2017 Albanian parliamentary election
Parliamentary elections were held in Albania on 25 June. They were had initially been scheduled for 18 June, but after a possible boycott was announced by opposition parties during a political crisis that lasted three months, an agreement was reached between all parties on 18 May to change the date. The Socialist Party won 74 of the 140 seats.
All 140 seats in the Parliament of Albania
71 seats needed for a majority
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
The previous parliamentary elections were held on 23 June 2013 and resulted in a victory for the Socialist Party of Albania-led Alliance for a European Albania, which received 57.6% of the vote, winning 83 of the 140 seats. The opposition Alliance for Employment, Prosperity and Integration headed by Sali Berisha of the Democratic Party received almost 39.5% of the vote and won the other 57 seats. The Socialist Party led by Edi Rama formed the government with Rama as Prime Minister.
The 140 members of Parliament were elected in twelve multi-member constituencies based on the twelve counties using closed list proportional representation with an electoral threshold of 3% for parties and 5% for alliances. Seats were allocated to alliances using the D'Hondt method, then to political parties using the Sainte-Laguë method.
Demographic changes led to some changes in the number of seats for some constituencies; Tirana gained two seats and Durrës one, whilst Korça, Berat and Kukës all lost a seat.
|Source: Instat (populations)|
|Exit poll||25 June 2017||30-34%||45-49%||11-15%||3-5%||-||-||15%|
|IPR + Ora News||19 June 2017||33%||48%||13%||1.8%||2.3%||0.5%||15%|
|IPR + Ora News||7 June 2017||800||37%||45%||13%||1.5%||2%||0.3%||–||8%|
|Piepoli||6 June 2017||800||28-32%
|IPR + Ora News||29–30 May 2017||2,002||36%||43%||12%||1.8%||2.3%||1.0%||3.9%||7%|
|IPR + Ora News||29–30 May 2017||1,000||33%||41%||14%||1%||6%||1.5%||3.5%||8%|
|American Eye||4 June 2017||1,034||29.2%||46.1%||6.4%||7.1%||0.7%||-||3.4%||7.1%||16.9%|
|Socialist Party of Albania||764,750||48.34||74||+9|
|Democratic Party of Albania||456,413||28.85||43||–7|
|Socialist Movement for Integration||225,901||14.28||19||+3|
|Party for Justice, Integration and Unity||76,069||4.81||3||–1|
|Social Democratic Party of Albania||14,993||0.95||1||+1|
|New Democratic Spirit||5,146||0.33||0||0|
|Sfida për Shqipërinë||3,546||0.22||0||New|
|Republican Party of Albania||3,225||0.20||0||-3|
|Social Democracy Party of Albania||2,473||0.16||0||0|
|Christian Democratic Party of Albania||2,421||0.15||0||–1|
|Party for the Future of the Greek Minority||2,287||0.14||0||0|
|People's Alliance for Justice||1,505||0.10||0||New|
|Communist Party of Albania||1,026||0.06||0||0|
|Albanian Democratic Christian Union||924||0.06||0||New|
|Christian Democratic Alliance||767||0.05||0||0|
|Democratic Alliance Party||547||0.03||0||0|
|National Arbnore Alliance||351||0.02||0||0|
- "Presidenti Nishani e dekreton: 25 qershori data e zgjedhjeve parlamentare". gsh.al (in Albanian). 21 May 2017.
- Agreement unveiled, Parliamentary Elections on June 25 Albania Daily News
- Albanian Socialists to get parliamentary majority, partial vote count shows Reuters, 26 June 2017
- Election Profile IFES
- Electoral system IPU
- Harta e re elektorale, një mandat më pak Kukësit, Korçës e Beratit Shqiptarja, 3 December 2016