Social Democratic Party of Serbia

The Social Democratic Party of Serbia (Serbian: Социјалдемократска партија Србије / Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije) is a social democratic[3] political party in Serbia.

Social Democratic Party of Serbia

Социјалдемократска партија Србије
Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije
LeaderRasim Ljajić
FoundedOctober 18, 2008 (2008-10-18)
HeadquartersDečanska 1, Belgrade
Membership (2012)50,000[1]
IdeologySocial democracy
Social liberalism
Left-wing populism
Pro-Europeanism
Atlanticism[2]
Political positionCentre-left
International affiliationSocialist International (observer)
ColoursRed
National Assembly
9 / 250
Assembly of Vojvodina
4 / 120
City Assembly of Belgrade
2 / 110
Website
www.sdpsrbije.org.rs

The SDPS currently has 9 seats in the National Assembly. Rasim Ljajić is the current Minister of Foreign and Domestic Trade and Telecommunications since July 2012.

In late 2013 SDPS had joined in coalition with the Sandžak Democratic Party, forming a political union. Rasim Ljajić was elected as the SDP-SDP's first head.[4]

In June 2018 the party was admitted in the Socialist International as observer member.[5]

Parliamentary electionsEdit

National Assembly of Serbia
Year Popular vote % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalitions Government
2008 1,590,200 38.42%
4 / 250
  4 ZES government
2012 863,294 22.07%
9 / 250
  5 ZBŽ government
2014 1,736,920 48.35%
10 / 250
  1 Around SNS government
2016 1,823,147 48.25%
10 / 250
  Around SNS government
2020
0 / 250
Around SNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Partijsku knjižicu ima više od milion građana" (in Serbian). Blic. 30 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Tadić: Srbija treba da razmišlja i o članstvu u NATO". Blic.
  3. ^ "Stranke - Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije" (in Serbian). B92. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.mondo.rs/a616606/Info/Srbija/Rasim-Ljajic-na-celu-unije-stranaka.html
  5. ^ "Socialist International - Progressive Politics For A Fairer World". socialistinternational.org. Retrieved 2018-07-17.

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