ElectionGudie

March 1, 2015 Held

16,084
Voted
Andorra

Principality of Andorra

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

Results

60%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:16,084
Valid Votes:14,711
Invalid Votes:1,373

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democrats for Andorra 15 - 5,448

37.03%

Liberal Party of Andorra 8 - 4,073

27.68%

Independents 3 - 3,462

23.53%

Social Democracy and Progress 2 - 1,728

11.74%

More Info:

At stake in this election:      

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

Description of government structure:

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

* French Co-prince François HOLLANDE is represented by Thierry LATASTE (since 2015). Spanish Co-prince Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA is represented by Josep Maria MAURI (since 2012). The Executive Council President is then formally appointed by the co-princes.

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 proportional tier members compete in one nationwide constituency.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Leader: Antoni MARTI

Seats won in last election: 20

Leader: Víctor Zamora NAUDI

Seats won in last election: 6

  • Party: Liberal Party of Andorra/ Partite Liberal d’Andorra (ALDE) 

Leader: Joseph Painted FORNÉ

Seats won in last election: 0

Last election:

  • The last election for the General Council of the Valleys was held on 3 April 2011.  There were 21,852 registered voters for the election.  Democrats for Andorra won 20 seats (of 28), while the Social Democrats won 6 seats, and the Lauredian Union won 2.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 85,458 (July 2014 est.)[i]
  • Registered Voters: 24,509 (2015 est.)[ii]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 41,376 (2014 est.)[iii]
  • Is Andorra a signatory to CEDAW: Yes
  • Has Andorra ratified CEDAW: Yes (15 January 1997)
  • Gender Quota: Yes
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 14 (50%) of 28 seats in the General Council of the Valleys (Consell General de las Valls)
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Ranking: 34 (2014)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: None

Disability Data:

  • Is Andorra a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 April 2007)
  • Has Andorra ratified CRPD: Yes (11 March 2014)