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Assembly of the Republic of
North Macedonia

Собрание на Република Северна Македонија
Kuvendi i Republikës së Maqedonisë së Veriut
Type
Type
Established1991
Leadership
Talat Xhaferi, DUI
since 27 April 2017
Vice President
Boban Bozhinovski
Kastriot Idrizi
Goran Mihajlov
Darko Dimitrievski
Shpëtim Rama
Daniel Babunski
Stefan Panajotov
Structure
Seats120
Political groups
Government (62)
  •   We Can (39)
  •   LDP (2)
  •   BESA (4)
  •   DUI (15)
  •   DPA (1)
  •   DS (1)

Opposition (58)

Elections
Proportional representation
D'Hondt method
Last election
15 July 2020
Next election
2024
Meeting place
Great hall of Parliament of North Macedonia

The Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Собрание на Република Северна Македонија, Albanian: Kuvendi i Republikës së Maqedonisë së Veriut), or the Sobranie (Macedonian: Собрание, "Assembly"), is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of North Macedonia; it is North Macedonia's sole legislature. According to the Constitution, the Sobranie represents the people and is vested with legislative power. It can have between 120 and 140 MPs (currently 120), elected by proportional representation from 6 electoral districts, each contributing 20 MPs, and there are also 3 reserved seats elected from the Macedonian diaspora which are awarded only if the voter turnout was sufficient. MPs are elected for a term of four years and cannot be recalled during their term. The Sobranie is presided over by a President. Its organization and functioning are regulated by the Constitution and Rules of Procedure. The Assembly's seat is in the nation's capital, Skopje.

2020 election result

Main article: 2020 North Macedonian parliamentary election

The preliminary apportionment in the 2020 North Macedonian parliamentary election:

Preliminary results in the 2020 North Macedonian parliamentary election
Party Votes % Seats +/–
We Can (SDSM coalition)[a] 327,408 35.89 46 –8
Renewal (VMRO-DPMNE coalition)[b] 315,344 34.57 44 –7
Democratic Union for Integration 104,699 11.48 15 +5
Alliance for Albanians–Alternative 81,620 8.95 12 +9
The Left 37,426 4.10 2 +2
Democratic Party of Albanians 13,930 1.53 1 –1
Integra – Macedonian Conservative Party 12,291 1.35 0 New
Civic Democratic Union 3,555 0.39 0 New
MORO – Workers Party 3,245 0.36 0 0
Voice for Macedonia 2,802 0.31 0 New
Never North, Only Macedonia 2,604 0.29 0 0
Social Democratic Union Skopje 2,585 0.28 0 0
Your Party 1,894 0.21 0 New
Democrats 1,558 0.17 0 New
Roma People's Party 1,225 0.13 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 31,231
Total 943,750 100 120 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,814,263 52.02
Source: State Election Commission

Presidents of the Assembly (1991–present)

Main article: List of presidents of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia

Parliament Building in Skopje
Parliament Building in Skopje
Parties

  LPM (1)   SDSM (3)   DA (1)   LDP   VMRO–DPMNE (2)   DUI (1)

Status
  Acting President
Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Term of office Political Affiliation
1 Stojan Andov
(1935–)
8 January 1991 6 March 1996 Liberal Party of Macedonia
2 Tito Petkovski
(1945–)
6 March 1996 19 November 1998 Social Democratic Union of Macedonia
3 Savo Klimovski
(1947–)
19 November 1998 30 November 2000 Democratic Alternative
(1) Stojan Andov
(1935–)
30 November 2000 4 October 2002 Liberal Party of Macedonia
4 Nikola Popovski
(1962–)
4 October 2002 8 November 2003 Social Democratic Union of Macedonia
Liljana Popovska
(1956–)
8 November 2003 18 November 2003 Liberal Democratic Party
5 Ljupčo Jordanovski
(1953–2010)
18 November 2003 2 August 2006 Social Democratic Union of Macedonia
6 Ljubiša Georgievski
(1937–2018)
2 August 2006 21 June 2008 Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization

Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity
7 Trajko Veljanovski
(1962–)
21 June 2008 27 April 2017 Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization

Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity
8 Talat Xhaferi
(1962–)
27 April 2017 Incumbent Democratic Union for Integration

Notes

  1. ^ also includes BESA, VMRO–NP, DPT, New Social Democratic Party (NSDP), the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the Party for a European Future (PEI), the United Party for Roma Equality (OPER), the Party for the Movement of Turks in Macedonia (PDT), the Democratic Union of Vlachs in Macedonia (DSVM), New Alternative (NA), the Party for Economic Changes 21 (PEP 21), the Party for Social and Economic Progress (POEN), the Democratic Union (DS), the Political Party “Dignity” (PPD), the Serbian Party in Macedonia (SSM), the Democratic League of Bosniaks, the Party of Pensioners (PP), the Party for Democratic Prosperity of the Roma (PDPR), Democratic Renewal of Macedonia (DOM), United for Macedonia (OM), the Party for the Full Emancipation of the Roma of Macedonia (CERRNM), and the Union of Roma in Macedonia
  2. ^ also includes Citizen Option for Macedonia (GROM), the Movement for Turkish National Union, the Democratic Party of Serbs in Macedonia, the Democratic Party of the Roma, the Democratic Forces of the Roma, Macedonian Action (MAAK), the New Liberal Party, the Party of the Vlachs from Macedonia, the Party of United Democrats of Macedonia, the United Party of the Roma in Macedonia, the Workers’ Agricultural Party of Macedonia, the Socialist Party of Macedonia, the Serbian Progressive Party, the Party of Democratic Action of Macedonia, the Union of Tito’s Left Forces, as well as the independent candidates Adnan Arsovski, Adnan Kahil, Bajram Berat, and Salko Kuch

References

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