ElectionGudie

Jan. 28, 2018 Held

395,949
Voted
Cyprus

Republic of Cyprus

Election for President

Results

70%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:395,949
Valid Votes:386,611
Invalid Votes:9,338

Candidates:

Nikos ANASTASIADES137,268

35.51

Stavros MALAS116,920

30.24

Tassos PAPADOPOULOS99,508

25.74

Christos CHRISTOU21,846

5.65

Giorgos LILLIKAS8,419

2.18

OTHER CANDIDATES2,650

0

More Info:

Cyprus: President, 28 January 2018

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Cyprus

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Nikos ANASTASIADIS (since 28 February 2013)
  • Head of Government: President Nikos ANASTASIADIS (since 28 February 2013)
  • Assembly: Unicameral House of Representatives (Vouli Antiprosopon) with 80 seats

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is directly elected by an absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds, if needed, for a 5-year term.

Last Election:

  • The last elections for the President of Cyprus were held in 2013. Nikos ANASTASIADIS was elected in the second round.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Nikos ANASTASIADES
    • Democratic Rally / Dimokratikós Sinagermós (DISY)
  • Giorgos LILLIKAS
    • Citizens’ Alliance / Symmachía Politón
  • Nikolas PAPADOPOULOS
    • Democratic Rally / Dimokratikó Kómma (DIKO)
  • Stavros MALAS
    • Progressive Party of Working People / Anorthotikó Kómma Ergazómenou Laoú (AKEL)
  • Christos CHRISTOU
    • National Popular Front / Ethniko Laiko Metopo (ELAM)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,221,549
  • Registered Voters: 543,186

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 598,799
  • Is Cyprus a signatory to CEDAW: N/A
  • Has Cyprus ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (23 July 1985)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: No
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 10
  • Human Development Index Position: 33
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Cyprus a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Cyprus ratified CRPD: Yes (27 June 2011)
  • Population with a disability: 178,380