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Macedonia

Republic of Macedonia

2,100,025 17

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

1,784,416 58.77%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 11, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Macedonian Assembly Sobranie Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Gjorge IVANOV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Emil DIMITRIEV
  • Assembly: Macedonia has a unicameral Assembly (Sobranie) with 123 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Assembly (Sobranie), 120 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms and 3 members are reserved for the diaspora community to serve 4-year terms.[1]

[1] The country is divided in 6 electoral districts, with a district magnitude of 20 members. No legal threshold is required for a party to enter the parliament. Votes are tabulated using the D'Hondt formula. At least 30 percent of the candidates on each party list must be of different gender. Three seats are reserved for the Macedonian diaspora.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Macedonian Assembly 1998-10-23 1,112,704 1,572,976 70.74%
Macedonian Assembly 1998-11-01 774,362 1,106,513 69.98%
President 1999-10-31 1,120,087 1,610,340 69.56%
President 1999-11-14 1,112,153 1,610,340 69.06%
Macedonian Assembly 2002-09-15 1,218,014 1,664,297 73.18%
President 2004-04-14 935,373 1,695,103 55.18%
President 2004-04-28 935,373 1,695,103 55.18%
Referendum 2004-11-07 454,347 1,709,536 26.58%
Macedonian Assembly 2006-07-05 974,891 1,741,449 55.98%
Macedonian Assembly 2008-06-01 1,015,164 1,779,116 57.06%
President 2009-03-22 1,011,441 1,792,082 56.44%
President 2009-04-05 764,039 1,792,082 42.63%
Macedonian Assembly 2011-06-05 1,156,049 1,821,122 63.48%
President 2014-04-13 869,137 1,779,572 48.84%
President 2014-04-27 967,434 1,779,572 54.36%
Macedonian Assembly 2014-04-27 1,140,202 1,780,128 64.05%
Macedonian Assembly 2016-12-11 1,191,854 1,784,416 66.79%

Voter Turnout