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National Council

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
11.02.2018
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
28.02.2023
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
24
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
72
The number of women candidates is not available from authoritative sources.
Number of parties contesting the election This field may include either the number of parties contesting the election, or the number of coalitions/electoral alliance.
3

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
7,245
Votes Number of people who actually voted
5,097
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
70.35%

Results

About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
Primo! Monaco as Priority (Priorité Monaco), led by former Speaker Stéphane Valeri, won a resounding victory. It took 21 seats in the 24-member National Council and ousted the outgoing ruling party, Monaco Horizon (HM), led by Ms. Béatrice Fresko-Rolfo. On 22 February, the newly-elected National Council elected Mr. Valeri as its Speaker. Major electoral issues in 2018 included housing and pension reform. Primo! promised to establish an urgent plan to provide more housing and to protect civil servants' pension scheme.
Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
3
Percentage of parties winning seats The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of parties which won parliamentary representation by the number of parties contesting the election.
100%
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
87.5%
Alternation of power after elections The results of the elections caused a change in the government. "Not applicable" to countries using the presidential system when parliamentary and presidential elections are held separately, to countries in political transition or where there is no party system.
Yes
Number of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
1
Names of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
Primo! Monaco as Priority (Priorité Monaco)
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
Primo! Monaco as Priority (Priorité Monaco) 21
Monaco Horizon (HM) 2
Monégasque Union (UM) 1
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
16
Number of women elected
8
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
33.33%
Sources
National Council (14.02.2018) Mairie de Monaco Le Figaro Monaco Hebdo Monaco Life
Women Directly Elected
8

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
16
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
8
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
22.02.2018
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Stéphane Valeri (Male)
Political party
Primo! Monaco as Priority (Priorité Monaco)
Date of election
22.02.2018