Macedonia Parliamentary election 2016 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates
Macedonia Parliamentary election 2016 Dates Schedule
Early parliamentary elections will be held in Macedonia in on 11 December 2016 having originally been planned for 24 April and later 5 June having originally been planned for 24 April and later 5 June.
Election monitors Most Association said early Monday it could not estimate the number of seats each party had won because the result was too close to call. Macedonia's Ruling party VMRO-DPMNE led by ex-PM Nikola Gruevski has won 51 of 120 seats in parliament whereas the opposition Party Social Democrats lead by Zoran Zaev won 49 seats in a close elections.
Macedonian Parliamentary election 2016 Dates have been declared as 11 december 2016 and the Results would be declared by 12 December. The Opinion Poll says VMRO-DPMNE would be winning. Live Voting would take place tomorrow morning 7 am for Parliamentary elections and Results would be declared Population (as of May 27, 2015) – 2,091,719
Macedonia Parliamentary election Results 2016 Live (66.98% voter turnout)
|Social Democratic Union coalition||436,790||36.66||49||+15|
|Democratic Union for Integration||86,848||7.29||10||−9|
|Alliance for Albanians – Different||35,145||3.05||3||New|
|Democratic Party of Albanians||31,027||2.69||2||−5|
|Party for Democratic Prosperity||1,142||0.10||0||0|
|Source: SEC (99.97% of votes counted)|
- Total number of voters registered in the Voters List 1784416
- Total number of polling places 3.524
- Number / Percentage of polling stations that have sent data (without LBA) 3.514 / 99.72%
- Total number of voters who voted for the PS that have sent data 1189481
- Total number of valid ballots1151674Total number of invalid ballots 37,812
- Percentage of voters who voted for the PS that have sent data 66.88%
- More than 60 % voter turnout registered in parliamentary election acc to Election Commission.
- As of 5pm today, the voter turnout in all six districts was higher than previous elections.
- Observers predicted if the voter turnout was high then opposition parties could win.
Voter turnout projections from MOST, an NGO that is monitoring the elections, show a high turnout in all six electoral units as of 6pm, an hour before the polls closed.
- First electoral unit: 71.44 per cent
- Second electoral unit: 64 per cent
- Third electoral unit: 70.31 per cent
- Fourth electoral unit: 72.95 per cent
- Fifth electoral unit: 62.25 per cent
- Sixth electoral unit: 50.28 per cent
Macedonia Parliamentary election 2016 Live Voting
- Nearly 1.8 million registered voters are eligible to choose 123 lawmakers for the single-chamber parliament. Three seats are reserved for Macedonians living abroad. Polls close at 7 p.m
- This is country's fourth snap elections since 2008 in 3,480 polling stations and 46 abroad.
- According to the electoral commission, 1,092 candidates are contesting for 123 seats.
- The elections are being held two years ahead of schedule, in accordance with the agreement to end the crisis that has marred the political scene in recent months
- Preliminary declarations by the parties are expected at around midnight, with first indications from the electoral committee on Monday and a final result not before Tuesday.
- Recent polls put the VMRO-DPMNE in the lead. Up to a third of voters are undecided.
- The vote will be monitored by 667 international observers and 7,585 domestic observer.
- Gruevski, 46, is hoping to secure a majority of 63 seats for his coalition by promising to create 70,000 new jobs and lower the unemployment rate from 24 percent to 17 percent.
Of the 123 seats in the Assembly of the Republic, 120 are elected from six 20-seat constituencies in Macedonia using closed list proportional representation, with seats allocated using the d'Hondt method. The remaining three seats are single-member constituencies elected by first-past-the-post representing Macedonians living abroad, with one for Europe and Africa, one for the Americas and one for Asia and Australia.
Opinion Poll of Macedonia Election 2016
If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, 23.5 per cent of respondents would vote for the VMRO-DPMNE, followed by the opposition Social Democrats, SDSM, with 13 per cent, according to a telephone poll by the Institute for Political Research.
Macedonia's largest ethnic Albanian Party, the Democratic Union for Integration, DUI, would secure 7 per cent of the vote. The second largest ethnic Albanian Party, the Democratic Party of the Albanians, DPA, which is part of the ruling coalition, received the support of 3.2 per cent of respondents, while 27.7 per cent said they would not vote and 20.8 per cent failed to give an answer.