ElectionGudie
San Marino

Republic of San Marino

33,285 5

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

33,303 58.66%

Registered Voters (as of Oct. 20, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Sammarinese Grand and General Council Consiglio Grande e Generale Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Co-chiefs of State Captain Regent Marino RICCARDI and Captain Regent Fabio BERARDI (for the period 1 October 2016 - 1 April 2017)*
  • Head of Government: Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs Pasquale VALENTINI
  • Assembly: San Marino has a unicameral Grand and General Council (Consiglio Grande e Generale) with 60 seats.

* The Co-Chiefs of State (captains regent) are elected by the Great and General Council for a six-month term.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Co-Chiefs of States are indirectly elected by parliament.
  • The Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs is elected by parliament.
  • In the Grand and General Council (Consiglio Grande e Generale) 60 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms. There is a 3.5 percent threshold. If the coalition with the highest number of votes fails to win 35 seats, it is given "bonus seats" to meet the 35-seat requirement.
Info Institutions Learn More

Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Sammarinese Grand and General Council 2001-06-10 22,648 30,688 73.8%
Sammarinese Grand and General Council 2006-06-04 22,815 31,759 71.84%
Referendum 2011-03-27 13,329 32,972 40.43%
Sammarinese Grand and General Council 2012-11-11 21,138 33,106 63.85%
Referendum 2013-10-20 14,449 33,303 43.39%

Voter Turnout