Electoral system*: Regional Proportional representation (open lists)

Threshold*: 1% (nationwide)

Frequency of Parliamentary Elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting:* 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Legislated quota (30%)

Percentage of women candidates*: 40,2%

Percentage of women elected*: 34,3%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 2,1%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 46,3%

(Parliamentary Elections, 25 April 2021)

Voting abroad: No 

E-voting: No

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Albania

Activities of the Council of Europe in the field of Electoral Assistance in Albania:

  • Capacity-building activities
  • Awareness-raising campaigns

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the parliamentary elections in Albania (25 April 2021) (Doc. 15293)

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF)

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Albania

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018