Parliament of Albania

unicameral legislature of Albania

The Parliament of Albania (Albanian: Kuvendi i Shqipërisë) or Kuvendi is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of the Republic of Albania; it is Albania's legislature. The Parliament is made up of not less than 140 members elected to a four-year term.[3][4][5]

Parliament of Albania

Kuvendi i Shqipërisë
IX Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Taulant Balla (PS)

Rudina Hajdari (PD)

Nimet Musai (“The Independents”)[1] Formally part of LSI
Current Structure of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania
Political groups
Government (75)
  •   Socialist Party (75)

Supported by (4)

Opposition (43)

Vacancies (18)

  •   Vacant (18)[2]
Closed party-list proportional representation
D'hondt method
Last election
25 June 2017
Next election
Meeting place
Official Website

References change

  1. "Opozita e re krijon grupet. Aksioni i parë në Kuvend, interpelanca për "Rinasin"".
  2. "Albania's democracy hangs by a thread as opposition quits parliament, launches mass protests · Global Voices". Global Voices. 25 February 2019. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  3. "1998 Constitution of the Republic of Albania" (PDF). p. 12. Article 64 - 1. The Assembly consists of 140 deputies. One hundred deputies are elected directly in single member electoral zones with an approximately equal number of voters. Forty deputies are elected from multi-name lists of parties or party coalitions according to their ranking
  4. "1998 Constitution of the Republic of Albania" (PDF). p. 1. Article 1 - 3.: Governance is based on a system of elections that are free, equal, general and periodic.
  5. "1998 Constitution of the Republic of Albania" (PDF). p. 1. Article 2 - 1 & 2.: Sovereignty in the Republic of Albania belongs to the people.; The people exercise sovereignty through their representatives or directly.