ElectionGudie

Nov. 6, 2005 Held

1,891,977
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for Milli Məclis (Azerbaijani National Assembly)

Results

39%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,891,977
Valid Votes:1,822,861
Invalid Votes:69,116

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

New Azerbaijan Party 61 None

Azadliq bloc 9 None

The Justice Party 1 None

Civic Solidarity Party 1 None

Other Candidates 53 - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 125 seats in the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ilham 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) 125 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party / (YAP)
    • Leader: Ilham ALIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 60
    • Seats won in last election: 75
  • Party: Musavat Party
    • Leader: Isa GAMBAR
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Party: Motherland Party
    • Leader: Fazail AGHAMALI
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Umid Party
    • Leader: Igbal AGHAZADEH
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Civil Unity
    • Leader: Sabir HAJIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Whole Azerbaijan Popular Front
    • Leader: Gudrat HASSANGULIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Azerbaijan Popular Front (AXCP)
    • Leader: Ali KARIMLI
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 7
  • Party: Social Welfare Party
    • Leader: Khanhussein KAZIMLI
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Democratic Reforms Party
    • Leader: Asim MOLLAZADEH
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Party for National Independence of Azerbaijan (PNIA)
    • Leader: Etibar MAMMADLI
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Party: Great Creation Party
    • Leader: Fazil GAZANFAROGHLU
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Civic Solidarity Party (CSP)
    • Leader: Sabir RUSTAMKHANLI
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: Liberal Party of Azerbaijan
    • Leader: Lala-Shovkat HAJIYEVA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Independent(s): Other Candidates
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 39
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held on November 5, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 8,391,850 (2005 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 4,675,572 (November 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,257,975 (2005)

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CEDAW: No

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

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 15 (as of 2005 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: 1,258,777 (est.)