June 29, 2008 Held



Election for Ulsyn Ikh Khural (Mongolian State Great Hural)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,139,984
Valid Votes:1,139,984
Invalid Votes:0

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party 45

Democratic Party (Democratic Party) 28

Civil Will Party 1

Independents (Independents) 1

Green Party (Green Party) 1

Election Results Modified: Apr 11, 2016

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • 76 seats in the State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Nambaryn ENKHBAYAR
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Sanjaagiin BAYAR
  • Assembly: Mongolia has a unicameral State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural) with 76 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the State Great Hural (Ulsyn Ikh Khural) 76 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP)
    • Leader: Sanjaagiin BAYAR
    • Seats won in last election: 37
  • Party: Democratic Party (DP)**
    • Leader: Tsakhiagiyn ELBEGDORJ
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Motherland - Mongolian New Socialist Democratic Party (M-MNSDP)
    • Leader: Badarchyn ERDENEBAT
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Civil Will Party
    • Leader: Sanjaasurengiin OYUN
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Mongolian Republican Party (MRP)
    • Leader: Bazarsadyn JARGALSAIKHAN
    • Seats won in last election: 1

** Note: The Motherland Democracy Coalition (MDC), which consisted of the Motherland Party (M-MDNSP), Democratic Party (DP), Civil Will Party (CWP), and others, won a combined 34 seats in the 2004 election. The coalition disolved in December 2004.

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Mongolia's last parliamentary elections were held on June 27, 2004.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 2,629,666 (2008)
  • Registered Voters: 1,534,074 (February 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,323,635 (2008)

·         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: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 3 (following the 2008 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: 394,449 (est.)

Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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