ElectionGudie

Nov. 5, 2000 Held

3,000,198
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for Milli Məclis (Azerbaijani National Assembly)

Results

69%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,000,198
Valid Votes:2,897,864
Invalid Votes:102,334

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

New Azerbaijan Party 75 1,805,659

62.30%

Azerbaijan Popular Front Party 6 317,316

10.90%

Civil Solidarity Party 3 186,332

6.40%

Azerbaijan Communist Party 2 183,434

6.30%

Others 35 151,850

5.20%

Equality Party 2 140,546

4.80%

Azerbaijan National Independence Party 2 112,727

3.90%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 125 seats in the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Heydar ALIYEV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Artur RASIZADE
  • Assembly: Azerbaijan has a unicameral National Assembly (Milli Mejlis) with 125 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis), 100 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms and 25 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party (YAP)
    • Leader: Heydar ALIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 78
  • Party: Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (AXC)
    • Leader: Vacant
    • Seats won in this election: 6
  • Party: Musavat Party
    • Leader: Isa GAMBAR
    • Seats won in this election: 1
  • Other Parties
    • Seats won in this election: 12
  • Independents
    • Seats won in this election: 26

Last Parliamentary election:

  • -Parliamentary elections last held: November 12 and November 26, 1995
    Seats decided in the last election: 124

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,748,163 (July 2000 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 4,241,550 ( 1998 approx.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,115,891 (2000)

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Azerbaijan ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (10 July 1995)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 13 (as of 2000 elections) 

·         Human Development Index Position: 78 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CRPD: Yes (9 January 2008)

·         Has Azerbaijan ratified CRPD: Yes (28 January 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 1,162,224 (est.)