ElectionGudie

May 11, 2008 Held

4,141,176
Voted
Serbia

Republic of Serbia

Election for Narodna skupština (Serbian National Assembly)

Results

60%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,141,176
Valid Votes:4,051,236
Invalid Votes:89,940

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

For a European Serbia 102 - 1,590,200

39.25%

Serbian Radical Party 78 - 1,219,436

30.10%

Democratic Party of Serbia - New Serbia 30 - 480,987

11.87%

Socialist Party of Serbia 20 - 313,896

7.75%

Liberal Democratic Party 13 - 216,902

5.35%

Hungarian Coalition 4 - 74,874

1.85%

Bosniak List for European Sandzak 2 - 38,148

0.94%

Coalition of Albanians 1 - 16,801

0.41%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 250 seats in the National Assembly (Narodna Skuptsina)

Description of government structure:

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

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the National Assembly (Narodna Skuptsina) 250 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: For a European Serbia (DS)
    • Leader: Boris TADIC
    • Seats won in this election: 102
    • Seats won in last election: 64
  • Party: Serbian Radical Party (SRS)
    • Leader: Tomislav NIKOLIC
    • Seats won in this election: 78
    • Seats won in last election: 81
  • Coalition: Democratic Party of Serbia - New Serbia (DSS-NS)
    • Leader: Vojislav KOSTUNICA (DSS), Velimer ILIC (NS)
    • Seats won in this election: 30
    • Seats won in last election: 47
  • Party: Hungarian Coalition
    • Leader: Istvan PASTOR
    • Seats won in this election: 4
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS)
    • Leader: Ivica DACIC
    • Seats won in this election: 20
    • Seats won in last election: 16
  • Party: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)******
    • Leader: Cedomir JOVANOVIC
    • Seats won in this election: 13
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Party: Bosniak List for European Sandzak
    • Leader: Sulejman UGLIJANIN
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Coalition of Albanians
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 0

****** The Liberal Democratic Party ran in the 2007 election as part of a coalition with the Civic Alliance of Serbia, the Social Democratic Union, and the League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,350,222 (2008)
  • Registered Voters: 6,708,697 (2008)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population:3,757,862 (2008)

·         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: 1,102,533 (est.)