IFES

Oct. 9, 2013 Held

3,697,970
Voted
Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Election for President

Results

Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,697,970
Valid Votes:3,697,970
Invalid Votes:0

Candidates:

Ilham ALIYEV3,123,113

84.54

Camil HASANLI204,642

5.53

Iqbal AGAZADE88,723

2.40

Qudrat HASANGULIYEV73,702

1.99

Zahid ORUC53,839

1.45

Ilyas ISMAYILOV39,722

1.07

Araz ALIZADE32,069

1.07

Farac QULIYEV31,926

0.8633385343850817

Hafiz HACIYEV24,461

0.661471023291157

Sardar CALALOGLU22,773

0.615824357688137

More Info:

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:

  • Iqbal AGAZADE
  • Party: Hope Party / Ümid Partiyası
  • Ilham ALIYEV
  • Party: New Azerbaijan Party / Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası (YAP)
  • Araz ALIZADE
  • Party: Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party / Azərbaycan Sosial Demokrat Partiyası
  • Sardar CALALOGLU
  • Party: Azerbaijan Democrat Party / Azərbaycan Demokrat Partiyası (ADP)
  • Hafiz HACIYEV
  • Party: Modern Musavat Party / Müasir Müsavat Partiyası
  • Qudrat HASANGULIEV
  • Party: All-Azerbaijan People’s Front Party / Bütöv Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası (BAXCP)
  • Camil HASANLI[i]
  • Party: National Council of Democratic Forces / Demokratik Qüvvələrin Milli Şurası[ii]
  • Ilyas ISMAYILOV
  • Party: The Justice Party / Ədalət Partiyası
  • Zahid ORUC
  • Independent
  • Farac QULIYEV
  • 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.)

 

[i] HASANLI was the fallback candidate for the NSDS after its primary candidate, Rustam IBRAGIMBEKOV failed to meet the criteria for running for the office of the President.

[ii] The National Council of Democratic Forces is a coalition formed in 2013 as the opposition force to President ALIYEV’s New Azerbaijan Party. The National Council of Democratic Forces consists of the Open Society Party / Açıq Cəmiyyət Partiyası (ACP), the Azerbaijan Liberal Party / Azərbaycan Liberal Partiyası  (ALP), the Azerbaijan Popular Front Party / Azərbaycan Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası  (AXCP), the Classic Popular Front Party / Klassik Xalq Cəbhəsi Partiyası (KXCP), and  Musavat / Müsavat Partiyası.

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