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May 29, 2024 Confirmed

Madagascar

Republic of Madagascar

Election for Assemblée Nationale (Malagasy National Assembly)


General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • All 151 seats in the Malagasy National Assembly

Government Structure:  

  • Chief of State: President Andry RAJOELINA (since 21 January 2019) 
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Christian NTSAY (since 6 June 2018) 
  • Assembly: bicameral Parliament (Parlement) with an 18-seat Senate (Antenimierandoholona) and a 151-seat National Assembly (Antenimierampirenena)  

Electoral System:  

  • The President is directly elected by absolute majority vote in up to two rounds. The President may serve up to two 5-year terms. 
  • The Prime Minister is nominated by the National Assembly and confirmed by the President.
  • In the Senate, 6 members are appointed by the President and 12 members are indirectly elected by an electoral college of subnational leaders. All members serve 5-year terms. 
  • In the National Assembly, 87 members are elected by plurality vote from single-seat constituencies and 64 are elected by closed-list proportional representation vote from multi-seat constituencies. All members are directly elected and serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

In the 2019 National Assembly election, the TGT party (known then as IRD) won a majority with 84 seats. Six other parties and 46 independent parties also won seats. Voter turnout was 40.71%.

Information for Voters:

Online voter roll consultation / Fanamarinana ny anarana ao anaty lisi-pifidianana (in Malagasy)

Key Deadlines:

Main Parties in this Election:

  • Young Malagasies Determined / Tanora Malagasy Vonona (TGV)
    • Seats won in last election: 84 out of 151
      • Previously known as IRD or MAPAR
  • Independent candidates
    • Seats won in last election: 46 out of 151
  • I Love Madagascar / Tiako I Madagasikara (TIM)
    • Seats won in last election: 16 out of 151

Population and Registered Voters:

Gender Data:

Disability Data:

  • CRPD Status: Signed 25 September 2007, Ratified 12 June 2015
  • Projected population with a disability: 4,737,874 (2022 est.)

IFES Resources:

  • Does IFES have a presence in Madagascar: No
  • Election Access: Yes
  • Election Judgements: Yes, 4 resources
Election Modified: May 20, 2024

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