Bosniak Party

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Bosniak Party
Bošnjačka Stranka
Бошњачка странка
Leader Rafet Husović[1]
Founded 2006
Headquarters Rožaje
Ideology Bosniak minority interests,
Social conservatism,
Bosniak nationalism
Political position Centre-right
International affiliation None
Colours Blue, Green
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The Bosniak Party (Bosnian: Bošnjačka Stranka, Montenegrin Cyrillic: Бошњачка странка) is a Bosniak minority political party in Montenegro.

This party was founded in 2006 by Rafet Husović and was officially registered with the Ministry of Justice on 24 March 2006. It was formed by unification of the Slavic Muslim oriented parties in Montenegro: International Democratic Union, Bosniak Democratic Alternative, Muslim-Bosniak Alliance and Party of National Equality, in February the same year.

At the last legislative elections in Montenegro, in March 2009, Bosniak party was a part of victorious Coalition for a European Montenegro, alongside DPS, SDP and HGI. Thus, this party holds three seats in Parliament of Montenegro, and its president is minister without portfolio in the Government of Montenegro.

Parliamentary elections[edit]

Parliament of Montenegro
Year Popular vote  % of popular vote Overall seats won Seat change Coalition Government
2006 12,748 3.76%
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Increase 1 LP-BS government support
2009 168,290 51.9%
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Increase 2 ECG government
2012 15,124 4.17%
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Steady government
2016 12,236 3.20%
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Decrease 1


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