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Elections in the Maldives

Elections in Maldives gives information on election and election results in the Maldives.

Maldives elects on national level a head of state, the president, and a legislature. The president is elected directly for a five-year term by the people.

The Assembly (Majlis) has 88 members . All members are elected directly for a term of five years from 88 single-member constituencies.

Latest electionsEdit

2019 parliamentary electionEdit

 
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Maldivian Democratic Party 96,354 45.83 65 +39
Jumhooree Party 23,452 11.15 5 –10
Progressive Party of Maldives 19,176 9.12 5 –28
People's National Congress 13,931 6.63 3 New
Maldives Development Alliance 6,636 3.16 2 –3
Adhaalath Party 4,423 2.10 0 –1
Maldives Labour and Social Democratic Party 314 0.15 0 New
Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party 373 0.18 0 0
Maldives Third Way Democrats 293 0.14 0 New
Independents 45,301 21.55 7 +2
Invalid/blank votes 4,800
Total 215,053 100 87 +2
Registered voters/turnout 264,442 81.32
Source: Elections Commission of Maldives (8619 of 8631 results sheets verified)

2018 presidential electionEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih Maldivian Democratic Party 134,705 58.38
Abdulla Yameen Progressive Party of Maldives 96,052 41.62
Invalid/blank votes 3,132
Total 233,889 100
Registered voters/turnout 262,135 89.22
Source: Elections Commission of the Maldives

2014 parliamentary electionEdit

Group Votes % Seats +/–
Maldivian Democratic Party 75,670 40.79 26 0
Progressive Party of Maldives 51,424 27.72 33 New
Jumhooree Party 25,149 13.56 15 +14
Maldives Development Alliance 7,496 4.04 5 New
Adhaalath Party 4,941 2.66 1 +1
Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party 549 0.30 0 –28
Independents 20,276 10.93 5 –8
Invalid/blank votes 2,011
Total 187,516 100 85 +8
Registered voters/turnout 240,652 77.92
Source: IFES

2013 presidential electionEdit

Candidate Party Annulled election Re-run
First round Second round
Votes % Votes % Votes %
Abdulla Yameen Progressive Party of Maldives 53,099 25.35 61,278 29.72 111,203 51.39
Mohamed Nasheed Maldivian Democratic Party 95,224 45.45 96,764 46.93 105,181 48.61
Qasim Ibrahim Jumhooree Party 50,422 24.07 48,131 23.35
Mohammed Waheed Hassan (inc.) Independent 10,750 5.13
Invalid/blank votes 2,395 2,331 2,237
Total 211,890 100 208,504 100 218,621 100
Registered voters/turnout 239,593 88.44 239,105 87.20 239,165 91.41
Source: Government of the Maldives, Government of the Maldives

2011 local council electionEdit

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2009 parliamentary electionEdit

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2008 presidential electionEdit

The 2008 presidential election was the first democratic election in the history of the Maldives. Mohamed Nasheed beat incumbent Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.

Party Candidate Running mate First round Second round
Votes Percentage Votes Percentage
Democratic-Alliance Mohamed Nasheed Mohammed Waheed Hassan 44,293 24.91% 97,222 53.65%
Dhivehi Rayyithunge Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (inc.) Ahmed Thasmeen Ali 71,779 40.34% 82,121 45.32%
Independent Hassan Saeed Ahmed Shaheed 29,633 16.67%
Republican Qasim Ibrahim Ahmed Ali Sawaad 27,056 15.22%
Islamic Democratic Umar Naseer Ahmed Rizwy 2,472 1.39%
Social Liberal Ibrahim Ismail Fathimath Nahid Shakir 1,382 0.77%
Invalid or blank votes 1,235 0.69% 1,861 1.03%
Totals 177,802 100.00% 181,204 100.00%
Voter turnout 85.38% 86.58%


2005 parliamentary electionEdit

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Past electionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Presidential Election 2008 Final Results" (PDF) (in Divehi). Elections Commission of the Republic of Maldives. 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
  2. ^ "Presidential Election 2008 Final Results (Runoff)" (PDF) (in Divehi). Elections Commission of the Republic of Maldives. 2008-11-01. Retrieved 2008-11-02.

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