Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia

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Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia
Македонско Собрание
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Trajko VeljanovskiVMRO-DPMNE
since June 21, 2008
Structure
Seats 123
Political groups
     VMRO-DPMNE (61)
     Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (34)
     Democratic Union for Integration (19)
     Democratic Party of Albanians (7)
Citizen Option for Macedonia (1)
     National Democratic Revival (1)
Elections
Reinforced proportional representation
Last election
April 27, 2014
Meeting place
The main chamber.
Palace of the Macedonian Parliament
Website
Election Results 2014
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The Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia is the parliament of the Republic of Macedonia. The Assembly (Собрание, Sobranie) consists of 123 members, elected for four-year terms by proportional representation from 6 electoral districts, each contributing 20 MPs, and 3 reserved seats elected from the Macedonian diaspora.

Latest elections[edit]

2011 Election Result[edit]

Voter turnout was 63,48%. 7,851 accredited observers monitored the election, including representatives from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, ODIHR, and others.[1] The election went smoothly and without incidents.

Only five parties and coalitions, of the 18 listed on the ballots, won parliamentary seats. Several parties that were represented in the previous parliaments didn't win any seats, including VMRO-NP, LDP, and others.[2]

Party/Coalition Abbreviation Number of votes  % of votes Number of seats won Seats change from 2008
VMRO-Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity, Socialist Party of Macedonia, Democratic Union, Democratic Renewal of Macedonia, Democratic Party of Turks of Macedonia, Democratic Party of Serbs in Macedonia, Union of Roma in Macedonia, UNITED PARTY FOR EMANCIPATION, PARTY OF JUSTICE, PARTY OF DEMOCRATIC ACTION OF MACEDONIA, PARTY OF THE VLACHS FROM MACEDONIA, PARTY FOR INTEGRATION OF THE ROMA, BOSHNJAK DEMOCRATIC PARTY, DEMOCRATIC FORCES OF THE ROMA, PERMANENT MACEDONIAN RADICAL REUNION-TMRO, NEW LIBERAL PARTY, PEOPLES MOVEMENT FOR MACEDONIA, VMRO-DP, VMRO–UNITED, HOMELAND MACEDONIAN ORGANIZATION FOR RADICAL RECONSTRUCTION – VARDAR–EGEJ–PIRIN, MACEDONIAN ALIANCE, and VMRO-MACEDONIAN VMRO-DPMNE 440,824 39.22 56 Decrease7
Social Democratic Union of Macedonia, New Social Democratic Party, Party for European Future, Liberal Party of Macedonia, MOVEMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY OF TURKS IN MACEDONIA, SERBIAN ADVANCED PARTY IN MACEDONIA, PARTY FOR TOTAL EMANCIPATION OF ROMA, NEW ALTERNATIVE, ALLIANCE OF TITO'S LEFT FORCES, PARTY FOR MOVEMENT OF THE TURKS IN MACEDONIA, DEMOCRATIC UNION OF THE SERBS FROM MACEDONIA, DEMOCRATIC UNION OF THE VLACHS FROM MACEDONIA, PARTY OF FREE DEMOCRATS, PARTY OF PENSIONERS OF RM, AND SANDZAK'S LEAGUE SDSM 368,804 32.81 42 Increase15
Democratic Union for Integration DUI 115,524 10.28 15 Decrease3
Democratic Party of Albanians DPA 66,374 5.89 8 Decrease3
National Democratic Revival NDR 29,996 2.67 2 Increase2
VMRO – People's Party VMRO-NP 28,267 2.51 0 0
New Democracy ND 19,992 1.78 0 Decrease4
United for Macedonia OM 17,117 1.52 0 0
Liberal Democratic Party LDP 16,551 1.47 0 Decrease4
Political Party Dignity PPD 8,911 0.79 0 0
Democratic Union of Albanians DUA 4,517 0.40 0 0
Party of United Democrats of Macedonia PODEM 4,409 0.39 0 0
Social Democratic Union SDU 2,512 0.22 0 0
Social Democratic Party of Macedonia SDPM 1,807 0.16 0 0
Democratic Right / 1,517 0.13 0 0
National Democratic Union NDU 470 0.04 0 0
Party for Democratic Prosperity PDP 278 0.02 0 0
European Party of Macedonia / 157 0.01 0 0
Total (turnout 63,48%) 100 123 Increase3
  • Source: State Election Commission of Macedonia[3]

Speakers of the Assembly (after 1991)[edit]

Parliament Building in Skopje

See also[edit]

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Coordinates: 41°59′34″N 21°25′58″E / 41.99278°N 21.43278°E / 41.99278; 21.43278