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Republic of Albania

Republic of AlbaniaAlbania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. Albania spans 28,748 square kilometres (11,100 square miles) and had a total population of almost 3 million people as of 2016.

Albania holds elections on a national level for a legislature. The Assembly of Albania has 140 members elected for four-year terms. The electoral system is closed list proportional representation. There are 12 multi-member constituencies corresponding to the country’s 12 administrative regions. Within any constituency, parties must meet a threshold of 3 percent of votes, and pre-election coalitions must meet a threshold of 5 percent of votes. The president is elected by parliament.

Albanian parliamentary Election 2017 will be held in Albania on 25 June . They were first scheduled for 18 June, but after a possible boycott was announced by the opposition parties, during a large political crisis that lasted 3 months, an agreement was reached between all the political parties on 18 May to change the date.

INSTITUTIONS

NAME

TYPE

Parliament of Albania ASSEMBLY

STATISTICS

Population (in 2016) : 3,838,594 Registered Voters (in 2013) : 3,271,885
Vote Cast (in 2013) : 1,744,261 Valid Votes (in 2013) : 1,720,162

ELECTIONS

ELECTION

DATE

VOTE CAST

REGISTER VOTERS

WINNER

Parliament of Albania Sunday, June 25, 2017 1,640,749 3,452,324 Socialist Party of Albania
Parliament of Albania Sunday, June 23, 2013 1,744,261 3,271,885 Alliance for a European Albania
Parliament of Albania Sunday, June 28, 2009 1,519,176 2,850,821 Alliance for Change