Party of United Pensioners of Serbia

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Party of United Pensioners of Serbia

Партија уједињених пензионера Србије
Partija ujedinjenih penzionera Srbije
LeaderMilan Krkobabić
FounderJovan Krkobabić
FoundedMay 10, 2005 (2005-05-10)
HeadquartersTopličin venac 11, Belgrade
Membership (2015)100,000[1]
IdeologyPensioners' interests[2]
Populism
Social democracy
Political positionCentre-left
European affiliationNone
International affiliationNone
ColoursRed
National Assembly
9 / 250
Assembly of Vojvodina
3 / 120
City Assembly of Belgrade
4 / 110
Website
www.pups.org.rs

The Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (Serbian: Партија уједињених пензионера Србије, ПУПС / Partija ujedinjenih penzionera Srbije, PUPS) is a political party in Serbia, founded by Jovan Krkobabić. Founded on 10 May 2005, the party first took part in the 2007 parliamentary election in coalition with the Social Democratic Party but failed to win any seats in the national assembly. The party participated in the 2008 parliamentary election in coalition with the Socialist Party of Serbia and United Serbia and received 5 seats. In the most recent election, held in 2014, the PUPS received 12 seats.

On 28 June 2014, Milan Krkobabić became the party leader following the death of his father, Jovan Krkobabić.[3]

Electoral results[edit]

Parliamentary elections[edit]

Year Popular vote % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalition Government
2007 125,324 3.11%
0 / 250
Steady With SDP non-parliamentary
2008 313,896 7.58%
5 / 250
Increase 5 With SPS-JS government
2012 567,689 14.51%
12 / 250
Increase 7 With SPS-JS government
2014 484,607 13.49%
12 / 250
Steady With SPS-JS gov′t support
2016 1,823,147 48.25%
9 / 250
Decrease 3 Around SNS government

Presidential elections[edit]

President of Serbia
Election year # Candidate 1st round votes % 2nd round votes % Notes
2008 4th Milutin Mrkonjić 245,889 5.97% Support
2012 Increase 3rd Ivica Dačić 556,013 14.23% Support
2017 Increase 1st Aleksandar Vučić 2,012,788 55.05% Government coalition

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milinković, D. (13 April 2015). "Trećina kod naprednjaka" (in Serbian). Večernje novosti.
  2. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2016). "Serbia". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.rts.rs/page/stories/sr/story/9/Politika/1635404/Krkobabi%C4%87+izabran+za+predsednika+PUPS-a.html

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