Turkey

Electoral system*: Proportional representation

Threshold*: political parties – 10%

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*: 17,3%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 0,2%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 86,2%

(Parliamentary Elections, 24 June 2018)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Supreme Electoral Council

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the early presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey (24 June 2018) (Doc. 14608)


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

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


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

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