Elections in Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan elects on the national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for atenure of single six-year term by the people (previously, the term length was four years and briefly five years).[1] The Supreme Council (Joghorku Keneš) is composed of 120 members filled by proportional representation.

Latest elections[edit]

2010 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 October 2010 Kyrgyzstan Supreme Council election results
Parties Votes % of votes cast[citation needed] % by eligible voters Seats
Ata-Zhurt 266,923 16.10% 8.89% 28
SDPK 241,528 14.55% 8.04% 26
Ar-Namys 232,682 14.02% 7.74% 25
Respublika Party of Kyrgyzstan 217,601 13.12% 7.24% 23
Ata-Meken 168,218 10.13% 5.60% 18
Butun Kyrgyzstan 145,455 8.76% 4.84%
Akshumkar 78,952 4.76% 2.63%
Zamandash 63,435 3.82% 2.11%
Other Parties 244,703 14.74% 7.77%
Not voting/casting invalid vote 45.14%[citation needed]
Total 100.00% 100.00% 120
Turnout: 1,679,538 (55.90%)
Source: Shailoo

2005 Presidential election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 July 2005 Kyrgyzstan presidential election results
Candidates Votes %
Kurmanbek Bakiyev 1,312,174 88.9
Tursunbai Bakir Uulu 56,065 3.8
Akbaraly Aitikeev 52,671 3.6
Zhapar Dzheksheyev 13,821 0.9
Toktayym Ümötalieva 8,111 0.6
Keneshbek Dushebaev 7,424 0.5
Against all candidates 12,771 0.9
Total (turnout  %) 100.0

Past elections and referendums[edit]

Parliamentary election[edit]

2005[edit]

69 seats were won by the ruling party and 6 were one by the opposition. Observers said there "some technical improvements over the first round" but stressed that there remained "significant shortcomings." Following the Tulip Revolution the incomplete results were never complete and the interim president, Kurmanbek Bakiev initially postponed a new round of election to later in the year, but subsequently put them off beyond 2005.

2000[edit]

  • Assembly of People's Representatives - 20 February and 12 March 2000
  • Legislative Assembly - 20 February and 12 March 2000

Election results: Total seats by party in the Supreme Council were as follows:

note: These results include both the Assembly of People's Representatives and the Legislative Assembly.

1995[edit]

  • Assembly of People's Representatives - 5 February 1995

note: not all of the 70 seats were filled at the 5 February 1995 elections; as a result, run-off elections were held at later dates; the assembly meets twice yearly

  • Legislative Assembly - 5 February 1995

note: not all of the 35 seats were filled at the 5 February 1995 elections; as a result, run-off elections were held at later dates
note: the legislature became bicameral for the 5 February 1995 elections

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