Communist Party (Serbia)

The Communist Party (Serbian: Комунистичка партија / Komunistička partija, KP) is a communist party in Serbia. It was founded in Belgrade on 28 November 2010, after two smaller communist parties (the New Communist Party of Serbia (NKPS) and the Social Democrats from Novi Sad) united with a group of communists led by Josip Joška Broz.[citation needed]

Communist Party

Комунистичка партија
AbbreviationKP
PresidentJoška Broz
Secretary-GeneralMiroslav Jovanović
FounderJoška Broz
Founded28 November 2010 (2010-11-28)
HeadquartersUralska 9
11060 Belgrade
Youth wingCommunist Youth (KO)
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Titoism
Political positionLeft-wing to Far-left
National affiliationSocialist Party of Serbia
European affiliationNone
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties (IMCWP)
ColorsRed, Ochre
SloganWorkers of the world, unite!
National Assembly
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Assembly of Vojvodina
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Website
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Its president is Joška Broz (grandson of the former president of Yugoslavia and the SKJ, Josip Broz Tito) and the Secretary-General is Miroslav Jovanović.

OrganisationEdit

The head of the party is the President, next in the hierarchy is the Secretary-General and after him is the party's Central Committee. The party is split into committees led by committee secretaries and also into basic organizations led by commissioners.

ElectionsEdit

The Communist Party competed in the 2012 parliamentary elections independently, receiving 28.977 votes or 0.74% of the popular vote, failing to enter parliament. A similar situation happened in the 2014 parliamentary elections, when the Communist Party (in coalition with Montenegrin Party) received 6.388 votes or 0,18% of the popular vote and again failed to enter parliament. However, for the 2016 parliamentary elections, the Communist Party joined a coalition led by the Socialist Party of Serbia that received 413.770 votes or 10,95% of the popular vote and entered the Parliament of Serbia and also the Parliament of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

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