ElectionGudie

July 9, 2017 Held

1,207,787
Voted
Mongolia

Mongolia

Election for President

Results

56%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,207,787
Valid Votes:1,108,293
Invalid Votes:99,494

Candidates:

Khaltmaagiin Battulga611,226

55.15

Miyeegombyn Enkhbold497,067

44.85

More Info:

Mongolia: President, 26 June 2017

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Mongolia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Tsakhiagiin ELBEGDORJ (since 18 June 2009)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Jargaltulga ERDENEBAT (since 8 July 2016)
  • Assembly: Unicameral State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural) with 76 seats

Description of electoral system:

  • Presidential candidates are nominated by political parties represented in the State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural). The President is then directly elected by a simple majority popular vote, in two rounds if needed, for a 4-year term.

Last Election:

  • The first round was on 26 June 2016. Miyeegombyn ENKHBOLD received 517,478 votes, or 38.64%, and Khaltmaagiin BATTULGA receieved 411,748, or 30.75%. Neither candidate received enough votes to avoid a second round.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Miyeegombyn ENKHBOLD
    • Mongolian People’s Party / Mongol Ardīn Nam
  • Khaltmaagiin BATTULGA
    • Democratic Party / Ardchilsan Nam

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,068,243 (July 2017 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 1,990,787

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 1,565,430​
  • Is Mongolia a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Mongolia ratified CEDAW: Yes (20 July 1981)
  • Gender Quota: Yes
  • Female candidates in this election: No
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 13
  • Human Development Index Position: 92
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low

Disability Data:

  • Is Mongolia a signatory to CRPD: No 
  • Has Mongolia ratified CRPD: Yes, accession (13 May 2009)
  • Population with a disability: 448,936