ElectionGudie

July 3, 2005 Held

1,389,320
Voted
Albania

Republic of Albania

Election for Kuvendi i Shqipërisë (Parliament of Albania)

Results

48%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,389,320
Valid Votes:1,367,347
Invalid Votes:21,973

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Republican Party 11 - 272,746

19.95%

Social Democratic Party 7 - 174,103

12.73%

Socialist Party 42 - 131,412

9.61%

Socialist Movement for Integration 5 - 114,798

8.40%

Democratic Party 56 - 104,796

7.67%

New Democratic Party 4 - 101,373

7.41%

Agrarian Environmentalist Party 4 - 89,635

6.56%

Democratic Alliance Party 3 - 65,093

4.76%

Social Democracy Party Of Albania 2 - 57,998

4.24%

Union for Human Rights Party 2 - 56,403

4.12%

Christian Democratic Party 2 - 44,576

3.26%

National Front Party - - 22,896

1.67%

Liberal Union Party 1 - 14,418

1.05%

Independent - - -

Legality Movement Party - - -

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 140 seats in the People's Assembly (Kuvendi Popullor)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Republic Alfred MOISIU
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Fatos NANO
  • Assembly: Albania has a unicameral People's Assembly (Kuvendi Popullor) with 140 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of the Republic is elected by the People's Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the People's Assembly (Kuvendi Popullor), 100 members are elected by direct popular vote to serve 4-year terms and 40 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Democratic Party / (PD)*
    • Leader: Sali BERISHA
    • Seats won in this election: 56
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Socialist Party / (PSSH)
    • Leader: Fatos NANO
    • Seats won in this election: 42
    • Seats won in last election: 73
  • Party: Socialist Movement for Integration / (LSI)***
    • Leader: Ilir META
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Republican Party / (PR)****
    • Leader: Fatmir MEDIU
    • Seats won in this election: 11
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Social Democratic Party / (PSD)
    • Leader: Skender GJINUSHI
    • Seats won in this election: 7
    • Seats won in last election: 4
  • Party: Union for Human Rights Party / (PBDNJ)
    • Leader: Vangjel DULE
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: New Democratic Party / (PDR)
    • Leader: Genc POLLO
    • Seats won in this election: 4
    • Seats won in last election: 6
  • Party: Agrarian Environmentalist Party / (PAA)
    • Leader: Lufter XHUVELI
    • Seats won in this election: 4
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: Democratic Alliance Party / (AD)
    • Leader: Neritan CEKA
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Party: Legality Movement Party / (PLL)**********
    • Leader: Ekrem SPAHIU
    • Seats won in this election: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: National Front Party / (PBK)***********
    • Leader: Adriatik ALIMADHI
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Christian Democratic Party / (PDK)
    • Leader: Nard NDOKA
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Social Democracy Party Of Albania / (PDSSh)
    • Leader: Paskal MILO
    • Seats won in this election: 2
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Liberal Union Party / (BLD)
    • Leader: Arjan STAROVA
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Independent(s): Independent
    • Leader: Spiro PECI
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0

* In the last election, the Democratic Party (PD), the Legality Movement Party (PLL), the Liberal Union Party (PBL), the National Front Party (PBK), and the Republican Party (PR) ran together as a coalition which won 46 seats in the parliament.
*** The Socialist Movement for Integration (LSI) formed from a faction that split from the Socialist Party (PSSH) at the end of 2004.
**** In the last election, the Democratic Party (PD), the Legality Movement Party (PLL), the Liberal Union Party (PBL), the National Front Party (PBK), and the Republican Party (PR) ran together as a coalition, which won 46 seats in the parliament.
********** In the last election, the Democratic Party (PD), the Legality Movement Party (PLL), the Liberal Union Party (PBL), the National Front Party (PBK), and the Republican Party (PR) ran together as a coalition, which won 46 seats in the parliament.
*********** In the last election, the Democratic Party (PD), the Legality Movement Party (PLL), the Liberal Union Party (PBL), the National Front Party (PBK), and the Republican Party (PR) ran together as a coalition, which won 46 seats in the parliament.

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last parliamentary election was held on 24 June 2001 with subsequent rounds on 8 July, 22 July, 29 July, and 19 August 2001.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,563,112 (July 2005 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 2,850,821 (July 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,498,085 (2005)

·         Is Albania a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Albania ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (11 May 1994)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes 

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 10 (7.14%) (2005)

·         Human Development Index Position: 85 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Albania a signatory to CRPD: Yes (22 December 2009)

·         Has Albania ratified CRPD: Yes (11 February 2013)

·         Population with a disability: 534,466 (est.)