March 25, 2018 Held



Election for Mejlis (Turkmen National Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:3,038,319
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party (Türkmenistanyň Demokratik partiýasy) 56

Party of Agrarians and Citizens' Nominees (Agrar Partiýadan we taýpa halk) 48

Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs) 11

Election Results Modified: Jun 18, 2018

General Information

Turkmenistan: National Assembly, 25 March 2018

At stake in this election:

  • 125 seats in the National Assembly.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Head of Government: President Gurbanguly BERDYMUKHAMMEDOV
  • Assembly: Turkmenistan has a unicameral National Assembly (Mejlis) with 125 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the National Assembly (Mejlis) 125 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Last National Assembly election:

  • The last National Assembly election was held on 15 December 2013.

Main Parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic Party of Turkmenistan (DPT) / Türkmenistanyň Demokratik partiýasy
    • Leader: Ata SERDAROV
    • Seats won in last election: 47
    • Seats won in this election: 56
  • Party: Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs / Senagatçylar we Telekeçiler partiýasy
    • Leader: Saparmyrat OVGANOV
    • Seats won in last election: 14
    • Seats won in this election: 21
  • Party: Agrarian Party / Agrar partiýadan Türkmenistanda and Groups of Citizens*
    • Leader: Byashim ANNAGURBANOV**
    • Seats won in last election: 7***
    • Seats won in this election: 48*

*No publicly available results differentiated between the Agrarian Party and Groups of Citizens.

** Leader of the Agrarian Party

*** Groups of citizens nominated 7 candidates who were elected to assembly in 2014. The Agrarian Party is new this election.

Population and voter registration:

  • Population: 5,113,040 (July 2013 est.)
  • Voter Registration: 2,987,324 (2012)
Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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