2021 Montenegrin local elections
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170 seats in local parliaments
Party Leader % Seats +/–
DPS-SD[a] Milo Đukanović 43.52 72 -43
MNN[b] Aleksa Bečić 18.82 32 +11
DF-SNP[c] Andrija Mandić 15.88 28 +16
CnB[d] Dritan Abazović 7.05 12 +5
SDP Raško Konjević 5.29 9 +4
NL[e] Savo Marić 4.11 7 +4
BS Ervin Ibrahimović 3.52 6 +1
SG LSCG[f] Goran Vušurović 1.76 3 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Mayoral seats before Mayoral seats after
DPS/SD (4)
MNN (1)
DF/SNP (2)
MNN (1)
SDP (1)
DPS/SD (1)

Local elections were held on 14 March 2021 in Nikšić Municipality, on 9 May 2021 in Herceg Novi Municipality, while the elections in the municipalities of Cetinje, Mojkovac and Petnjica were held on 5 December 2021.[1]

Elections resulted in won for local-level opposition parties in 3 out of 5 municipalities. Large coalition consisting of the former ZBCG (led by DF), MNN (led by DCG) and CnB (led by URA) formed local government in Nikšić and Mojkovac municipalities, while SDP and the independent list "Old Guard of the LSCG" rise in Cetinje Old Royal Capital. The DPS keep governing in Petnjica, in coalition with SD and BS, while the DCG keep its mayoral post in Herceg Novi, in coalition with the local DF and URA.

Results

March elections

Nikšić

Party / Coalition[2][3] Popular vote % of vote Seats ± Gov't
DPSSDLPPKS Coalition[g]
19,294
40.4%
18
Decrease23 No
Democratic FrontSNP
12,348
25.9%
11
Increase11 Yes
Peace is Our Nation
11,150
23.2%
10
Increase10 Yes
United Reform Action
2,140
4.5%
1
Increase1 Yes
Popular Movement
1,549
3.2%
1
New No
Social Democratic Party
1,259
2.7%
0
Steady0 N/A

May elections

Herceg Novi

Party / Coalition[6][7][8] Popular vote % of votes Seats ± Gov't
Peace is Our Nation
4,568
27.29%
10
Increase1 Yes
DPSSD Coalition
3,680
21.99%
8
Decrease5 No
Democratic FrontSNP
3,246
19.39%
7
Increase1 Yes
Independent "Novska lista"
3,195
19.09%
7
Increase3 Yes
United Reform Action
1,281
7.65%
2
Increase2[h] Yes
True Montenegro
768
4.59%
1
New Yes


December elections

Cetinje

Party / Coalition[10] Popular vote % of vote Seats ± Gov't
Democratic Party of Socialists
3,669
40.5%
14
Decrease2 No
Social Democratic Party
2,031
22.4%
8
Increase5 Yes
United Reform Action
996
11.0%
4
Decrease1 Supp.
Democratic Montenegro
878
9.7%
3
Decrease2 Supp.
"Old Guard of the LSCG"
827
9.1%
3
Increase1 Yes
SDLP Coalition
389
4.3%
1
Decrease1 No
Socialist People's Party
135
1.4%
0
Steady0 N/A
Dragan Hajduković list
123
1.3%
0 New N/A

Mojkovac

Party / Coalition[11] Popular vote % of votes Seats ± Gov't
DPSSDLP Coalition
2,395
43.9%
14
Decrease5 No
Democratic FrontSNP
1,320
24.2%
8
Increase2 Yes
Democratic Montenegro
735
13.4%
4
Decrease1 Yes
We won't give up Montenegro
348
6.4%
2
New Yes
United Reform Action
334
6.1%
2
Increase1 Supp.
United Montenegro
328
6.0%
1
New Supp.

