New Serbia (political party)

New Serbia (Serbian: Нова Србија, romanizedNova Srbija; abbr. НС or NS) is a minor national-conservative, monarchist and right-wing populist political party in Serbia. It was established in 1998 by a group of dissidents led by Velimir Ilić from the Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO).

New Serbia

Нова Србија
Nova Srbija
AbbreviationNS
LeaderVelimir Ilić
Founded10 August 1998; 22 years ago (1998-08-10)
Split fromSerbian Renewal Movement
HeadquartersObilićev venac 4, Belgrade
Membership (2015)95,000[1]
Ideology
Political positionRight-wing
ColoursSky blue
National Assembly
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Website
www.nova-srbija.org

HistoryEdit

New Serbia was part of the Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS) bloc which defeated Slobodan Milošević in the 2000 presidential election.

The party took part in the 2003 parliamentary election in coalition with the Serbian Renewal Movement. The coalition received 7.7% of the popular vote and 22 seats; 9 seats were allocated to New Serbia.

New Serbia ran in the 2007 election in coalition with the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) and United Serbia (JS). The coalition received 16.55% of the popular vote and 47 seats in parliament, 10 of which went to New Serbia.

The party ran again in coalition with the DSS a year later in the 2008 election, receiving 11.62% of votes and 30 seats, with 9 allocated to NS.

New Serbia ran in the 2014 election in coalition with the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and several other parties. The coalition received 48.2% of the popular vote and 158 seats in parliament, 6 of which went to New Serbia.[3]

Parliamentary electionsEdit

National Assembly of Serbia
Year Popular vote % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalitions Status
2000 2,402,387 64.09%
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  8 DOS gov′t support 2000–2002
opposition 2002–2004
2003 293,082 7.66%
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  1 With SPO government
2007 667,615 16.55%
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  1 With DSS-JS government
2008 480,987 11.62%
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  1 With DSS opposition
2012 940,659 24.05%
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  1 Around SNS government
2014 1,736,920 48.35%
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  2 Around SNS government
2016 1,823,147 48.25%
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  1 Around SNS gov′t support 2016–2017
opposition 2017–2020
2020 7,873 0.24%
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  5 With NSP no seats

Years in government (1990– )Edit

Presidential electionsEdit

President of Serbia
Election year # Candidate 1st round votes % 2nd round votes % Notes
2003   3rd Velimir Ilić 229,229 9.08 Election declared invalid due to low turnout
2004   4th Dragan Maršićanin 414,971 13.31 Government Coalition
2008   3rd Velimir Ilić 305,828 7.43
2012   1st Tomislav Nikolić 979,216 25.05 1,552,063 49.54 Let's Get Serbia Moving coalition
2017   4th Vuk Jeremić 206,676 5.66 Independent candidate; support

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Milinković, D. (13 April 2015). "Trećina kod naprednjaka" (in Serbian). Večernje novosti.
  2. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2012). "Serbia". Parties and Elections in Europe. Archived from the original on 30 March 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://www.cesid.org/

External linksEdit