Social Democratic Party of Serbia

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Social Democratic Party of Serbia
Социјалдемократска партија Србије
Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije
Leader Rasim Ljajić
Founded October 18, 2008 (2008-10-18)
Headquarters Dečanska 1, Belgrade
Membership (2012) 50,000[1]
Ideology Populism
Social democracy
Pro-Europeanism
Political position Centre-left
European affiliation None
International affiliation Socialist International (observer)
Colours Red
National Assembly
10 / 250
Assembly of Vojvodina
4 / 120
City Assembly of Belgrade
2 / 110
Website
www.sdpsrbije.org.rs

The Social Democratic Party of Serbia (Serbian: Социјалдемократска партија Србије / Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije) is a social democratic[2] political party in Serbia.

The SDPS currently has 9 seats in the National Assembly. Rasim Ljajić is the current Minister of Foreign and Domestic Trade and Telecommunications since July 2012.

In late 2013 SDPS had joined in coalition with the Sandžak Democratic Party, forming a political union. Rasim Ljajić was elected as the SDP-SDP's first head.[3]

In June 2018 the party was admitted in the Socialist International as observer member.[4]

Parliamentary elections[edit]

National Assembly of Serbia
Year Popular vote % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalitions Government
2008 1,590,200 38.42%
4 / 250
Increase 4 ZES government
2012 863,294 22.07%
9 / 250
Increase 5 ZBŽ government
2014 1,736,920 48.35%
10 / 250
Increase 1 Around SNS government
2016 1,823,147 48.25%
10 / 250
Steady Around SNS government

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partijsku knjižicu ima više od milion građana" (in Serbian). Blic. 30 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Stranke - Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije" (in Serbian). B92. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  3. ^ http://www.mondo.rs/a616606/Info/Srbija/Rasim-Ljajic-na-celu-unije-stranaka.html
  4. ^ "Socialist International - Progressive Politics For A Fairer World". socialistinternational.org. Retrieved 2018-07-17.

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