At stake in this election:
- 25 seats in the Parliament (Landtag)
Description of government structure:
- Chief of State: Prince HANS ADAM II *
- Head of Government: Head of Government Mario FRICK
- Assembly: Liechtenstein has a unicameral Parliament (Landtag) with 25 seats.
* On August 15, 2004, Prince HANS ADAM II transferred the official duties to the Hereditary Prince ALOIS, but Prince HANS ADAM II retains his title of Head of State.
Description of electoral system:
- The Prince is a hereditary monarch.
- In the Parliament (Landtag) 25 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.
Main parties in the electoral race:
- Party: Progressive Citizens' Party (FBP)
- Leader: Norbert SEEGER
- Seats won in this election: 13
- Seats won in last election: 10
- Party: Fatherland Union
- Leader: Mario FRICK
- Seats won in this election: 11
- Seats won in last election: 13
- Party: Free List (FL)
- Leader: Christel HILTI, Hansjorg HILTI, Helen MARXER, Hugo RISCH, and Margrit WILLE
- Seats won in this election: 1
- Seats won in last election: 2
Last Parliamentary election:
- Parliamentary elections were last held on February 2, 1997.
Population and number of registered voters:
- Population: 32,207 (July 2000 est.)
- Registered Voters: 16,350 ( 2001 )