ElectionGudie

June 25, 2017 Held

1,608,561
Voted
Albania

Republic of Albania

Election for Kuvendi i Shqipërisë (Parliament of Albania)

Results

46%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,608,561
Valid Votes:1,576,373
Invalid Votes:32,188

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Socialist Party of Albania 74 - 761,951

48.34%

Democratic Party of Albania 43 - 456,481

28.85%

Socialist Movement for Integration 19 - 225,975

14.28%

The Party for Justice, Integration and Unity 3 - 76,064

4.81%

Social Democratic Party 1 - 14,987

0.95%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

Albania: Parliament of Albania, June 25, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • 140 seats in the Parliament of Albania (Kuvendi i Shqipërisë)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Republic Ilir META (since 24 July 2017)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Edi RAMA (since 10 September 2013)
  • Assembly: Unicameral Assembly (Kuvendi i Shqipërisë) with 140 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • Members of the Parliament of Albania (Kuvendi i Shqipërisë) are directly elected to 4-year terms in multi-seat constituencies through a proportional representation vote.

Last Election:

  • The last parliamentary elections in Albania occurred in 2013. The Socialist Party won a majority, with 65 seats.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Democratic Party / Partia Demokratike e Shqipërisë
    • Leader: Lulzim BASHA
    • Seats won in last election: 50
  • Party for Justice, Integration, and Unity / Partia Drejtësi, Integrim dhe Unitet
    • Leader: Shpetim IDRIZI
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Social Democratic Party / Partia Socialdemokrate e Shqipërisë
    • Leader: Skender GJINUSHI
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Socialist Movement for Integration / Lëvizja Socialiste për Integrim
    • Leader: Monika KRYEMADHI
    • Seats won in last election: 16
  • Socialist Party / Partia Socialiste e Shqipërisë
    • Leader: Edi RAMA
    • Seats won in last election: 65

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,047,987 (July 2017)
  • Registered Voters: 3,452,324

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 1,539,387
  • 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: 22 (est.)
  • Human Development Index Position: 75
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: High

Disability Data:

  • Is Albania a signatory to CRPD: Yes (22 December 2009)
  • Has Albania ratified CRPD: Yes (11 February 2013)
  • Population with a disability: 454,392