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Majlisi namoyandogon (House of Representatives)

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlisi Oli / Supreme Council
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlisi namoyandogon / House of Representatives
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majlisi milli / National Assembly
Electoral Law 10 December 1999
Law on Elections to the Majlisi Oli (last amended on 16.06.2004)
Mode of designation directly elected 63
Constituencies - 41 single-member constituencies.
- One nationwide constituency for 22 seats (under the proportional representation system)
Voting system Mixed: Mixed system:
- Proportional representation using the party list for 22 seats. Parties must surpass a 5-per-cent threshold to win parliamentary representation.
- Majority: Absolute majority vote in two rounds.
In each constituency, at least 50% of the electorate must participate for the poll to be valid and candidates are declared elected if they obtain more than 50% of the votes cast. Should one of these conditions not be met, a second round of elections must take place.
Voting is not compulsory.
Voter requirements - age: 18 years
- Tajik citizenship
Eligibility - qualified electors
- age: 25 years
- Tajik citizenship
Incompatibilities - Head of State
- members of the other chamber
- ministers of State
- holders of public posts
- holders of judicial offices (judges)
- members of the armed forces
Candidacy requirements Deposit of 7,000 somoni (about US$ 1,600) per candidate, refundable to candidates elected in the single-member constituencies and parties that surpass the 5-per-cent threshold.

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