ElectionGudie

June 11, 2017 Held

777,093
Voted
Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo

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

Results

39%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:777,093
Valid Votes:728,087
Invalid Votes:49,006

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Democratic Party of Kosovo 39 - 245,646

33.74%

Vetëvendosje! 32 - 200,138

27.49%

Democratic League of Kosovo 29 - 185,892

25.53%

Serbian List 9 - 44,578

6.12%

Turkish Democratic Party of Kosovo 2 - 7,852

1.08%

Vakat Coalition 2 - 6,444

0.89%

New Democratic Party 1 - 3,561

0.49%

Independent Liberal Party 1 - 3,539

0.49%

Democratic Ashkali Party of Kosovo 1 - 2,424

0.33%

Egyptian Liberal Party 1 - 2,415

0.33%

Jedinstvena Goranska Partija 1 - 2,369

0.33%

Ashkali Party for Integration 1 - 2,107

0.29%

United Roma Party of Kosovo 1 - 955

0.13%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

Kosovo: Kosovac Assembly, June 11, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • 120 seats in the Assembly of Kosovo

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Hashim THACI (since 7 April 2016)
  • Head of Government: Acting Prime Minister Isa MUSTAFA (since 9 December 2014)
  • Assembly: Unicameral Assembly (Kuvendi i Kosoves/Skupstina Kosova) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by parliament to a 5-year term.
  • 100 members of the Kosovac Assembly (Kuvendi i Kosoves/Skupstina Kosova) are directly elected through a proportional representation vote with 20 seats reserved for ethnic minorities. All members serve 4-year terms.

Last Election:

  • The last election for the Kosovac Assembly was held in 2014. The Democratic Party of Kosovo won 30.38% of the vote and 37 seats, the largest share of any party.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Democratic Party of Kosovo / Partia Demokratike e Kosovës
    • Leader: Kadri VESELI
    • Seats won in last election: 37
  • Democratic League of Kosovo / Lidhja Demokratike e Kosovës 
    • Leader: Isa MUSTAFA
    • Seats won in last election: 30
  • Movement for Self-Determination / Vetevendosje!
    • Leader: Visar YMERI
    • Seats won in last election: 16
  • Alliance for the Future of Kosovo / Aleanca për Ardhmërinë e Kosovës
    • Leader: Ramush HARADINAJ
    • Seats won in last election: 11
  • Serbian List / Lista Serbe
    • Leader: Slavko SIMIC
    • Seats won in last election: 9
  • Turkish Democratic Party of Kosovo / Kosova Demokratik Türk Partisi
    • Leader: Mahir YAGCILAR
    • Seats won in last election: 2

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,895,250 (July 2017 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 1,888,059

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 920,024
  • Is Kosovo a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Kosovo ratified CEDAW: No
  • Gender Quota: Yes, 30% but this is not always implemented effectively
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 39
  • Human Development Index Position: N/A
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data: 

  • Is Kosovo a signatory to CRPD: No
  • Has Kosovo ratified CRPD: No
  • Population with a disability: 280,647