ElectionGudie

Sept. 24, 2000 Held

4,916,920
Voted
Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro

Election for President

Results

70%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:4,916,920
Valid Votes:4,777,099
Invalid Votes:137,991

Candidates:

Vojislav KOSTUNICA2,470,304

51.71

Slobodan MILOSEVIC1,826,799

38.24

Tomislav NIKOLIC289,013

6.05

Vojislav MIHAILOVIC145,019

3.04

Miodrag VIDOJKOVIC45,946

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Serbia and Montenegro

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Slobodan MILOSEVIC
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Momir BULATOVIC
  • Assembly: Serbia and Montenegro has a bicameral Federal Assembly (Savezna Skupstina) consisting of the Chamber of Republics (Vece Republika) with 40 seats and the Chamber of Citizens (Vece Gradjana) with 138 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by parliament to serve a 4-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the Chamber of Republics (Vece Republika) 40 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms*. In the Chamber of Citizens (Vece Gradjana) 138 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.**

* Voters in Serbia elect 20 members and voters in Montenegro elect 20 members.

** Members are elected according to the d'Hondt method.
Voters in Serbia elect 108 members and voters in Montenegro elect the remaining 30.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Vojislav KOSTUNICA*
    • Coalition: Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS)
  • Slobodan MILOSEVIC
    • Bloc: Socialist Party of Serbia - Yugoslav Left ( (SPS/JUL)
  • Tomislav NIKOLIC
    • Party: Serbian Radical Party (SRS)
  • Vojislav MIHAILOVIC
    • Party: Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO)
  • Miodrag VIDOJKOVIC
    • Party: Affirmative Party

* The DOS is a Coalition of approximately 19 parties, including The Alliance for Change.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,662,087 (July 2000 (Serbia - 9,981,929; Montenegro - 680,158))
  • Registered Voters: 6,871,595 ( 2000 )