Macedonia Parliamentary election Results Live Update Poll 2016 by Candidate Parties

Last Modified: December 13, 2016 at 7:01 am

Macedonia Parliamentary election Exit Poll 2016 Results Voting Live

Macedonia Parliamentary election 2016 Dates Schedule

Parliamentary elections were held in Macedonia on 11 Dec 2016 originally for 24 April and later 5 June.

Macedonian Parliamentary election Results 2016 Live have been declared. The counting of votes for Macedonia Parliamentary elections 2016 has been almost completed and VMRO-DPMNE is ahead of SDSM and is winning.Macedonian Results 2016 have been published. The Opinion Poll says VMRO-DPMNE would be winning.  Population (as of May 27, 2015) – 2,091,719

Macedonia Parliamentary election Results 2016 Live (66.98% voter turnout) 

Preliminary results​

Party Votes % Seats +/–
VMRO-DPMNE coalition 454,253 38.12 51 −10
Social Democratic Union coalition 436,790 36.66 49 +15
Democratic Union for Integration 86,848 7.29 10 −9
Besa Movement 57,933 4.86 5 New
Alliance for Albanians – Different 35,145 3.05 3 New
Democratic Party of Albanians 31,027 2.69 2 −5
VMRO–People's Party 24,505 2.12 0 0
The Left 12,120 1.05 0 New
CCJ–Third Block 10,029 0.87 0 New
Liberal Party 3,840 0.33 0 0
Party for Democratic Prosperity 1,142 0.10 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 37,871
Total 1,191,521 100 120 −3
Registered voters/turnout 1,784,416 66.82
Source: SEC (99.97% of votes counted)
  1. Total number of voters registered in the Voters List 1784416
  2. Total number of polling places 3.524
  3. Number / Percentage of polling stations that have sent data (without LBA) 3.514 / 99.72%
  4. Total number of voters who voted for the PS that have sent data 1189481
  5. Total number of valid ballots1151674Total number of invalid ballots 37,812
  6. Percentage of voters who voted for the PS that have sent data 66.88% 

  1. Of 88.76 per cent of counted votes, the ruling VMRO DPMNE party has won 388,761 votes  or 38.36 per cent while the Social Democrats won 368,144 votes or 36.33 per cent.  
  2. “Of 88.61 per cent of the processed votes, VMRO DPMNE won 434,000 votes, opposed to 415,000 votes for the SDMS. This makes VMRO DPMNE the winner at these elections. This is the tenth victory for the party.
  3. “The process of forming coalitions and new government follows. The crisis must end and Macedonia must move forward, and that will be our goal in the period to come.” 

Macedonia Parliamentary election 2016 Live Exit Poll

  1. Exit Polls would be released as soon as the voting gets over at 7 PM.
  2. 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
  3. This is country's fourth snap elections since 2008 in 3,480 polling stations and 46 abroad.
  4. According to the electoral commission, 1,092 candidates are contesting for 123 seats.
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. Recent polls put the VMRO-DPMNE in the lead. Up to a third of voters are undecided.
  8. The vote will be monitored by 667 international observers and 7,585 domestic observer.
  9. 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.

Electoral system

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.



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