ElectionGudie

Feb. 9, 2003 Held

212,781
Voted
Montenegro

Montenegro

Election for President

Results

45%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:212,781
Valid Votes:205,771
Invalid Votes:7,001

Candidates:

Filip VUJANOVIC174,536

84.82

Dragan HAJDUKOVIC14,556

7.07

Aleksandar VASILJEVIC8,734

4.24

Milan-Milo RADULOVIC3,218

1.56

Jovan PEJOVIC1,076

0

Milan SPAROVIC1,037

0

Milivoje BAKIC942

0

Obrad MARKOVIC894

0

Ilija DARMANOVIC780

0

Mihailo Milo MARKOVIC456

0

Djoridjije MILIC312

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Montenegro

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Filip VUJANOVIC *
  • Head of Government: Premier-Designate Milo DJUKANOVIC **
  • Assembly: Montenegro has a unicameral Assembly (Skupstina) with 75 seats.

* On November 25, President Milo Djukanovic resigned and the President of the Assembly, Filip Vujanovic, assumed the powers of the President until a new president is elected.

** On November 26, Acting President Vujanovic handed the mandate of government to Milo Djukanovic who now has 60 days to form a government.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Assembly (Skupstina) 75 members are elected by direct vote to serve 4-year terms.***

*** Members are electioned on a single national proportional representation list.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Filip VUJANOVIC
    • Party: Democractic Party of Socialists
  • Dragan HAJDUKOVIC
    • Party: Independent
  • Alexandar VASILJEVIC
    • Party: Serbian Radical Party
  • Milan RADULOVIC
    • Party: Natural Law Party
  • Jovan PEJOVIC
    • Party: Independent
  • Milan SPAROVIC
    • Party: Independent
  • Obrad MARKOVIC
    • Party: Yugoslav Communists
  • Milivoje BAKIC
    • Party: Independent
  • Ilija DARMANOVIC
    • Party: Serbian Radical Party of Montenegro
  • Mihailo MARKOVIC
    • Party: Independent
  • Dordije MILIC
    • Party: Independent

Note: This election was declared invalid due to low voter turnout. It was rescheduled for May 11, 2003.

Last Presidential election:

  • The last presidential election was held on October 5 and 19, 1997. The current presidential election was first held on December 22, 2002, but was declared invalid due to low voter turnout.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 612,267 (2003)
  • Registered Voters: 458,339 (2003)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 311,034 (2003)

·         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: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: - 

·         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: 91,840 (est.)