2015 Tajik parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Tajikistan on 1 March 2015.[1]

2015 Tajik parliamentary election
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Party Leader Seats +/–
PDP Emomali Rahmon 51 −4
Agrarian Amir Qaroqulov 5 +3
PERT Olimzhon Boboyev 3 +1
Socialist Abduhalim Ghafarov 1 +1
Communist Shodi Shabdolov 2 0
Democratic 1 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Electoral system edit

The 63 members of the Assembly of Representatives were elected by two methods: 41 members were elected in single-member constituencies using the two-round system, whilst 22 seats were elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency, with an electoral threshold of 5%.[2]

Campaign edit

A total of 288 candidates contested the elections.[3]

Conduct edit

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe sent observers to the elections. None of the elections in Tajikistan since 1992 were judged either free or fair by international observers.[1]

Results edit

People's Democratic Party351651–4
Agrarian Party235+3
Party of Economic Reforms123+1
Socialist Party011+1
Communist Party2020
Democratic Party101+1
Islamic Renaissance Party000–2
Social Democratic Party0000
Total votes3,791,827
Registered voters/turnout4,323,63487.70
Source: Asia Plus, IPU

References edit

  1. ^ a b "OSCE To Monitor Tajik Parliamentary Elections". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ Electoral system IPU
  3. ^ Central Election Commission: Turnout at Tajikistan’s parliamentary polls reaches 82% Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine Focus News Agency, 1 March 2015