ElectionGudie

July 3, 2005 Held

666,301
Voted
Mauritius

Republic of Mauritius

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Mauritian National Assembly)

Results

82%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:666,301
Valid Votes:666,301
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Mauritian Militant Movement - Mauritian Socialist Movement 24 None

Social Alliance 42 None

Rodrigues People's Organisation 2 None

Rodrigues Movement 2 None

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 70 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Anerood JUGNAUTH (7 October 2003 - 31 March 2012)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Paul BERENGER (7 October 2003 - 5 July 2005)
  • Assembly: Mauritius has a unicameral National Assembly with 70 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly, 62 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms and 8 members are allocated by the election commission to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Mauritian Militant Movement - Mauritian Socialist Movement (MMM-MSM)
    • Leader: Anerood JUGNAUTH
    • Seats won in this election: 22
    • Seats won in last election: 58
  • Party: Alliance Sociale 
    • Seats won in this election: 38
    • Seats won in last election: 36
  • Party: Rodriguan People's Organization (OPR)
    • Leader: Louis Serge CLAIR
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 2

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections last held: 11 September 2000
  • Seats decided in the last election: 66

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,228,254 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: 817,356 (2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 619,540 (2005)

·         Is Mauritius a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Mauritius ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (9 July 1984)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 12 (following the 2005 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 63 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Mauritius a signatory to CRPD: Yes (25 September 2007)

·         Has Mauritius ratified CRPD: Yes (8 January 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 178,030 (est.)