Social Democratic Party of Serbia

The Social Democratic Party of Serbia (Serbian: Социјалдемократска партија Србије, romanizedSocijaldemokratska partija Srbije; abbr. СДПС or SDPS) is a social-democratic political party in Serbia.

Social Democratic Party of Serbia

Социјалдемократска партија Србије
Socijaldemokratska partija Srbije
LeaderRasim Ljajić
FoundedOctober 18, 2008 (2008-10-18)
HeadquartersBelgrade
Membership (2015)44,658[1]
Ideology
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationFor Our Children
International affiliationSocialist International (Observer)
National Assembly
8 / 250
Assembly of Vojvodina
3 / 120
City Assembly of Belgrade
2 / 110
Bosniak National Council
8 / 35
Website
www.sdpsrbije.org.rs

HistoryEdit

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.[3]

In June 2018 the party was admitted in the Socialist International as observer member.[4] 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.

Election resultsEdit

Parliamentary electionsEdit

National Assembly of Serbia
Year Popular vote % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalitions Status
2008 1,590,200 38.42%
4 / 250
  4 ZES government
2012 863,294 22.07%
9 / 250
  5 IZBŽ 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 1,953,998 60.65%
8 / 250
  2 Around SNS government

ReferencesEdit

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

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