San Marino

Electoral system*: Proportional representation

Threshold*: political parties – 0,4 - 3,5%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 5 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 21

Quota type: Legislated quota (33%)

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 23,3%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 11,7%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 59,7%

(Parliamentary Elections, 20 November 2016)

Voting abroad: No 


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Electoral Commission of the San Marino

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

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for San Marino


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

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018