Petnjica

Party / Coalition[12] Popular vote % of vote Seats ± Gov't
Democratic Party of Socialists
1,390
48.7%
16
Decrease4 Yes
Bosniak Party
519
18.2%
6
Increase1 Yes
Justice and Reconciliation Party
334
11.7%
3
Increase2 No
Democratic Montenegro
203
7.1%
2
Increase1 No
Social Democrats
202
7.1%
2
Decrease1 Yes
Social Democratic Party
115
4.0%
1
Steady0 No
Socialist People's Party
89
3.1%
1
Increase1 No

List of mayors and local governments

Municipality Mayor before elections Party Current Mayor Party Local government
Nikšić Veselin Grbović DPS Marko Kovačević DF
DF-SNP-DCG-URA
Herceg Novi Stevan Katić DCG Stevan Katić DCG
DCG-DF-SNP-NL-URA-PCG
Cetinje Aleksandar Kašćelan DPS Nikola Đurašković SDP
SDP-SG LSCG-URA-DCG
Mojkovac Ranko Mišnić DPS Vesko Delić DF
DF-DCG-SNP-URA
Petnjica Samir Agović DPS Erol Muratović DPS
DPS-SD-BS

Notes

  1. ^ Include other minor coalition partners, such as LP and PKS. SD run separately in Cetinje and Petnjica.
  2. ^ Including 4 seats won by the NDCG members in Nikšić, Herceg Novi and Mojkovac. The NDCG run as an independent list at the Mojkovac election.
  3. ^ Include various other minor coalition partners, such as SRS, SCG and JKP. SNP run independently at the elections in Cetinje and Petnjica, winning one seat.
  4. ^ Including 3 seats won by the Bosniak ethnic minority SPP at the Petnjica local election.
  5. ^ Independent local list run only in Herceg Novi.
  6. ^ Independent local list run only in Cetinje.
  7. ^ Previous local election in Nikšić was held on 12 March 2017 and was boycotted by all the opposition parties after the Government announced the imprisonment of the leaders of the opposition Democratic Front alliance.[4] Only the ruling DPS (winning 80% of votes) and its minor partner SD (9% of votes) ran in the election, with voter turnout at 45%, while 11% of the votes cast were spoilt.[5]
  8. ^ At the previous local election in Herceg Novi, United Reform Action participated in a coalition with the Social Democratic Party and together they won one seat, that seat being won by a member of SDP, effectively making URA an extra-parliamentary party on the local level in Herceg Novi.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Izbori u Nikšiću 14. marta - Svet - Dnevni list Danas". www.danas.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  2. ^ DPS izgubio većinu u Nikšiću, stranke na vlasti na državnom nivou slave pobedu, 14 March 2021. Retrieved 2021-05-11
  3. ^ GOTOVO JE! Konačni rezultati izbora u Nikšiću: Posle 28 godina Đukanović izgubio vlast u rodnom gradu, ovako će izgledati budući sastav skupštine, Blic, 14 March 2021
  4. ^ "Opozicija jednoglasno: Bojkot izbora". IN4S (in Serbian). 14 February 2017. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  5. ^ www.antenam.net. "Prebrojani svi glasovi u Nikšiću: DPS-u 37, a SD-u 4 mandata; izlaznost oko 45%". Antena M (in Serbian). Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  6. ^ Herceg Novi: Uzlet Demokrata i pad Đukanovićeve DPS, Radio Slobodna Evropa, 10 May 2021
  7. ^ Demokrate osvojile 10 mandata, DPS-SD osam, ZBHN i Novska lista po 7, URA dva mandata, Vijesti, 9 May 2021
  8. ^ "Konačni rezultati za izbor odbornika u Skupštinu Opštine Herceg Novi" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-06-07.
  9. ^ Konačni rezultati izbora za odbornike SO Herceg Novi, 2017, OIK Herceg Novi (May 2017)
  10. ^ Nova vlast u MK, DPS-u trebaju partneri na CT, RTCG, 5 December 2021
  11. ^ Evo kako su glasali Mojkovac i Petnjica, RTCG, 5 December 2021
  12. ^ OIK Petnjica: DPS 17 mandata, BS 6, SPP 3, SD i Demokrate po 2, SDP 1, Vijesti, 5 December 2021