Kazakhstan

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.
12.08.2020
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.
31.08.2023
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.
17
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Partial renewal

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
12
Number of women elected
5
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.
29.41%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
As at 28 August 2020, there were nine women among the 48 senators:
- five women out of the 17 senators indirectly elected in 2020;
- one woman out of the 17 other indirectly elected senators whose terms were not due to expire in 2020;
- three women out of the 14 appointed members. No members were appointed in 2020. There was one vacancy.
Other notes
Note on the Distribution of seats:
The Senate is a non-partisan body. Senators do not represent any party while in office.

Note on the First Speaker of the new legislature:
Mr. Maulen Ashimbayev, who was elected Chairman of the Senate in May 2020, will continue to serve in the post after the half-renewal of the Senate in August 2020.
Sources
Women Indirectly Elected
5

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.
39
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.
9
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.
01.09.2020
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.
Maulen Ashimbayev (Male)