ElectionGudie

Sept. 10, 2006 Held

345,757
Voted
Montenegro

Montenegro

Election for Skupstina (Montenegrin Assembly)

Results

70%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:345,757
Valid Votes:338,835
Invalid Votes:6,922

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) - Social Democratic Party (SDP) 41 - 164,737

48.62%

Serbian List 12 - 49,730

14.68%

Socialist People's Party (SNP), People's Party (NS) and Democratic Serb Party (DSS) 11 - 47,683

14.07%

Movement for Change 11 - 44,483

13.13%

Liberal Party (LP) - Bosniak Party (BS) 3 - 12,748

3.76%

Coalition of Democratic Alliance in Montenegro and Party of Democratic Prosperity 1 - 4,373

1.29%

Democratic Union of Albanians 1 - 3,693

1.09%

Civic List - - 2,906

0.86%

Albanian Alternative (group of citizens) 1 - 2,656

0.78%

Yugoslavian Communists of Montenegro - - 2,343

0.69%

New Democratic Power - FORCA - - 2,197

0.65%

Democratic Party of Montenegro (DS) - Northern League - - 1,284

0.38%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 81 seats in the Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Filip VUJANOVIC
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Milo DUKANOVIC
  • Assembly: Montenegro has a unicameral Assembly with 81 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Assembly 81 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** The new parliament will consist of 81 members, 6 more than in the 2002 elections. The increase is due to the requirement that an MP must be elected by 6,000 voters.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Coalition: Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) - Social Democratic Party (SDP)*
    • Leader: Milo DJUKANOVIC (DPS)
    • Seats won in this election: 41
    • Seats won in last election: 38
  • Coalition: Socialist People's Party (SNP), People's Party (NS) and Democratic Serb Party (DSS)**
    • Leader: Predrag BULATOVIC (SNP)
    • Seats won in this election: 11
    • Seats won in last election: 24
  • Party: Movement for Change / (PzP)***
    • Leader: Nebojsa MEDOJEVIC
    • Seats won in this election: 11
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Coalition: Serbian List****
    • Leader: Andrija MANDIC (SNS)
    • Seats won in this election: 12
    • Seats won in last election: 4
  • Party: Liberal Party (LP) - Bosniak Party (BS)*****
    • Leader: Miodrag ZIVKOVIC (LP) and Rafet HUSOVIC (BS)
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Democratic Party of Montenegro (DS) - Northern League******
    • Leader: Predrag DRECUN (DS) and Smajo SABOTIC (Northern League)
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Democratic Union of Albanians (DUA)
    • Leader: Ferhat DINOSHA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Coalition: Civic List / (GP)********
    • Leader: Krsto PAVICEVIC
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Coalition: Coalition of Democratic Alliance in Montenegro and Party of Democratic Prosperity
    • Leader: Mehmet BARDHI and Osman REDZA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Albanian Alternative (group of citizens)**********
    • Leader: Vaselj SINISTAJ
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Yugoslavian Communists of Montenegro
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: New Democratic Power - FORCA
    • Leader: Nazif CINGU
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0

* In the last election, DPS obtained 31 seats and SDP 7.
** In the last election, SNP obtained 19 seats and NS 5. DSS was formed after the 2002 elections. The leader of the People