Feb. 5, 2023 Held


Principality of Monaco

Election for Conseil National (Monacan National Council)


Cast Votes:4,348
Valid Votes:3,948
Invalid Votes:400


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Monagasque National Union 24 - 72,602


New Ideas for Monaco - - 8,401


More Info:

At Stake in this Election: 

  • All 24 seats of the National Council of the Principality of Monaco 

Government Structure: 

  • Chief of State: Prince Albert II (since 6 Apr 2005) 

  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Pierre DARTOUT (since 1 Sept 2020) 

  • Assembly: Unicameral legislature consisting of a 24-member National Council 

Electoral System:  

  • The Chief of State is a hereditary role. 

  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the Chief of State. 

  • The 24 members of the National Council are elected to five-year terms. 16 members are chosen by earning the highest number of votes. The remaining 8 seats are chosen from lists using proportional representation with parties receiving at least 5% of the vote.  

Last Election: 

  • In 2018, a new party, Primo! Priorite Monaco, (which split from the largest party, Horizon Monaco) received 57% of the vote and 21 seats. Horizon Monaco received 2 seats. There was an estimated 67% voter turnout.  

Key Deadlines: 

  • Candidate filing deadline: January 20, 2023 

  • Voter registration deadline: The voter register is based on a passive registration and maintained on a permanent basis. It is reviewed regularly by the City Hall.  

Main Candidates in this Election:  

  • Primo! Priorite Monaco 

  • Leader: Stéphane VALERI 

  • Seats won in last election: 21 

  • Horizon Monaco 

  • Leader: Béatrice FRESKO-ROLFO 

  • Seats won in last election: 2 

  • Union Monégasque 

  • Leader: Jean-François ROBILLON 

  • Seats won in last election: 1 

Population and Registered Voters: 

Gender Data: 

Disability Data: 

  • CRPD Status: Signed 23 Sept 2009; Ratified 19 Sept 2017 

  • Projected population with a disability: 4,710 (2022 est.) 

IFES Resources: 

  • Does IFES have a presence in Monaco: No