ElectionGudie

July 2, 2000 Held

1,027,985
Voted
Mongolia

Mongolia

Election for Ulsyn Ikh Khural (Mongolian State Great Hural)

Results

82%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,027,985
Valid Votes:1,027,985
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party 72 None

Independents 3 None

Democratic Union Coalition 1 None

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 76 seats in the Parliament (State Great Hural)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Natsagiyn BAGABANDI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Rinchinnyamiin AMARJARGAL
  • Assembly: Mongolia has a unicameral Parliament (State Great Hural) with 76 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Parliament (State Great Hural) 76 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP)
    • Leader: Natsagiyn BAGABANDI, Nambaryn ENKHBAYAR, and Lhamsürengiyn ENEBISH
    • Seats won in this election: 72
    • Seats won in last election: 25
  • Party: Democratic Union Coalition (DU)
    • Leader: Rinchinnyamiin AMARJARGAL
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 50

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections last held: June 30, 1996.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 2,397,438 (2000)
  • Registered Voters: 1,247,033 (2000)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,201,824 (2000)

·         Is Mongolia a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Mongolia ratified CEDAW: Yes (20 July 1981)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 8 (following the 2000 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 90 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Mongolia a signatory to CRPD: No

·         Has Mongolia ratified CRPD: Yes, accession (13 May 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 359,615 (est.)