ElectionGudie

April 3, 2011 Held

16,197
Voted
Andorra

Principality of Andorra

Election for Consell General d'Andorra (Andorran General Council)

Results

73%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:16,197
Valid Votes:16,033
Invalid Votes:164

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democrats for Andorra 20 - 8,553

53.35%

Social Democrats 6 - 5,397

33.66%

Andorra for Change - - 1,040

6.49%

Greens - - 520

3.24%

Lauredian Union 2 - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 28 seats in the General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: French and Spanish Co-Princes Nicolas SARKOZY and Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA *
  • Head of Government: Executive Council President Jaume BARTUMEU Cassany
  • Assembly: Andorra has a unicameral General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls) with 28 seats.

* French Coprince Nicolas SARKOZY is represented by Christian FREMONT (since 2008). Spanish Coprince Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA is represented by Nemesi MARQUES i OSTE (since 2003). The Executive Council President is then formally appointed by the coprinces.

Description of electoral system:

  • The French and Spanish Co-Princes is ex officio N/A.
  • The Executive Council President is appointed by hereditary state rulers to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls), 14 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms and 14 members are elected by absolute majority vote to serve 4-year terms.***

*** Members in the nominal tier are elected from seven 2-seat districts. In the proportionate tier members compete in one nation wide constituency.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 84,525 (July 2010 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 21,852 (March 2011 )

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 

·         Is Andorra a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Andorra ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (15 January 1997)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 14 (50%) (2011)

·         Human Development Index Position: 34 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Andorra a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 April 2007)

·         Has Andorra ratified CRPD: Yes (11 March 2014)

·         Population with a disability: 18,747 (est.)