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Feb. 27, 2005 Confirmed

2,771,528
Registered to Vote
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Republic of Tajikistan

Election for Majlisi Milli (National Assembly)

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At stake in this election:

  • 63 seats in the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Emomali RAHMONOV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Oqil OQILOV
  • Assembly: Tajikistan has a bicameral Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli) consisting of the National Assembly with 33 seats and the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon) with 63 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 7-year term.
  • In the National Assembly 33 members are elected by indirect vote to serve 5-year terms*. In the Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi Namoyandagon) 63 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

* 25 selected by local deputies, 8 appointed by the president.

Main parties in the Second Round of the electoral race:

  • Party: People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (PDPT)
    Leader: Emomali RAHMONOV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 52
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 38
  • Party: Communist Party of Tajikistan (CPT))
    Leader: Shodi SHABDOLOV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 4
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 5
  • Party: Islamic Renaissance Party (IRPT)
    Leader: Said Abdullo NURI
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 2
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 2
  • Party: Socialist Party (SPT)
    Leader: Abduhalim GAFUROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 0
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Social Democratic Party (SDPT)
    Leader: Rahmatullo ZOIROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 0
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Democratic Party (DPT)
    Leader: Mahmadruzi ISKANDAROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 0
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Independents
    Leader: N/A
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 5
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: N/A

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

  • Party: People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (PDPT)
    Leader: Emomali RAHMONOV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 49
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 38
  • Party: Communist Party of Tajikistan (CPT))
    Leader: Shodi SHABDOLOV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 4
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 5
  • Party: Islamic Renaissance Party (IRPT)
    Leader: Said Abdullo NURI
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 2
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 2
  • Party: Socialist Party (SPT)
    Leader: Abduhalim GAFUROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: N/A
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Social Democratic Party (SDPT)
    Leader: Rahmatullo ZOIROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: N/A
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Democratic Party (DPT)
    Leader: Mahmadruzi ISKANDAROV
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: N/A
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0
  • Party: Independents
    Leader: N/A
    Seats won in this Assembly of Representatives election: 5
    Seats won in last Assembly of Representatives election: 0

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last election was held on February 27, 2000, and the run-off elections were held on March 12, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,011,556 (July 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 2,771,528 (February 2005 )