Albanian Alternative

Albanian Alternative (Montenegrin: Albanska alternativa, Albanian: Alternativa Shqiptare) is a political party representing the Albanian minority in Montenegro.

Albanian Alternative

Alternativa Shqiptare
Albanska alternativa
PresidentNik Gjeloshaj
Founded2006
HeadquartersTuzi
IdeologyAlbanian minority interests
Right-wing populism
National conservatism
Social conservatism
Political positionRight-wing
National affiliationAlbanian List
SloganWord above all.
Parliament
1 / 81
Municipalities
12 / 786

The party is led by Nik Gjeloshaj. At the legislative elections in Montenegro, in October 2012, AA won 1 out of 81 seats. Between 2009 and 2016, the party was a constituent member of the Albanian Coalition.

HistoryEdit

In September 2016, the Albanian Alternative agreed to form a pre-election alliance with New Democratic Power – FORCA and Democratic Union of Albanians (DUA) for 2016 elections.[1][2] The coalition won one seat in the election, which was allocated to a member of FORCA.[3]

Electoral resultsEdit

Parliamentary electionsEdit

Parliament of Montenegro
Year Popular vote % of popular vote Overall seats won Seat change Coalition Government
2006 2,656 0.78%
1 / 81
  1 opposition
2009 2,898 0.9%
0 / 81
  1 AA-DS extra-parliamentary
2012 3,824 1.05%
1 / 81
  1 AK opposition
2016 3,394 0.89%
0 / 81
  1 AO extra-parliamentary
2020 6,488 1.58%
1 / 81
  1 AL opposition

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanske partije zajedno na izborima u Crnoj Gori Archived 2016-10-26 at the Wayback Machine Vijesti, 21 September 2016
  2. ^ Izbori: ALBANCI U TRI KOLONE Ul-info, 18 September 2016
  3. ^ "Albanci odlučni" u ponedjeljak predaju izbornu listu Archived 2016-10-11 at the Wayback Machine Vijesti, 18 September 2016