2020 Montenegrin municipal elections

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2020 Montenegrin local elections
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  2018 30 August 2020 (5 municipalities) 2021  

157 seats in local parliaments
PartyLeader%Seats±
DPS Milo Đukanović 36.9458-20
ZBCG Zdravko Krivokapić 28.6645+13
MNN Aleksa Bečić 14.0122+10
SD Ivan Brajović 8.9114+1
AK Fatmir Gjeka 3.826+1
SDP Draginja Vuksanović 3.185-5
BS Rafet Husović 1.913+2
URA Dritan Abazović 1.913+1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Mayoral seats beforeMayoral seats after
DPS (5) [lower-alpha 1] DF (1)
Democrats (1)
SNP (1)
DPS (1)
Independent (1)

Municipal elections were held in Montenegro on 30 August 2020 in Andrijevica, Budva, Gusinje, Kotor and Tivat.

Contents

Elections for the Tivat local parliament were scheduled for 24 April, but were postponed to August, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Montenegro, so that elections in all five municipalities were held on 30 August, the same date as the national-level parliamentary elections. [1]

Since parliamentary election resulted in a victory for the opposition parties and the fall from power of the ruling DPS, which had ruled the country since the introduction of the multi-party system in 1990. Opposition success at the national level was accompanied by its success at local level elections, opposition lists won majority in four out of five municipalities where elections were held, including Andrijevica, Budva, Kotor and Tivat while in Gusinje, the ruling DPS retained power, in coalition with SD and the national minority parties. [2]

Results

Andrijevica

Party / Coalition [3] Popular vote% of votesSeats±Gov't
DPSSD Coalition1,62649.0215Decrease2.svg6No
For the Future of Andrijevica 1,38141.6313Increase2.svg3Yes
Andrijevica is Our Nation 3109.353Increase2.svg3Yes

Budva

Party / Coalition [4] Popular vote% of votesSeats±Gov't
For the Future of Budva 5,78641.4014Increase2.svg5Yes
DPSCGSDLP Coalition4,34031.0611Decrease2.svg5No
Budva is Our Nation 2,47917.746Decrease2.svg1Yes
United Reform Action 5323.811Steady2.svg0No
Social Democratic Party 4293.071Increase2.svg1No
Others4092.920NewN/A

Gusinje

Party / Coalition [5] Popular vote% of voteSeats±Gov't
Democratic Party of Socialists 77636.2412 [lower-alpha 2] Decrease2.svg3Yes
Social Democrats 49923.317Increase2.svg3No
AADSADUA Coalition46921.916Steady2.svg0Yes
BSLP Coalition24211.303Increase2.svg2Yes
Social Democratic Party 803.741Decrease2.svg2No
Socialist People's Party 753.501Steady2.svg0No

Kotor

Party / Coalition [6] Popular vote% of voteSeats±Gov't
Democratic Party of Socialists 4,43732.1412Steady2.svg0No
Kotor is Our Nation 3,31324.009Increase2.svg4Yes
For the Future of Kotor 2,93721.277Decrease2.svg1Yes
United Reform Action 6925.011Steady2.svg0Yes
Social Democratic Party 6034.371Decrease2.svg2No
Social Democrats 5684.111Decrease2.svg1No
Liberal Party 5664.101Steady2.svg0No
Socialists of Montenegro 4503.261NewYes
Croatian Civic Initiative 2391.730Decrease2.svg1N/A

Tivat

Party / Coalition [7] Popular vote% of voteSeats±Gov't
People Wins [lower-alpha 3] 3,51938.2513Increase2.svg10Yes
Democratic Party of Socialists 3,01432.7611Decrease2.svg6No
Social Democrats 7017.622Decrease2.svg2No
Boka Forum6126.652Increase2.svg1Yes
Croatian Civic Initiative 5205.652Steady2.svgNo
Social Democratic Party 3794.121Decrease2.svg1Supp.
Goran Božović List3113.381NewYes

Notes

  1. At the 2016 local elections in Budva and Kotor, the opposition originally won a majority, but during 2019 and 2020, the ruling DPS regained power in both municipalities, after a couple of councilors changed sides and formed a majority with DPS, which many saw as an act of political corruption of ruling party. In both cases, DPS return to power was accompanied by arrests, police brutality and violence against removed local government officials and its supporters.
  2. The "Party for Gusinje", which won 6 seats at the 2016 local elections in Gusinje, merged into Democratic Party of Socialists in 2019.
  3. Members of local DF, SNP and DCG, as well of some Tivat localist parties, such as the Tivat Action and Arsenal for Tivat, which decided to run independently, due to opposition boycott of 2020 Tivat local elections.

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