-28 338,839 492,369 68.82%
Guyanese National Assembly 2011-11-28 342,126 492,369 69.49%
Guyanese National Assembly 2015-05-11 412,012 570,708 72.19%

Voter Turnout