Principality of Monaco

39,102 2

Population (as of Feb. 8, 2019)

Elections in our database

7,245 72.45%

Registered Voters (as of May 8, 2018)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Monacan National Council Conseil National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Prince ALBERT II
  • Head of Government: Minister of State Serge TELLE
  • Assembly: Monaco has a unicameral National Council (Conseil National) with 24 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Prince is hereditary head of state.
  • Minister of State is appointed by the monarch.
  • In the National Council (Conseil National), 16 members are elected by majority vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 8 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.
    • Each ballot paper includes the names of candidates of the same party/coalition list, which shall not exceed the total number of seats to be filled (i.e. 24). Each voter may either approve one of the lists as a whole, or replace some of candidates across different party/coalition lists ("panachage") by indicating the full name of the candidates of their choice. The ballot paper after the "panachage" should contain no more names than the number of seats to be filled. - First to be elected are the sixteen candidates who have obtained the most votes. In case of a tie, the eldest candidate is declared elected. The eight remaining seats are filled from the electoral lists that have polled at least five per cent of the valid votes cast, as per the proportional representation system.
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Monacan National Council 2013-02-10 5,088 6,825 74.55%
Monacan National Council 2018-02-11 5,097 7,245 70.35%

Voter Turnout