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Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

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Politics of Nagorno Karabakh takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, whereby the President of Nagorno Karabakh is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system; as of 2009, American organization Freedom House ranks Nagorno-Karabakh Republic above the republics Armenia and Azerbaijan in terms of political and civil rights.[1][2][3] Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Assembly. The republic is de facto independent and de jure a part of Azerbaijan. Its independence is not recognized by any single state of the world.

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Executive branch

The president is elected for a five year term by the people.

Legislative branch

The National Assembly (Azgayin Zhoghov) has 33 members, 22 elected for a five year term in single seat constituencies and 11 by proportional representation. Nagorno Karabakh has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

2005 Legislative election

e • d  Summary of the 19 June 2005 National Assembly election results
Parties Votes
PR Lists
% Seats
Democratic Party of Artsakh (Artsakhi Demokratakan Kusaktsutyun) 22,393 37.6% 12
Free Motherland (Azat Hayrenik) 15,931 26.7% 10
ARF/Movement 88 14,534 24.4% 3
Communist Party of Artsakh (Artsakhi Komunistakan Kusaktsutyun) 2,432 4.0% -
Moral Revival (Baroyakan Veratsnund) 2,192 3.6% -
Armenia Our Home (Mer Tun' Hayastan) 1,265 2.1% -
Social Justice Party 788 1.2% -
Non-partisans 8
Total (Turnout 78%) 66776 100.0 33
Source: Ruling Party Wins Karabakh Vote Amid Opposition Outcry
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2007 Presidential election

e • d  Summary of the 19 July 2007 Nagorno-Karabakh presidential election results
Candidate Votes %
Bako Sahakyan 59,326 85.12
Masis Mayilyan 8,734 12.53
Armen Abgaryan 867 1.24
Hrant Melkumyan 554 0.79
Vanya Avanesyan 212 0.30
Total valid (turnout 77.39%) 69,693 100.00
Invalid 1,594
Total 71,286
Source: NKR Central Election Commission

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