ElectionGudie

Feb. 3, 2013 Held

7,877,906
Voted
Cuba

Republic of Cuba

Election for Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular (Cuban National Assembly of People's Power)

Results

90%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:7,877,906
Valid Votes:7,768,988
Invalid Votes:108,918

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Communist Party of Cuba 614 7,404,422

95.30%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 614 seats in the National Assembly of People's Power (Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Council Raul CASTRO Ruz
  • Head of Government: President of the Council Raul CASTRO Ruz
  • Assembly: Cuba has a unicameral National Assembly of People's Power (Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular) with 614 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of the Council is indirectly elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly of People's Power (Asemblea Nacional del Poder Popular) 614 members are elected by absolute majority vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** The National Assembly is elected from slates approved by special candidacy commissions.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 11,075,244 (July 2012 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 8,631,836 (January 2012 )

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,651,903 (2013)

·         Is Cuba a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (6 March 1980)

·         Has Cuba ratified CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 299 (following the 2013 election)

·         Human Development Index Position: 67 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Cuba a signatory to CRPD: Yes (26 April 2007)

·         Has Cuba ratified CRPD: Yes (6 September 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 1,661,286 (est.)