Democracy in Libya

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Democracy Ratings

Freedom House 2018

Score:

6.5 out of 7

(where lower scores are more democratic)

Freedom Status:

Not Free

EIU Democracy Index 2017

Score:

2.32 out of 10

(where higher scores are more democratic)

World Ranking:

154

Polity IV 2016

Score:

-7

(from -10 to 10, where higher scores are more democratic)

Category:

Failed State

Political System

System of Government Parliamentary System
System of appointment to legislature

40 single-member constituencies elect through first past the post

80 elected through single non-transferable vote in 29 multi-member constituencies

80 elected through proportional representation

Last Legislative Election

2012

Next Legislative Election

TBC

Number of Seats in Legislature 200
Female quota, representation in lower house Yes: Legislated candidate quotas

Results

Last legislative election (2012)    
Party Votes (%) Seats
National Forces Alliance 48.14 39
Justice and Construction 10.27 17
National Front 4.08 3
Union for the Homeland 4.50 2
National Centrist Party 4.00 2
Wadi Al-Hayah Party 0.47 2
Moderate Ummah Assembly 1.47 1
Authenticity and Renewal 1.26 1
National Party For Development and Welfare 1.16 1
Al-Hekma (Wisdom) Party 1.15 1
Authenticity and Progress 0.92 1
Libyan National Democratic Party 0.88 1
National Parties Alliance 0.86 1
Ar-Resalah (The Message) 0.53 1
Centrist Youth Party 0.49 1
Libya Al-‘Amal (Libya – The Hope) 0.41 1
Labaika National Party 0.23 1
Libyan Party for Liberty and Development 0.18 1
Arrakeeza (The Foundation) 0.10 1
Nation and Prosperity 0.09 1
National Party of Wadi ash-Shati 0.09 1
Al-Watan (Homeland Party) 3.45 0
Others 14.72 0
Independents 120

Libya on DiA

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