ElectionGudie

Nov. 17, 2007 Held

628,630
Voted
Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo

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

Results

41%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:628,630
Valid Votes:571,767
Invalid Votes:56,863

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party of Kosovo 37 - 196,207

34.32%

Democratic League of Kosovo 25 - 129,410

22.63%

Alliance for New Kosovo 13 - 70,165

12.27%

Democratic League of Dardania 11 - 57,002

9.97%

Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 10 - 54,611

9.55%

Ora Citizens' List - - 23,722

4.15%

Kosovo Democratic Turkish Party 3 - -

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 120 seats in the Assembly (Kuvendi/Skupstina)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Fatmir SEJDIU
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Agim CEKU
  • 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 an open-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.***

*** Electors may vote for up to ten individual candidates within the list they choose.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK)
    • Leader: Hashim THACI
    • Seats won in this election: 37
    • Seats won in last election: 30
  • Party: Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK)
    • Leader: Fatmir SEJDIU
    • Seats won in this election: 25
    • Seats won in last election: 46
  • Party: Alliance for New Kosovo (AKR) / Alliance for New Kosovo
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 13
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Democratic League of Dardania (LDD- PSHDK) / Democratic League of Dardania
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 11
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK)
    • Leader: Ramush HARADINAJ
    • Seats won in this election: 10
    • Seats won in last election: 9
  • Party: Ora Citizens' List (Ora)
    • Leader: Veton SURROI
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 7
  • Party: Kosovo Democratic Turkish Party (KDPT)
    • Leader: Mahir YAGCILAR
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: 3

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,900,000 (July 2007 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 1,400,000 ( 2004 )