2017 Kosovan parliamentary election
All 120 seats in the Assembly
61 seats needed for a majority
The elections were triggered by a motion of no confidence in the government of Prime Minister Isa Mustafa on 10 May 2017 by a vote of 78–34. The motion had been proposed by the Social Democratic Initiative over government failures to meet their campaign promises. The constitution requires fresh elections to be held by 18 June 2017.
Parties and coalitions
|Party||Candidate for Prime Minister|
|Lëvizja Vetëvendosje||Albin Kurti|
|LAA Coalition||Avdullah Hoti|
|Serbian parties (10 seats reserved)|
|Independent Liberal Party (SLS)|
|Progressive Democratic Party (PDS)|
|Other minority parties (10 seats reserved)|
|JEDINSTVENA GORANSKA PARTIJA — JGP|
|Partia e Ashkalinjëve për Integrim (PAI)|
|Partia Demokratike e Ashkanlive të Kosovës (PDAK)|
|Kosovaki Nevi Romani Partia (KNRP)|
|Pokret za Gora (PG)|
|Pollster||Date||PDK coalition||LDK coalition||Vetëvendosje||Fjala Party||Serbian parties||Other parties||Undecided||Abstention||Lead|
|DGE||7 June 2017||34.2%||40.4%||25.4%||–||–||–||–||–||6.2%|
|Beta||6 June 2017||33.8%||32.5%||27.8%||–||–||5.9%||–||–||1.3%|
|Nga Ekonomia||2 June 2017||46%||27%||21%||–||–||6%||–||–||19%|
|IndexKosova||31 May 2017||43%||27%||29%||–||–||1%||–||–||16%|
|Gazeta Express||29 May 2017||41.8%||30.9%||16.9%||–||5.1%||5.3%||–||–||10.9%|
|Gazeta Express||28 May 2017||40.8%||30.2%||19.5%||2.7%||–||6.8%||–||–||10.6%|
|Gazeta Express||25 May 2017||40.3%||22.1%||16.3%||–||–||3.9%||14.1%||–||18.2%|
|Turkish Democratic Party of Kosovo||7,852||1.08||2||0|
|New Democratic Party||3,561||0.49||1||0|
|Independent Liberal Party||3,539||0.49||1||+1|
|Democratic Ashkali Party of Kosovo||2,424||0.33||1||0|
|Egyptian Liberal Party||2,415||0.33||1||0|
|Jedinstvena Goranska Partija||2,369||0.33||1||New|
|Kosovo Serb Party–Active||2,123||0.29||0||New|
|Ashkali Party for Integration||2,107||0.29||1||0|
|Progressive Democratic Party||1,697||0.23||0||–1|
|New Democratic Initiative of Kosovo||1,520||0.21||0||0|
|Turkish Justice Party of Kosovo||1,438||0.20||0||0|
|Movement for Gora||1,020||0.14||0||0|
|United Roma Party of Kosovo||955||0.13||1||+1|
|Kosovar New Romani Party||950||0.13||0||–1|
|Coalition for Gora||813||0.11||0||–1|
|Partia Demokratike e Unitetit||478||0.07||0||New|
|For a Prosperous Kosovo||312||0.04||0||New|
|Napredna Snaga Kosova||226||0.03||0||New|
|Source: KQZ, KQZ, KQZ|
No party obtained enough seats to form government alone. However, PDK coalition leader Ramush Haradinaj stated that he has the necessary votes to form a government, counting on the 39 seats of his coalition, the 20 seats of the ethnic minorities and some members of the LDK coalition.
After several unsuccessful attempts to elect a new Chairman of the Assembly and a new Prime Minister, on 4 August Behgjet Pacolli announced the AKR's withdrawal from the coalition with the LDK and the formation of a government pact with the PAN Coalition. As a result, the AKR was promised several ministries in the new government, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Land Management, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economic Development. The PAN Coalition announced that two LDK deputies, Ukë Rugova and Dardan Gashi, would also join the government.
Finally on September 9 the new government was voted,and Ramush Haradinaj was elected new prime minister with 61 votes in favor. This votes include Ramush Haradinaj pre-election coalition PANA Coalition, AKR, the national minorities and the Serbian list. The new government include 21 ministers includes ethnic Albanians, Bosniaks, Turks and Serbs.
- Caktohet data e zgjedhjeve të parakohshme TV Klan, 11 May 2017
- Snap election to follow Kosovo government collapse after no-confidence vote Deutsche Welle, 10 May 2017
- Kosovo IFES
- GazetaExpress (28 June 2017). "Haradinaj: I kam numrat për Qeverinë, formohet javën e ardhshme (Video)". Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- GazetaExpress (4 September 2017). "Zyrtare: Nënshkruhet marrëveshja PAN-AKR". Retrieved 4 September 2017.
- GazetaExpress (4 September 2017). "Këto janë ministritë të cilat do t'i udhëheqë AKR". Retrieved 4 September 2017.
- GazetaExpress (4 September 2017). "Ukë Rugova e Dardan Gashi do të jenë pjesë e Qeverisë". Retrieved 4 September 2017.