Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia

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Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia
Македонско Собрание (Macedonian)
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
TBD
Structure
Seats 120
Assembly of Macedonia Seats2016.svg
Political groups
  • Majority (67)
  •      SDSM (49)
  •      BDI (10)
  •      Besa (5)
  •      AS (3)
  • Minority (53)
  •      VMRO-DPMNE (51)
  •      DPA (2)
Elections
Proportional representation
D'Hondt method
Last election
11 December 2016
Meeting place
The main chamber.
Palace of the Macedonian Parliament
Website
Election Results 2014
Coat of arms of the Republic of Macedonia.svg
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The Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia (Macedonian: Собрание на Република Македонија) or the Sobranie is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia; it is Macedonia's sole legislature. According to the Constitution, the Sobranie represents the people and is vested with legislative power. It can have between 120 and 140 MPs (currently 120), elected by proportional representation from 6 electoral districts, each contributing 20 MPs, and 3 reserved seats elected from the Macedonian diaspora which are awarded only if the voter turnout was sufficient. MPs are elected for a term of four years and cannot be re-elected. The Sobranie is presided over by a Speaker. Its organization and functioning are regulated by the Constitution and Rules of Procedure. The Assembly's seat is in the nations capital of Skopje.

2016 election result[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
VMRO-DPMNE coalition 454,577 39.39 51 −10
Social Democratic Union coalition 436,981 37.87 49 +15
Democratic Union for Integration 86,796 7.52 10 −9
Besa Movement 57,868 5.01 5 New
"Alliance for the Albanians" coalition 35,121 3.04 3 New
Democratic Party of Albanians 30,964 2.68 2 −5
"VMRO for Macedonia" coalition 24,524 2.13 0 New
The Left 12,120 1.05 0 New
"CCJ–Third Block" coalition 10,028 0.87 0 New
Liberal Party 3,840 0.33 0 0
Party for Democratic Prosperity 1,143 0.10 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 37,870
Total 1,191,832 100 120 −3
Registered voters/turnout 1,784,416 66.79
Source: SEC

Speakers of the Assembly (after 1991)[edit]

Parliament Building in Skopje

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°59′34″N 21°25′58″E / 45.99278°N 21.43278°E / 45.99278; 21.43278