Republic of Serbia: President, 2 April 2017
At stake in this election:
- The office of the President of Serbia
Note on the results: Only candidates who received over 5% of the vote are listed.
Description of government structure:
- Chief of State: President Tomislav NIKOLIC (since 11 June 2012)
- Head of Government: Prime Minister Aleksandar VUCIC (since 27 April 2014)
- Assembly: Serbia has a unicameral National Assembly (Narodna skupstina) of 250 seats.
Description of electoral system:
- The President is elected by absolute majority vote in a two-round system to serve a five-year term. If not candidate receives the majority of votes in the first round, a second-round will be held within 15 days.
- Prime Minister is elected by the National Assembly.
- The National Assembly is elected using a proportional representation system in a nationwide district. A party must reach a 5% threshold to enter the Assembly though there is no threshold for parties representing ethnic minorities.
- Tomislav NIKOLIC of the Serbian Progressive Party defeated incumbent President Boris TADIC of the Democratic Party in a second-round vote.
Main candidates in the election:
- Sasa JAKOVIC
- Democratic Party / Демократска странка / Demokratska stranka (DS)
- Vuc JEREMIC
- Social Democratic Party of Serbia / Социјалдемократска партија Србије / Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije
- Vojislav SESELJ
- Serbian Radical Party (SRS) / Српска радикална странка (CPC) /Srpska radikalna stranka (SRS)
- Bosko OBRADOVIC
- Dveri / Српски покрет Двери / Srpski pokret Dveri
- Aleksandar POPOVIC
- Democratic Party of Serbia / Демократска странка Србије / Demokratska stranka Srbije
- Aleksandar VUCIC
- Serbian Progressive Party / Српска напредна странка /Srpska napredna stranka (SNS)
Population and number of registered voters:
- Population: 7,143,921 (July 2016; does not include Kosovo)
- Registered Voters: 6,739,441 (2016)
- Female Population: 3,661,242 (July 2016)
- Is Serbia a signatory to CEDAW: No
- Has Serbia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (12 May 2001)
- Gender Quota: Yes
- Female candidates in this election: No
- Number of Female Parliamentarians: 85
- Human Development Index Position: 66 (2014)
- Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2014)
- Is Serbia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (17 December 2007)
- Has Serbia ratified CRPD: Yes (31 July 2009)
- Population with a disability: 1,076,519
 Calculated using the WHO estimate of 15%