The AKP's founding party leader Recep Tayyip Erdoan stood as the only candidate for the party leadership and was re-elected as leader with 1,330 votes. Two votes were recorded as either invalid of blank. The congress was held a year before the 2007 general election, the controversial 2007 presidential election and a constitutional referendum.
Elected members were as follows: Dengir Mir Mehmet Frat, Hayati Yazc, Necati etinkaya, Akif Glle, aban Dili, Nkhet Hotar Gksel, Nihat Ergn, Nazm Ekren, kr Ayalan, Blent Gedikli, Reha Deneme, dris Naim ahin, Abdullah Gl, Cemal Ylmaz Demir, Abdlkadir Aksu, Abdllatif ener, Ahmet nal, Murat Mercan, Ekrem Erdem, Lokman Ayva, Agah Kafkas, Ahmet Edip Uur, Ali Babacan, Aye Bhrler, Beir Atalay, Cemil iek, Cneyd Zapsu, Hseyin Tanrverdi, Altan Karapaaolu, Muzaffer Glyurt, mer elik, znur alk, Sabahattin Cevheri, Semiha y, Serap Yahi Yaar, Tevhit Karakaya, Egemen Ba, Fatma ahin, Gldal Akit, Orhan Yegin, idem zkal, Edibe Szen, Haluk pek, Hasan Ang, Lale Ersoy, Necdet Budak, Sait Yazcolu, Necla Hattapolu, Sema zdemir, Zelkif Kazdal.
Elected reserve members were as follows: Avni Doan, Bekir Bozda, Hsn Ordu, Pervim Turan, Zlf Demirba, Ahmat Bykakkalar, Tevfik Akbak, Nur zkaya, Fikret Dnmez, Ali Src, Saffet Benli, .Rza Yazcolu, Recep Garip, Ali Osman Sali, Zlfikar zol, Selahattin Da, Selami Uzun, Hasan Ali elik, Zeki Karabayr, Mehmet Ceylan, Ahmet Yaar, Mehmet Gner, Murat Ylmazer, Durdu Mehmet Kastal, Murteza Tamyrek.
Elected members were as follows: Belma Sekmen Satr, Enver Ylmaz, Hakk Kyl, smail Safi, Kemalettin Gkta, Mehmet Ali Bulut, hsan Arslan, Muammer Kak, Mustafa nal, Ramazan Toprak, Remziye ztoprak
Elected reserve members were as follows: Muzaffer Batopu, Rdvan Kyba, Orhan Yldz, Osman Kl, M.Faruk Bayrak.
The AKP's founding party leader Recep Tayyip Erdoan stood as the only candidate for the party leadership, with 1,463 registered delegates voting in the election. Erdoan was re-elected as leader with 1,362 votes. The congress was held seven months after the AKP emerged as the first party in the 29 March 2009 local elections.
The congress was held in the ASKI Sport Hall in the capital city of Ankara. The date of 3 October 2009 was set due to the AKP's usual timetable of holding its conventions in the Autumn every three years. The previous ordinary congress took place in 2006.