New Party (Serbia)


The New Party (Serbian: Нова странка, romanized: Nova stranka; abbr. НОВА or NOVA) is a social liberal political party in Serbia founded by Zoran Živković, a former Prime Minister of Serbia and former member of the Democratic Party, and led by Aris Movsesijan.

New Party
Нова странка
Nova stranka
LeaderAris Movsesijan
FounderZoran Živković
FoundedApril 7, 2013 (2013-04-07)
Split fromDemocratic Party
HeadquartersTerazije 29,
Belgrade
Membership (2015)9,000[1]
Ideology
Political positionCentre
ColoursYellow, Blue, White
National Assembly
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Website
www.novastranka.rs

History


Established in early 2013, the party advocates close ties to the western powers and European integration.[2] The party contested the 2014 parliamentary election as part of a wider coalition of moderate parties led by the Democratic Party.[3]

Presidents of the New Party (2013-)


# President Born-Died Term start Term end
1 Zoran Živković1960–7 April 20133 October 2020
2 Aris Movsesijan 1966– 3 October 2020 Incumbent

Electoral results


Parliamentary elections

Year Leader Popular vote  % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalition Status
2014 Zoran Živković 216,634 6.03%
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2 With DS-DSHV-BS opposition
2016 227,589 6.02%
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1 With DS-DSHV-ZZS-ZZŠ opposition
2020 7,805 0.24%
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1 With ZES no seats

Presidential elections

President of Serbia
Year # Candidate 1st round votes  % 2nd round votes  % Notes
2017 2nd Saša Janković 597,728 16.35% Independent candidate; support

References