ElectionGudie

Oct. 23, 2004 Held

663,357
Voted
Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo

Election for Kuvendi i Kosovës/Skupština Kosova (Kosovac Assembly)

Results

50%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:663,357
Valid Votes:646,351
Invalid Votes:17,006

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic League of Kosovo 49 292,778

45.30%

Democratic Party of Kosovo 31 185,162

28.60%

Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 9 53,514

8.30%

Others 5 47,312

7.30%

Hour 9 40,466

8.30%

Albanian Christian Democratic Party of Kosovo 2 11,695

1.80%

Turk Democratic Party 2 8,933

1.40%

Justice Party 2 6,491

1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 120 seats in the Assembly (Kuvendi/Skupstina)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ibrahim RUGOVA
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Bajram REXHEPI
  • Assembly: Kosovo has a unicameral Assembly (Kuvendi/Skupstina) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by parliament to serve a 3-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Assembly (Kuvendi/Skupstina), 100 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 3-year terms and 20 members are reserved to represent Kosovo's national minorities to serve 3-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK)
    • Leader: Ibrahim RUGOVA
    • Seats won in last election: 47
  • Party: Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK)
    • Seats won in last election: 26
  • Coalition for Return
    • Seats won in last election: 22
  • Alliance for the Future of Kosovo
    • Seats won in last election: 8