2017 Kosovan local elections


Local elections will be held in Kosovo on 22 October 2017. [1] However, only 19 municipalities elected a mayor in the first round, and 19 will have to vote again on 19 November.

Electoral system


The Mayor and the members of the Assembly will be elected by open list proportional representation, with seats reserved for national minorities, in each Kosovo municipalities

Parties and coalitions


Kosovo municipalities

The Central Election Commission has certified for municipal elections on October 22, 91 political subjects, of which 35 political parties, one coalition, 30 civic initiatives and 25 independent candidates. [2]

The results of round 1

Mayoral results


Municipalities Elected mayor Party
Deçan Bashkim Ramosaj AAK
Dragash Shaban Shabani PDK
Ferizaj Agim Aliu PDK
Gjakova Ardian Gjini AAK
Gjilan Lutfi Haziri LDK
Glogovac Ramiz Lladrovci PDK
Gračanica Srđan Popović SL
Elez Han Rufki Suma Independent
Istok Haki Rugova LDK
Junik Agron Kuçi AAK
Kaçanik Besim Ilazi PDK
Kamenicë Qëndron Kastrati VV
Klina Zenun Elezi AAK
Klokot Božidar Dejanović Gi Klokot-Vrbovac
Kosovo Polje Burim Berisha LDK
Leposavić Zoran Todić SL
Lipljan Imri Ahmeti LDK
Malishevë Ragip Begaj NISMA
Mamuša Abdülhadi Krasniç KDTP
Mitrovica Agim Bahtiri AKR
North Mitrovica Goran Rakić SL
Novo Brdo Svetislav Ivanović SL
Obilić Xhafer Gashi AAK
Rahovec Smajl Latifi AAK
Parteš Dragan Petkovic SL
Pejë Gazmend Muhaxheri LDK
Prishtina Shpend Ahmeti VV
Prizren Mytaher Haskuka VV
Podujevë Agim Veliu LDK
Ranilug Vladica Aritonović SL
Skenderaj Bekim Jashari Independent
Štrpce Bratislav Nikolić SL
Štimlje Naim Ismajli PDK
Suva Reka Bali Muharremi AAK
Vitina Sokol Haliti LDK
Vučitrn Xhafer Tahiri LDK
Zubin Potok Stevan Vulović SL
Zvečan Vučina Janković SL
Party Municipalities
SL 9
LDK 8
AAK 7
PDK 5
VV 3
AKR 1
NISMA 1

Elections in major cities


Pristina

Candidate for Major Party Result Votes
Shpend Ahmeti Vetëvendosje! 43,32% 37,572
Arban Abrashi Democratic League of Kosovo 35,89% 31,126
Selim Pacolli New Kosovo Alliance 10,40% 9,022
Lirak Çelaj Democratic Party of Kosovo 5,86% 5,086
Arber Vllahiu Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 3,23% 2,800
Shyqiri Bytyqi Initiative for Kosovo 0,70% 605
Rifat Deri The Alternative (Kosovo) 0,30% 262
Avni Çamaku Partia Fjala 0,29% 255

Gjilan

Candidate for Major Party Result Votes
Lutfi Haziri Democratic League of Kosovo 43,40% 19,543
Sami Kurteshi Vetëvendosje! 27,34% 12,310
Zenun Pajaziti Democratic Party of Kosovo 18,57% 8,359
Rexhep Kadriu Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 8,55% 3,850
Bajram Hasani Initiative for Kosovo 1,48% 665
Naser Morina Justice Party (Kosovo) 0,66% 298

Ferizaj

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Agim Aliu Democratic Party of Kosovo 39,18% 19.263
Muharrem Sfarqa Democratic League of Kosovo 30,00% 14,748
Faton Topalli Vetëvendosje! 22,20% 10,916
Xhavit Zariqi Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 4,56% 2,240
Amir Rexhepi New Kosovo Alliance 1,61% 790
Ćazim Rahmani Ashkali Party for Integration 1,08% 531
Besnik Berisha Initiative for Kosovo 0,84% 411
Bashkim Fazliu Civic initiatives for Ferizaj 0,54% 264

