List of political parties in Kosovo

This article lists political parties in Kosovo. Kosovo[a] has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Major parties

Having seats in Parliament of Kosovo as a result of 2021 general election and subsequent shifts:

Name Abbr. Ideology Leader MPs
Lëvizja Vetëvendosje
LV Social democracy, Direct democracy, Progressivism, Left-wing nationalism, Kosovo–Albania unionism, Albanian nationalism Albin Kurti
53 / 120
LV Liberalism Vjosa Osmani
5 / 120
The Alternative (Kosovo)
LV Liberalism, Liberal democracy Mimoza Kusari-Lila
1 / 120
Democratic League of Kosovo
Lidhja Demokratike e Kosovës
LDK Liberal conservatism, Social conservatism, Economic liberalism, Albanian nationalism,[1][2] Pro-Europeanism, Civic nationalism Lumir Abdixhiku
14 / 120
New Kosovo Alliance
Aleanca Kosova e Re
AKR Liberalism,[3] Pro-Europeanism Behgjet Pacolli
1 / 120
Partia Demokratike e Kosovës
PDK National conservatism, Economic liberalism, Social conservatism, Albanian nationalism[4][5] Kadri Veseli
18 / 120
Alliance for the Future of Kosovo
Aleanca për Ardhmërinë e Kosovës
AAK National conservatism, Economic liberalism, Albanian nationalism, Pro-Europeanism Ramush Haradinaj
8 / 120
Serb List
Српска листа / Srpska lista (in Serbian) Lista serbe (in Albanian)
LS Serb minority politics,[6] National conservativism, Right-wing populism Goran Rakić
10 / 120

Minor parties

Minority parties

Former parties

See also


a.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently (this note self-updates) recognized as an independent state by 98 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 113 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.


  1. ^ https://www.dawn.com/news/404201
  2. ^ Wells, Mike; Fellows, Nick (2016). History for the IB Diploma Paper 1 Conflict and Intervention. Cambridge University Press. p. 117.
  3. ^ http://www.parties-and-elections.eu/kosovo.html
  4. ^ https://www.politico.eu/article/ex-fighters-get-band-back-together-for-kosovo-election/
  5. ^ Wells, Mike; Fellows, Nick (2016). History for the IB Diploma Paper 1 Conflict and Intervention. Cambridge University Press. p. 117.
  6. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2019). "Kosovo". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  7. ^ https://www.facebook.com/KtapKosovaTurkAdaletPartisi?ref=hlKTAP
  8. ^ http://www.b92.net//eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2010&mm=11&dd=23&nav_id=71072

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