March 25, 2018 Held



Election for Mejlis (Turkmen National Assembly)


Cast Votes:3,038,319
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party 56 None

Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs 11 None

Party of Agrarians and Citizens' Nominees 48 None

More Info:

Turkmenistan: National Assembly, 25 March 2018

At stake in this election:

  • 125 seats in the National Assembly.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Head of Government: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Assembly: Turkmenistan has a unicameral National Assembly (Mejlis) with 125 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the National Assembly (Mejlis) 125 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Last National Assembly election:

  • The last National Assembly election was held on 15 December 2013.

Main Parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic Party of Turkmenistan (DPT) / Türkmenistany┼ł Demokratik partiýasy
    • Leader: Ata SERDAROV
    • Seats won in last election: 47
    • Seats won in this election: 56
  • Party: Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs / Senagatçylar we Telekeçiler partiýasy
    • Leader: Saparmyrat OVGANOV
    • Seats won in last election: 14
    • Seats won in this election: 21
  • Party: Agrarian Party / Agrar partiýadan Türkmenistanda and Groups of Citizens*
    • Leader: Byashim ANNAGURBANOV**
    • Seats won in last election: 7***
    • Seats won in this election: 48*

*No publicly available results differentiated between the Agrarian Party and Groups of Citizens.

** Leader of the Agrarian Party

*** Groups of citizens nominated 7 candidates who were elected to assembly in 2014. The Agrarian Party is new this election.

Population and voter registration:

  • Population: 5,113,040 (July 2013 est.)
  • Voter Registration: 2,987,324 (2012)