ElectionGudie

Oct. 4, 2015 Held

1,563,456
Voted
Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Republic

Election for Jorgorku Kenesh (Kyrgyz Supreme Council)

Results

57%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,563,456
Valid Votes:1,563,456
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK) 38 - 432,804

27.56%

Respublika - Ata-Jurt 28 - 318,266

20.26%

Kyrgyzstan Party 18 - 205,268

13.07%

Onuguu-Progress 13 - 147,515

9.39%

Stay United 12 - 134,909

8.59%

Socialist Party Ata Meken 11 - 122,500

7.08%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

Kyrgyzstan: Supreme Council (Žogorku Keňesh) Election, 4 October 2015

At stake in this election:

  • All 120 seats in the Supreme Council (Žogorku Keňesh).

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Almazbek ATAMBAEV (since 1 December 2011)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Temir SARIYEV (since 1 May 2015)
  • Assembly: Kyrgyzstan has a unicameral Supreme Council (Žogorku Keňesh) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the Supreme Council (Žogorku Keňesh), 120 members are elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency. According to the Electoral Law, no political party is allowed to be granted over 65 seats in the Supreme Council. To gain representation in Parliament, a party must receive at least 5% of votes among all eligible voters nationwide, and at least 0.5% of votes from all eligible voters in each oblast of Kyrgyzstan.

Main parties in the election:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 5,664,939 (July 2015 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 2,647,533 (July 20, 2015)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 2,887,844 (July 2015 est.)
  • Is Kyrgyzstan a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Kyrgyzstan ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (10 February 1997)
  • Gender Quota: Yes, at least 30% of each party list must be comprised of each gender. Also, there must be one person of each gender for every four positions on a party list.
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 23 (following the 2015 elections)
  • Human Development Index Position: 125
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index Categorization: Medium

Disability Data:

  • Is Kyrgyzstan a signatory to CRPD: Yes, 21 September 2011
  • Has Kyrgyzstan ratified CRPD: No
  • Population with a disability: 840,632

 


[1] New political party founded by former member of Respublika, Altynbek SULAIMANOV.

[2] New political party founded by former Deputy Speaker Bakyt TOROBAYEV

[3] Respublika and Ata Jurt have formed a political alliance for the 2015 parliamentary election. In the 2010 election Respublika won 12.6% of the vote and 23 seats, while Ata-Jurt won 15.4% of the vote and 28 seats.