Azerbaijan

Electoral system*: Majoritarian system

Threshold: -

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 5 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: No

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 16,9%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30: 0,8%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 55,5%

(Parliamentary Elections, 1 November 2015)

Voting abroad: No 


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan


Civil Society's Organisation observing elections:

Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS)

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the early presidential election in Azerbaijan (11 April 2018) (Doc. 14584)


VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Azerbaijan


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament