Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic 2018 voting live

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Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic 2018 Results Voting Live

Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic Dates 2018

Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic Date: 31 July 2018

The Assembly of the Republic (Turkish: Cumhuriyet Meclisi) is the parliament of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. It has 50 members, elected for a five-year term by mitigated proportional representation. A party must cross the election threshold (5% of the total vote) to be awarded any seats. The parliament is composed of 50 MPs, chosen from five electoral districts, which are coterminous with the districts of Northern Cyprus: Lefkoşa, Gazimağusa, Girne, Güzelyurt and İskele.

Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic 2018 Voting live


Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic Voting Live 2018 

In Northern Cyprus elections, voters vote for individual candidates. There are two ways of voting.

  • Voters can vote for a party, which in effect is voting for every MP candidate from that party in that district once. The voter can further prioritize the MPs in this kind of voting.
  • Alternatively, the voter may not choose a party but vote for candidates from different parties. In this kind of mixed voting, the voter cannot choose more than the number of MPs the district is allotted.


    Electoral system of Northern Cyprus

The legislature, Cumhuriyet Meclisi (Assembly of the Republic of Northern Cyprus), has 50 members, elected for a five-year term by mitigated proportional representation. Until 2004, the case of Ibrahim Aziz in the European Court of Human Rights, Turkish Cypriots could not vote in the Republic of Cyprus.


Candidates for Assembly of the Republic

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 Northern Cyprus Parties and leaders

Republican Turkish Party Cumhuriyetçi Türk Partisi,National Unity Party Ulusal Birlik Partisi, Democratic Party Demokrat Parti.


Northern Cyprus past election results 

Party Votes % Seats +/–
  Republican Turkish Party 477,209 38.38 21 +6
  National Unity Party 339,864 27.33 14 –12
  Democratic Party 288,021 23.16 12 +7
  Communal Democracy Party 92,110 7.41 3 +1
  United Cyprus Party 39,127 3.15 0 0
  Independents 7,110 0.57 0 0
Total 1,243,441 100 50 0
Valid votes      
Invalid/blank votes    
Total votes cast 120,287 100
Registered voters/turnout 172,803 69.61
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