Gjakova

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Adrian Gjini Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 40,17% 16,841
Mimoza Kusari Lila The Alternative (Kosovo) 32,04% 13,434
Driton Çaushi Vetëvendosje! 12,66% 5,308
Ramadan Hoti Democratic Party of Kosovo 8,26% 3,463
Bekim Ermeni Democratic League of Kosovo 3,59% 1,506
Fazli Hoxha Initiative for Kosovo 2,25% 943
Edmond Dushi New Kosovo Alliance 1,03% 431

Mitrovica

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Valdete Idrizi Democratic Party of Kosovo 29,63 9,013
Agim Bahtiri New Kosovo Alliance 27,03% 8,222
Safet Kamberi Democratic League of Kosovo 21,66% 6,588
Fehmi Ferati Vetëvendosje! 15,67% 4,766
Esat Peci Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 1,90 579
Qazim Shala Initiative for Kosovo 1,14% 348
Basri Brahimi independent candidate 1,08% 328
Fisnik Gjinaj independent candidate 0,69% 210
Mehmet Mehmeti The Alternative (Kosovo) 0,60 181
Nyset Pretini Partia Fjala 0,59% 180

Peć

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Gazmend Muhaxheri Democratic League of Kosovo 50,31% 21,568
Fatmir Gashi Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 32,02% 13,727
Sabiha Shala Democratic Party of Kosovo 9,28% 3,977
Bashkim Nurboja Vetëvendosje! 6,34%% 2,717
Sali Kelmendi Initiative for Kosovo 0,89% 382
Reshat Nurboja The Alternative (Kosovo) 0,66% 282
Eneida Kelmendi Partia Fjala 0,52% 221

Prizren

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Shaqir Totaj Democratic Party of Kosovo 29,64% 19,340
Mytaher Haskuka Vetëvendosje! 22,36% 14,590
Hatim Baxhaku Democratic League of Kosovo 19,72% 12,865
Lulzim Kabashi Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 8,51% 5,555
Zafir Berisha Initiative for Kosovo 8,16% 5,327
Sencar Karamuço Turkish Democratic Party of Kosovo 5,57% 3,637
Emilja Redzepi Nova Demokratska Stranka 4,55% 2,969
Osman Krasniqi New Kosovo Alliance 0,64% 416
Nexhmedin Ramadani Partia Fjala 0,53% 344
Veton Qipa The Alternative (Kosovo) 0,31% 199

Podujevo

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Agim Veliu Lidhja Demokratike e Kosovës 48,15% 18,872
Ajet Potera Vetëvendosje 29,77% 11,671
Hajredin Hyseni Partia Demokratike e Kosovës 18,16% 7,120
Fatmir Humolli Aleanca për Ardhmërinë e Kosovës 2,48% 971
Xhevdet Maloku Fjala 0,82% 322
Xhemajl Hasani Nisma 0,62% 242

Second round in major cities


Pristina

Candidate for Major Party Result Votes
Shpend Ahmeti Vetëvendosje! 50,14% 41.401
Arban Abrashi Democratic League of Kosovo 49,86% 41.164

Gjilan

Candidate for Major Party Result Votes
Lutfi Haziri Democratic League of Kosovo 63,97% 21.067
Sami Kurteshi Vetëvendosje! 36,03% 11.867

Ferizaj

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Agim Aliu Democratic Party of Kosovo 56,17% 24,142
Muharrem Sfarqa Democratic League of Kosovo 43,83% 18,841

Gjakova

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Adrian Gjini Alliance for the Future of Kosovo 53,49% 21.607
Mimoza Kusari Lila The Alternative (Kosovo) 46,51% 18.791

Mitrovica

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Agim Bahtiri New Kosovo Alliance 57,33% 16,233
Valdete Idrizi Democratic Party of Kosovo 42,67% 12,084

Prizren

Candidate for Major Party Results Votes
Mytaher Haskuka Vetëvendosje! 50,32% 25.509
Shaqir Totaj Democratic Party of Kosovo 49,68% 25.180

Podujevo

Candidate for Major Party Result Votes
Agim Veliu Democratic League of Kosovo 63,78% 20.027
Ajet Potera Vetëvendosje! 36,22% 11.373

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