Montenegro

Electoral system*: Proportional representation (closed lists)

Threshold*: political parties – 3%

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*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 23,46%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 9,9%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 73,4%

(Parliamentary Elections, 16 October 2016)

Voting abroad: No 


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

State Election Commission of Montenegro

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the presidential election in Montenegro (15 April 2018) (Doc. 14564)


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

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


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

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