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Macedonia

Republic of Macedonia

2,087,171 16

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

1,780,128 57.49%

Registered Voters (as of April 27, 2014)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Assembly Sobranie Assembly
President President Head of State
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Gjorge IVANOV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Nikola GRUEVSKI
  • 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
Assembly 1998-10-23 1,112,704 1,572,976 70.74%
Assembly 1998-11-01 - 1,360,729 -
President 1999-10-31 1,120,087 1,610,340 69.56%
President 1999-11-14 1,112,153 1,610,340 69.06%
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%
Assembly 2006-07-05 974,891 1,741,449 55.98%
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%
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%
Assembly 2014-04-27 1,140,202 1,780,128 64.05%

Voter Turnout