Elections in South Ossetia

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South Ossetia
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Elections in South Ossetia gives information on elections and election results in South Ossetia.

South Ossetia elects on national level a head of state - the President - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five term by the people. The Parliament of South Ossetia has 34 members, elected for a five-year term using party-list proportional representation. South Ossetia is a one party dominant state, with the Unity Party in power. Opposition parties are allowed, but are widely considered to have no real chance of gaining power.

Latest elections

2017 Presidential elections

 Summary of the 9 April 2017 South Ossetian presidential election results
Presidential candidate Party votes %
Anatoliy Bibilov United Ossetia 17,736 54.80
Leonid Tibilov Independent 10,909 33.71
Alan Gagloyev 3,291 10.17
Against all 429 1.33
Invalid 1,447
Total number of votes cast 33,812 100.00
Turnout 42,459 79.63
Source: South Ossetia

2014 Parliamentary elections

 Summary of the 8 June 2014 South Ossetian parliamentary election results
Parties Leader Votes % +/– Seats +/–
United Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov 9,083 44.84 new 20 +20
Unity of the People Vladimir Kelekhsaev 2,790 13.77 new 6 +6
People's Party of South Ossetia Alexander Pliev 1,915 9.45 -13.10 4 -5
Nykhaz Ruslan Gagloyev 1,574 7.77 new 4 +4
New Ossetia David Sanakoyev 1,267 6.26 new 0
Unity Party Zurab Kokoyev 1,219 6.02 -40.30 0 -17
Communist Party of South Ossetia Stanislav Kochiev 890 4.39 -17.83 0 -8
Homeland Dombay Gassiyev 802 3.96 new 0
Socialist Party "Fatherland" Vyacheslav Gobozov 658 3.25 -3.11 0
Against all 57 0.28
Invalid 874
Total 21,129 100% 0 34 0
Registered voters / turnout 35,133 60.14%
Sources: [1][2]

Electoral history

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