Assembly of Representatives (Tajikistan)

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Assembly of Representatives
Маҷлиси намояндагон
Majlisi namoyandagon
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Type
Type
History
Founded 26 September 1999
Leadership
Chairman of the Assembly of Representatives
Shukurjon Zuhurov
Since 16 March 2010
Structure
Seats 63 members
Assembly of Representatives (Tajikistan) diagram.svg
Political groups

     People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (51)
     Agrarian Party (5)
     Party of Economic Reforms (3)
     Communist Party of Tajikistan (2)
     Socialist Party of Tajikistan (1)

     Democratic Party (1)
Elections
Last election
1 March 2015
Meeting place
Dushanbe
Website
www.parlament.tj
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The Assembly of Representatives (Tajik: Маҷлиси намояндагон) is the lower house of the bicameral Supreme Assembly of Tajikistan. The People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan has been the dominant party in the legislature since 2000.

Electoral system

Members of the Assembly of Representatives are elected by two methods; 41 members are elected in single-member constituencies using the two-round system, whilst 22 are elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency, with an electoral threshold of 5%.[1]

Latest election

Results of the 1 March 2015 election

Party Votes % Seats
Constituency PR Total +/–
People's Democratic Party 65.4 35 16 51 –4
Agrarian Party 11.7 2 3 5 +3
Party of Economic Reforms 7.5 1 2 3 +1
Socialist Party 5.5 0 1 1 +1
Communist Party of Tajikistan 2.2 2 0 2 0
Democratic Party 1.7 1 0 1 +1
Islamic Renaissance Party 1.6 0 0 0 –2
Social Democratic Party 0.5 0 0 0 0
Total 100 41 22 63 0
Registered voters/turnout 87.7
Source: Asia Plus, IPU

References

  1. ^ Electoral system IPU

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 38°34′26″N 68°47′16″E / 38.5739°N 68.7878°E / 38.5739; 68.7878

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