2015 Tajik parliamentary election

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

2015 Tajikistani parliamentary election
Tajikistan
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Party Leader % Seats ±
People's Democratic Party Emomali Rahmon 65.4% 51 -4
Agrarian Party Amir Qaroqulov 11.7% 5 +3
Party of Economic Reform Olimzhon Boboyev 7.5% 3 +1
Socialist Party Abduhalim Ghafarov 5.5% 1 +1
Communist Party Shodi Shabdolov 2.2% 2 0
Democratic Party 1.7% 1 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Electoral systemEdit

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]

CampaignEdit

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

ConductEdit

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]

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Constituency PR Total +/–
People's Democratic Party 65.4 35 16 51 –4
Agrarian Party 11.7 2 3 5 +3
Party of Economic Reform 7.5 1 2 3 +1
Socialist Party 5.5 0 1 1 +1
Communist Party of Tajikistan 2.2 2 0 2 0
Democratic Party 1.7 1 0 1 +1
Islamic Renaissance Party 1.6 0 0 0 –2
Social Democratic Party 0.5 0 0 0 0
Total 100 41 22 63 0
Registered voters/turnout 87.7
Source: Asia Plus, IPU

ReferencesEdit

  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% Focus News Agency, 1 March 2015