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Former Soviet republics: Government > Democracy > Presidential elections stats

Definitions

  • Invalid votes: The number of invalid votes, as reported by each country.
  • Registered voter turnout: The proportion of registered voters who actually voted.
  • Total vote: The total number of votes cast in the relevant election. Total vote includes valid and invalid votes, as well as blank votes in cases where these are separated from invalid votes. More information on valid, invalid and blank votes can be found at aceproject.org
  • Turnout: The number of votes divided by the Voting Age Population figure, expressed as a percentage.
  • Turnout per million: The number of votes divided by the Voting Age Population figure, expressed as a percentage. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Voter registration: The number of registered voters. The figure represents the number of names on the voters' register at the time that the registration process closes, as reported by the electoral management body.
  • Voting age population: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age
  • Voting age population per 1000: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT FORMER SOVIET TOTAL FORMER SOVIET AVERAGE DATES
Invalid votes 1.73%
83% less than average
2003
Registered voter turnout 77%
10% more than average
2003
Total vote 12 million
43% more than average
2003
Turnout 780.4
15% of surveyed countries
65.03
4% more than average
2003
Turnout per million 10.35
9 times less than average
2003
Voter registration 16.61 million
35% more than average
2003
Voting age population 200.3 million
16% of surveyed countries
16.69 million
27% more than average
2003
Voting age population per 1000 691.34
26% more than average
2003

Citation

"Former Soviet Presidential elections Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-Soviet-republics/Government/Democracy/Presidential-elections