ElectionGudie

March 29, 2009 Held

329,819
Voted
Montenegro

Montenegro

Election for Skupstina (Montenegrin Assembly)

Results

65%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:329,819
Valid Votes:323,992
Invalid Votes:5,827

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Coalition for a European Montenegro 48 - 168,290

51.94%

Socialist People's Party of Montenegro 16 - 54,547

16.84%

New Serbian Democracy 8 - 29,883

9.22%

Movement for Change 5 - 19,546

6.03%

People's Coalition: People's Party (NS) and Democratic Serbian Party (DSS) - - 9,448

2.92%

Coalition For a Different Montenegro: Liberal Party (LPCG) and Democratic Center (DC) - - 8,759

2.70%

Democratic Union of Albanians 1 - 4,747

1.47%

New Democratic Power FORCA 1 - 2,939

0.91%

Albanian List - List Shquiptare - Democratic Alliance in Montenegro 1 - 2,898

0.89%

Albanian Colition - "The Perspective" 1 - 2,619

0.81%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 81 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 81 seats.

Description of electoral system:

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

*** 4-year terms, nation-wide lists

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 618,294 (2009)
  • Registered voters: 498,305 (2009)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 313,557 (2009)

·         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: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 9 (following the 2009 elections)

·         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: 92,744 (est.)