ElectionGudie

Nov. 7, 2010 Held

2,409,129
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for Milli Məclis (Azerbaijani National Assembly)

Results

49%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,409,129
Valid Votes:2,409,129
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 41 - 1,160,053

48.15%

New Azerbaijan Party 71 - 1,104,528

45.85%

Civic Solidarity Party 3 - 37,994

1.58%

Motherland Party 2 - 32,935

1.37%

Democratic Reform Party 1 - -

United People's Party 1 - -

1.29%

Great Creation Party 1 - -

Social Welfare Party 1 - -

Justice Party 1 - -

Civil Unity Party 1 - -

Hope Party 1 - -

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 125 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 absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president with the approval of the parliament.
  • In the National Assembly (Milli Majlis) 125 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party / Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası (YAP)
    • Leader: Ilham ALIYEV
    • Seats won in last election: 71
  • Party: Civic Solidarity Party (VHP (CSP))
    • Leader: Sabir RUSTAMKHANLI
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: United People's Party
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Independent(s): Independents
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 41
  • Party: Motherland Party (AVP) / Ana Vətən Partiyası
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 2
  • Party: Democratic Reform Party (DRP)
    • Leader: Asim MOLLAZADE
    • Seats won in last election: 1

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 9,054,332 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 4,946,588 (November 2010 est.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,566,752 (2010)

·         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: 20 (as of 2010 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: 1,358,149 (est.)