ElectionGudie

Jan. 21, 2007 Held

4,029,286
Voted
Serbia

Republic of Serbia

Election for Narodna skupština (National Assembly)

Results

60%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,029,286
Valid Votes:3,963,087
Invalid Votes:65,405

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Serbian Radical Party 81 - 1,152,105

29.07%

Democratic Party 64 - 915,014

23.09%

Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) - New Serbia (NS) 47 - 666,889

16.83%

Other Candidates - - 512,873

12.94%

G17 Plus 19 - 274,874

6.94%

Socialist Party of Serbia 16 - 227,304

5.74%

Liberal Democratic Party –led coalition 15 - 214,028

5.40%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 250 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Boris TADIC *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Vojislav KOSTUNICA
  • Assembly: Serbia has a unicameral National Assembly with 250 seats.

* The President is elected by absolute majority vote to serve a 5-year term which is renewable once.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly 250 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Serbian Radical Party (SRS)
    • Leader: Vojislav SESELJ
    • Seats won in this election: 81
    • Seats won in last election: 82
  • Party: Democratic Party (DS)
    • Leader: Boris TADIC
    • Seats won in this election: 64
    • Seats won in last election: 37
  • Coalition: Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) - New Serbia (NS)***
    • Leader: Vojislav KOSTUNICA (DSS)
    • Seats won in this election: 47
    • Seats won in last election: 62
  • Party: G17 Plus
    • Leader: Mladjan DINKIC
    • Seats won in this election: 19
    • Seats won in last election: 34
  • Party: Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS)
    • Leader: Ivica DACIC
    • Seats won in this election: 16
    • Seats won in last election: 22
  • Party: LDP-GSS-SDU-LSV Coalition
    • ​Seats won in this election: 15
  • Party: Alliance of Vojvodina's Hungarians
    • Seats won in this election: 3
  • Coalition list for Sandzak Coalition
    • Seats won in this election: 2
  • Roma Union of Serbia
    • Seats won in this election: 1
  • Albanian Coalition of Presevo Valley
    • Seats won in this election: 1

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,381,579 (2007)
  • Registered Voters: 6,532,940 (2004)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population:3,774,168 (2007)

·         Is Serbia a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Serbia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (12 May 2001)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 51 (following the 2007 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 66 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Serbia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (17 December 2007)

·         Has Serbia ratified CRPD: Yes (31 July 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 1,107,236 (est.)