2002 Montenegrin parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Montenegro on 20 October 2002.[1] The result was a victory for the For a European Montenegro alliance formed by the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), which won 39 of the 75 seats.[2] It was the last parliamentary election held in Montenegro prior to independence referendum in 2006.

2002 Montenegrin parliamentary election
Montenegro
← 2001 20 October 2002 2006 →
Party Leader % Seats ±
ECG Milo Đukanović 48.0 39 +3
ZZP Predrag Bulatović 38.4 30 -3
LSCG Miodrag Živković 5.8 4 -2
AZ Fuad Nimani 2.4 2 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Filip Vujanović
DPS
Milo Đukanović
DPS

Electoral systemEdit

Of the 75 seats in Parliament, 73 were elected by proportional representation in a nationwide constituency and two were elected in a special constituency for the Albanian minority.[3] The electoral threshold was set at 3% and seats allocated using the d'Hondt method.[3] Closed lists were used with a single list for both constituencies, although parties only had to award half their seats according to the order of the list, with the remaining half free for them to allocate.[3]

ResultsEdit

 
Dark Blue: absolute ZZP majority
Light Blue: relative ZZP majority
Red: DPS-SDP absolute majority
Orange: relative DPS-SDP majority
Pink: AZ relative majority
Party Votes % Seats
For a European Montenegro (DPSSDP) 167,166 48.0 39
Together for Change (SNPSNSNS) 133,894 38.4 30
Liberal Alliance of Montenegro 20,306 5.8 4
Patriotic Coalition for Yugoslavia 9,911 2.8 0
Albanians Together (DUADS CG) 8,498 2.4 2
Bosniak Democratic Coalition 2,480 0.7 0
Bosniak Coalition 2,173 0.6 0
Other parties 3,988 1.1 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 348,416 100 75
Registered voters/turnout 455,791 74.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Vote shareEdit

ECG
48.0%
ZZP
38.4%
LSCG
5.8%
PKJ
2.8%
AZ
2.4%
Others
2.4%

SeatsEdit

Name Abbreviation Ideology Leader MPs
Democratic Party of Socialists
Demokratska partija socijalista
Демократска партија социјалиста
DPS Social democracy
Separatism
Milo Đukanović
31 / 75
Socialist People's Party
Socijalistička narodna partija
Социјалистичка народна партија
SNP Social conservatism
Unionism
Predrag Bulatović
19 / 75
Social Democratic Party
Socijaldemokratska partija
Социјалдемократска партија
SDP Social democracy
Separatism
Ranko Krivokapić
8 / 75
Serb People's Party
Srpska Narodna stranka
Српска Народна странка
SNS National conservatism
Unionism
Andrija Mandić
6 / 75
People's Party
Narodna stranka
Народна странка
NS Cultural conservatism
Unionism
Dragan Šoć
5 / 75
Liberal Alliance of Montenegro
Liberalni savez Crne Gore
Либерални савез Црне Горе
LSCG Liberalism
Separatism
Miodrag Živković
4 / 75
Democratic League in Montenegro
Demokratski savez u Crnoj Gori
Lidhja Demokratike në Mal të Zi
DS Albanian minority interests
Liberal conservativism
Mehmet Bardhi
1 / 75
Democratic Union of Albanians
Demokratska unija Albanaca
Unioni Demokratik i Shqipëtarëve
DUA Albanian minority interests
Social conservatism
Fuad Nimani
1 / 75

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p. 1372. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p. 1375.
  3. ^ a b c Nohlen & Stöver, p. 1370.