ElectionGudie

April 11, 2018 Held

3,958,852
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for President

Results

74%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,958,852
Valid Votes:3,946,439
Invalid Votes:124,113

Candidates:

Razi NURULLAYEVNone

None

Ilham ALIYEV3,394,898

86.02

Zahid ORUJ122,956

3.12

Sardar MAMMADOV119,621

3.03

Qudrat HASANGULIYEV119,311

3.02

Hafiz HAJIYEV59,924

1.52

Araz ALIZADE54,533

1.38

Faraj GULIYEV45,967

1.17

More Info:

Azerbaijan: President, 11 April 2018

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Azerbaijan.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ilham ALIYEV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Artur RASIZADE
  • Assembly: Azerbaijan has a unicameral National Assembly (Milli Mejlis) with 125 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term. There are no term limits on the office of the President.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Ilham ALIYEV
  • Araz ALIZADE
    • Party: Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party / Azərbaycan Sosial Demokrat Partiyası
  • Hafiz HAJIYEV
    • Party: Modern Musavat Party / Müasir Müsavat Partiyası
  • Gudrat HASANGULIEV
    • Party: All-Azerbaijan People’s Front Party / Bütöv Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası (BAXCP)
  • Sardar MAMMADOV
    • Party: Azerbaijan Democrat Party / Azərbaycan Demokrat Partiyasi (ADP)
  • Razi NURULLAYEV
    • Party: Azerbaijan Popular Front Party / Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası
  • Zahid ORUJ
    • Independent
  • Faraj GULIYEV
    • Party: Movement of National Revival Party / Milli Dirçəliş Hərəkatı Partiyası

Population and number of registered voters

  • Population: 9,416,801 (2013)
  • Registered voters: 5,214,787 (2013)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 4,429,490 (2008)

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Azerbaijan ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (10 July 1995)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 20 (as of 2010 elections) 

·         Human Development Index Position: 78 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Azerbaijan a signatory to CRPD: Yes (9 January 2008)

·         Has Azerbaijan ratified CRPD: Yes (28 January 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 1,412,520 (est.)