ElectionGudie

May 13, 2006 Held

141,559
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for Milli Məclis (Azerbaijani National Assembly)

Results

-0%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:141,559
Valid Votes:-1
Invalid Votes:-1

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Azerbaijan National Independence Party - - -

-1.00%

Musavat Party - - -

-1.00%

Independent Candidates 3 - -

-1.00%

New Azerbaijan Party 5 - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 10 seats in the National Assembly (Milli Majlis)

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 Majlis) 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 Majlis) 125 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party / (YAP)
    • Leader: Ilham ALIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: 60
  • Party: Musavat Party
    • Leader: Isa GAMBAR
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 5
  • Party: Azerbaijan National Independence Party (AMIP)***
    • Leader: Ali ALIYEV
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Independent Candidates
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

*** The Azerbaijan National Independence Party (AMIP) split in two in January 2006 and only the wing led by Ali ALYIEV is running in this election.

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held on November 6, 2005. Results in 10 districts were invalidated because of electoral violations and repeat elections have been scheduled for May 13, 2006.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 8,347,300 (January 2005 Source: State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan)
  • Registered Voters: 392,033 (May 2006 - This figure represents registered voters in the ten constituencies taking part in this election.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,298,782 (2006)

·         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: 1,252,095 (est.)