List of political parties in Kosovo

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This article lists political parties in Kosovo. Kosovo[a] has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Major parties[edit]

Having seats in Parliament of Kosovo as result of 2017 general election and subsequent shifts:

Name Abbr. Ideology Leader MPs
PANA Coalition
Partia Demokratike e Kosovës, Aleanca për Ardhmërinë e Kosovës, Nisma për Kosovën, Aleanca Kosova e Re
PAN Economic Liberalism, Private property, Free Market, Albanian nationalism[1][2] Kadri Veseli 40
LA Coalition
Lidhja Demokratike e Kosovës and Alternativa
LDK Social conservatism, Economic Liberalism, Albanian nationalism[3][4] Isa Mustafa 29
Vetëvendosje
Lëvizja Vetëvendosje
LV Social Democracy, Direct democracy, Progressivism, Egalitarianism, Kosovo–Albania unionism, Albanian nationalism Albin Kurti 19
Social Democratic Party of Kosovo
Partia Social Demokrate e Kosovës
PSD Social Democracy, Albanian nationalism Dardan Sejdiu 13
Serb List
Srpska lista (in Serbian) Lista serbe (in Albanian)
LS Minority rights for Serbs Goran Rakić 9

Minor parties[edit]

Minority parties[edit]

Former parties[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

a.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognized as an independent state by 112 out of 193 United Nations member states, while 10 states have recognized Kosovo only to later withdraw their recognition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.politico.eu/article/ex-fighters-get-band-back-together-for-kosovo-election/
  2. ^ Wells, Mike; Fellows, Nick (2016). History for the IB Diploma Paper 1 Conflict and Intervention. Cambridge University Press. p. 117.
  3. ^ https://www.dawn.com/news/404201
  4. ^ Wells, Mike; Fellows, Nick (2016). History for the IB Diploma Paper 1 Conflict and Intervention. Cambridge University Press. p. 117.
  5. ^ https://www.facebook.com/KtapKosovaTurkAdaletPartisi?ref=hlKTAP
  6. ^ http://www.b92.net//eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2010&mm=11&dd=23&nav_id=71072