1997 Albanian parliamentary election
Early parliamentary elections were held in Albania on 29 June 1997 alongside a simultaneous referendum on restoring the monarchy, with a second round of voting for 32 seats on 6 July. The elections were called as a response to the Albanian Civil War. The result was an overwhelming victory for the opposition Socialist Party of Albania, which won 101 of the 151 seats. Voter turnout was 72.6%.
All 155 seats in Parliament
78 seats needed for a majority
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
|Socialist Party of Albania||413,369||31.60||101||+91|
|Democratic Party of Albania||315,677||24.13||24||–98|
|Unity for Human Rights Party||41,157||3.15||4||+1|
|Democratic Alliance Party||36,380||2.78||0||New|
|Republican Party of Albania||1||–2|
|Albanian National Front Party||1||–1|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|