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Communist Party of Tajikistan

Communist Party of Tajikistan

Ҳизби Коммунистии Тоҷикистон
LeaderMiroj Abdulloyev
Founded1918
HeadquartersDushanbe, Tajikistan
Membership40,000[citation needed]
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Political positionFar-left
International affiliationIMCWP
Continental affiliationUCP – CPSU
Colours     Red
Assembly of Representatives
2 / 61

The Communist Party of Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҳизби Коммунистии Тоҷикистон, Hizbi Kommunistiyi Tojikiston; Russian: Коммунистическая партия Таджикистана) is a communist party in Tajikistan, and the oldest political party in the country.

In the 2005 parliamentary election, the party won 13.97% of the popular vote and 4 out of 63 seats.[1]

The party is affiliated to the Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan (1924–1991)

Second Secretaries

Chairman of the Communist Party of Tajikistan (1991–Present)

Electoral history

Presidential elections

Election Party candidate Votes % Result
1991 Emomali Rahmonov 56.9% Elected Green tickY
2006 Ismoil Talbakov 159,493 5.2% Lost Red XN
2013 Ismoil Talbakov 181,675 5.04% Lost Red XN

Assembly of Representatives elections

Election Votes % Seats +/– Position Government
1995
60 / 181
Increase 60 Increase 1st Majority
2000
13 / 63
Decrease 47 Decrease 2nd Opposition
2005 533,066 20.6%
4 / 63
Decrease 9 Steady 2nd Opposition
2010 229,080 7.0%
2 / 63
Decrease 2 Decrease 3rd Opposition
2015 2.2%
2 / 63
Steady Decrease 5th Opposition
2020 3.1%
2 / 63
Steady Decrease 6th Opposition

See also

References

  1. ^ PARLINE database on national parliaments – Tajikistan Majlisi namoyandogon (House of Representatives) – Last Election
  2. ^ Tunçer-Kılavuz, Idil (2014-06-27). Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia: A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Routledge. ISBN 9781317805113.
  3. ^ "He was in office of Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Tajikistan during 1986–1989".