Supreme Assembly (Tajikistan)

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Supreme Assembly
Type
Type Bicameral
Houses Assembly of Representatives
National Assembly
Seats 96 members (63 and 33)
Meeting place
Dushanbe
Website
www.parlament.tj
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The Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli), Tajikistan's parliament, has two chambers:

  • Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi namoyandagon), the lower chamber with 63 members elected for a five-year term, 22 by proportional representation and 41 in single-seat constituencies.[1] The previous Chairman of Majlisi namoyandagon Saydullo Khayrulloyev was elected on 27 March 2000.[2] He was succeeded by Shukurjon Zuhurov on March 16, 2010.
  • National Assembly (Majlisi milli), the upper chamber with 33 members, 25 elected for a five-year term by deputies of local majlisi and 8 appointed by the president.[3] The current Chairman of Majlisi milli is Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev from April 17, 2000.[4]

The bicameral legislature was introduced in the September 1999 constitution. Prior to that Tajikistan had a unicameral legislature.

2010 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 February 2010 Assembly of Representatives of Tajikistan election results
Parties Votes % Seats
People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan 2,321,436 71.04 55
Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan 268,096 8.20 2
Communist Party of Tajikistan 229,080 7.01 2
Agrarian Party of Tajikistan 166,935 5.11 2
Party of Economic Reforms of Tajikistan 165,324 5.06 2
Others 116,796 3.58
Total (turnout 90.84%) 3,267,667 100.00 63
Registered voters 3,621,174  
Source: IPU PARLINE

The current chairman of Majlisi namyandagon is Shukurjon Zuhurov

2005 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 February and 13 March 2005 Assembly of Representatives of Tajikistan election results
Parties Votes 1st round % Seats
People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (Hizbi Demokrati-Khalkii Tojikston) 1,666,909 64.51 49
Communist Party of Tajikistan (Hizbi Kommunistīi Tojikston) 533,066 20.63 4
Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (Nahzati Islomi Tojikiston) 193,532 7.48 2
Others Democratic Party (Hizbi Demokrati) 190,412 7,36 N/A
Justice Party (Hizb Adolatkhoh) N/A
Socialist Party (Hizbi Sotsialistīi Tojikston) N/A
Other parties -
Non-partisans (pro-HDKT) 5
Total (turnout  %) 2,583,919   63
Registered voters 2,771,528
Source: IFES, Angus Reid en Eurasia.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi namoyandagon): official website
  2. ^ RFE/RLNewsline - March 28, 2000
  3. ^ National Assembly (Majlisi milli): official website
  4. ^ RFE/RL Newsline, Vol. 4. No. 77. 00-04-18

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