May 22, 2005 Held



Election for Mongolian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:927,405
Valid Votes:914,791
Invalid Votes:12,614

Vote Share by Candidate:

Nambar ENKHBAYAR495,730


Mendaikhan ENKHSAIKHAN184,743


Bazarsad JARGALSAIKHAN129,147


Badarch ERDENEBAT105,171

Election Results Modified: Apr 11, 2016

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Mongolia

Description of government structure:

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

* Chief of State: President

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 Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Nambar ENKHBAYAR
    • Party: (MPRP)
  • Badarch ERDENEBAT
    • Party: N/A
    • Party: N/A
  • Mendaikhan ENKHSAIKHAN
    • Party: N/A

Last Presidential election:

  • The last presidential election was held on May 20, 2001. Natsagiyn BAGABANI won with 58.13% of the vote while Radnaasumbereliyn GONCHIGDORJ took second place with 36.58% of the vote.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 2,526,447 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: N/A (May 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,269,518 (2005)

·         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: 5 (following the 2004 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: 378,967 (est.)

Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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