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Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo

1,883,018 5

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

1,888,059 45.44%

Registered Voters (as of June 11, 2017)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Kosovac Assembly Kuvendi i Kosovës/Skupština Kosova Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Hashim THACI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Isa MUSTAFA
  • Assembly: Kosovo has a unicameral Assembly (Kuvendi i Kosovës/Skupština Kosova) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by parliament to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Assembly (Kuvendi i Kosovës/Skupština Kosova), 100 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system to serve 3-year terms and 20 members are reserved to represent Kosovo's national minorities to serve 3-year terms.
    • In the proportional tier, there is a 30 percent female quota under which every third candidate must be female. Electors may vote for up to five individual candidates within the list they choose. Of the seats reserved for ethnic minorities, 10 are reserved for ethnic Serbs, and 10 are reserved for other ethnic minorities.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Kosovac Assembly 2004-10-23 663,357 1,297,975 51.11%
Kosovac Assembly 2007-11-17 628,630 1,400,000 44.9%
Kosovac Assembly 2010-12-12 743,892 1,570,000 47.38%
Kosovac Assembly 2014-06-08 766,834 1,799,023 42.63%
Kosovac Assembly 2017-06-11 777,093 1,888,059 41.16%

Voter Turnout