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Albania

Republic of Albania

3,020,209 6

Population (as of May 18, 2015)

Elections in our database

52.57%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President of the Republic President of the Republic Head of State
Parliament of Albania Kuvendi i Shqipërisë Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Republic Bujar Faik NISHANI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Edi RAMA
  • Assembly: Albania has a unicameral Parliament of Albania (Kuvendi i Shqipërisë) with 140 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of the Republic is elected by the People's Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is chosen by the leading party, or coalition, in parliament and is approved by presidential decree.
  • In the Parliament of Albania (Kuvendi i Shqipërisë) 140 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms. There are 12 multi-member constituencies corresponding to the country's 12 administrative regions. Within any constituency, parties must meet a threshold of 3%, and pre-election coalitions must meet a threshold of 5%.

 

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Parliament of Albania 2001-06-24 1,373,210 2,499,238 54.95%
Parliament of Albania 2005-07-03 1,389,320 2,850,821 48.73%
President of the Republic 2007-07-24 90 - -
Parliament of Albania 2009-06-28 1,519,176 2,850,821 53.29%
Parliament of Albania 2013-06-23 1,744,261 3,271,885 53.31%
Parliament of Albania 2017-06-18 - - -

Voter Turnout