North Macedonia

Electoral system*: Proportional representation (closed lists)

Threshold*: -

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Legislated quota (40%)

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 30,9%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 1,7%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 66,8%

(Parliamentary Elections, 11 December 2016)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

State Election Commission of the North Macedonia

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Observation of the presidential election in North Macedonia (21 April and 5 May 2019) (Doc. 14897)


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

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for North Macedonia


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

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