New Democratic Power – FORCA

New Democratic Power – FORCA
Nova demokratska snaga - FORCA
Forca e Re Demokratike
Leader Nazif Cungu
Founded 22 October 2005
Headquarters Ulcinj
Ideology Albanian minority interests[1]
Conservatism
Parliament
1 / 81

New Democratic Power – FORCA (Montenegrin: Nova demokratska snaga - FORCA, Albanian: Forca e Re Demokratike) is an Albanian minority[1] political party in Montenegro.

The party was founded on 22 October 2005 as a local minority party representing the Albanian population in Ulcinj. Nazif Cungu was elected as its president at the founding assembly.

In April 2008, FORCA opened a branch of its party in Tuzi.

Performance in local and national elections

On last parliamentary elections, on 29 March 2009, Forca has one seat, becoming for the first time a parliamentary party.

In the run-up to the 2008 presidential election, it supported the opposition candidate, Nebojša Medojević.[2]

In the Municipal Parliament of Ulcinj, FORCA has 11 out of 33 seats.

Parliamentary elections

Parliament of Montenegro
Year Popular vote % of popular vote Overall seats won Seat change Coalition Government
2006 2,197 0.6%
0 / 81
N/A extra-parliamentary
2009 2,939 0.9%
1 / 81
1 government support
2012 5,244 1.4%
1 / 81
For Unity government
2016 4,854 1.2%
1 / 81
AO government

References

  1. 1 2 Nordsieck, Wolfram (2016). "Montenegro". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  2. Two parties announce support for Medojevic in Montenegrin presidential election (SETimes.com)
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