ElectionGudie

Oct. 9, 2013 Held

3,697,970
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for President

Results

75%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,697,970
Valid Votes:3,697,970
Invalid Votes:0

Candidates:

Ilham ALIYEV3,123,113

84.54

Camil HASANLI204,642

5.53

Iqbal AGAZADE88,723

2.40

Qudrat HASANGULIYEV73,702

1.99

Zahid ORUC53,839

1.45

Ilyas ISMAYILOV39,722

1.07

Araz ALIZADE32,069

1.07

Farac QULIYEV31,926

0

Hafiz HACIYEV24,461

0

Sardar CALALOGLU22,773

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Azerbaijan.

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 absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term. There are no term limits on the office of the President.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Iqbal AGAZADE
  • Party: Hope Party / Ümid Partiyası
  • Ilham ALIYEV
  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party / Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası (YAP)
  • Araz ALIZADE
  • Party: Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party / Azərbaycan Sosial Demokrat Partiyası
  • Sardar CALALOGLU
  • Party: Azerbaijan Democrat Party / Azərbaycan Demokrat Partiyası (ADP)
  • Hafiz HACIYEV
  • Party: Modern Musavat Party / Müasir Müsavat Partiyası
  • Qudrat HASANGULIEV
  • Party: All-Azerbaijan People’s Front Party / Bütöv Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası (BAXCP)
  • Camil HASANLI[i]
  • Party: National Council of Democratic Forces / Demokratik Qüvvələrin Milli Şurası[ii]
  • Ilyas ISMAYILOV
  • Party: The Justice Party / Ədalət Partiyası
  • Zahid ORUC
  • Independent
  • Farac QULIYEV
  • Party: Movement of National Revival Party / Milli Dirçəliş Hərəkatı Partiyası

Population and number of registered voters

  • Population: 9,416,801 (2013)
  • Registered voters: 5,214,787 (2013)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,429,490 (2008)

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CEDAW: No

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

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         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: 1,412,520 (est.)

 

[i] HASANLI was the fallback candidate for the NSDS after its primary candidate, Rustam IBRAGIMBEKOV failed to meet the criteria for running for the office of the President.

[ii] The National Council of Democratic Forces is a coalition formed in 2013 as the opposition force to President ALIYEV’s New Azerbaijan Party. The National Council of Democratic Forces consists of the Open Society Party / Açıq Cəmiyyət Partiyası (ACP), the Azerbaijan Liberal Party / Azərbaycan Liberal Partiyası  (ALP), the Azerbaijan Popular Front Party / Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası  (AXCP), the Classic Popular Front Party / Klassik Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası (KXCP), and  Musavat / Müsavat Partiyası.