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Montenegro

Montenegro

644,578 12

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

528,817 65.91%

Registered Voters (as of Oct. 20, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Montenegrin Assembly Skupstina Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Filip VUJANOVIĆ
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Dusko MARKOVIC
  • Assembly: Montenegro has a unicameral Assembly (Skupstina) with 81 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 nominated by the president with the approval of the parliament.
  • In the Assembly (Skupstina) 81 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.
    • There is a three percent threshold to gain representation. If none of the lists of a specific minority group achieve a threshold of 3 percent, a lower threshold of 0.7 percent is used (for Croatians, this becomes 0.4 percent).
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Montenegrin Assembly 1998-05-31 347,984 457,633 76.04%
Montenegrin Assembly 2002-10-20 340,050 456,981 74.41%
President 2002-12-22 209,598 456,981 45.87%
President 2003-02-09 212,781 456,981 46.56%
President 2003-05-11 221,752 458,339 48.38%
Referendum 2006-05-21 419,240 484,718 86.49%
Montenegrin Assembly 2006-09-10 345,757 484,718 71.33%
President 2008-04-06 334,455 490,412 68.2%
Montenegrin Assembly 2009-03-29 329,819 498,305 66.19%
Montenegrin Assembly 2012-10-14 362,712 514,055 70.56%
President 2013-04-07 326,803 514,055 63.57%
Montenegrin Assembly 2016-10-16 387,765 528,817 73.33%

Voter Turnout