ElectionGudie

May 31, 1998 Held

347,984
Voted
Montenegro

Montenegro

Election for Skupstina (Montenegrin Assembly)

Results

75%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:347,984
Valid Votes:343,350
Invalid Votes:4,634

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), People's Party of Montenegro (PPM), and Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP) 42 170,080

49.53%

Socialist People's Party 29 123,957

36.10%

Liberal Alliance of Montenegro 5 21,612

6.29%

Democratic Union in Montenegro 1 5,425

1.58%

Serbian Radical Party - - 4,060

1.18%

Democratic League of Albanians 1 3,529

1.03%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 78 seats in the Assembly (Skupstina)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Filip VUJANOVIC
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Milo DJUKANOVIC
  • Assembly: Montenegro has a unicameral Assembly (Skupstina) with 78 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct popular vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Assembly (Skupstina) 78 members are elected by direct vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), People's Party of Montenegro (PPM), and Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP)
    • Leader: Milica PEJANOVIC-DJURISIC (DPS), Novak KILIBARDA (PPM), Zarko RAKCEVIC (SDP)
    • Seats won in this election: 42
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Socialist People's Party
    • Leader: Momir BULATOVIC
    • Seats won in this election: 29
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Liberal Alliance of Montenegro
    • Leader: Slavko PEROVIC
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Democratic League of Albanians
    • Leader: Ferhat DINOSA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Democratic Union in Montenegro
    • Leader: Mehmet BARDHI
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Serbian Radical Party
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Legislative elections were last held on November 3, 1996, when 71 seats to the National Assembly were decided.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 607,662 (1998)
  • Registered Voters: 457,633 (1998)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 306,823 (1998)

·         Is Montenegro a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has Montenegro ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (23 October 2006)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: -

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: - 

·         Human Development Index Position: 49 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Montenegro a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 September 2007)

·         Has Montenegro ratified CRPD: Yes (2 November 2009)

·         Population with a disability: 91,149 (est.)