Parliament of South Ossetia

Parliament of South Ossetia
Парламент Южной Осетии
Seats 34
Political groups

     United Ossetia (20)
     Unity of the People (6)
     People's Party (4)

     Nykhaz (4)
Last election
Meeting place
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The Parliament of South Ossetia is the unicameral legislature of the partially recognized Republic of South Ossetia. Members are elected using a system of Party-list proportional representation. South Ossetia has a multi-party system, and currently 4 political parties are represented in parliament. The parliament is headed by a speaker, who is elected from among the members. The current speaker is Anatoly Bibilov, chairman of United Ossetia.

The building of the Parliament of South Ossetia, heavily damaged in the August 2008 war.

The parliament of South Ossetia meets in the capital Tskhinvali. The parliament building, built in 1937, was heavily damaged in the 2008 South Ossetia war.[1]

Latest election

  Summary of the 8 June 2014 South Ossetian parliamentary election results
Parties Leader Votes % +/– Seats +/–
United Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov 9,083 44.84 new 20 +20
Unity of the People Vladimir Kelekhsaev 2,790 13.77 new 6 +6
People's Party of South Ossetia Alexander Pliev 1,915 9.45 -13.10 4 -5
Nykhaz Ruslan Gagloyev 1,574 7.77 new 4 +4
New Ossetia David Sanakoyev 1,267 6.26 new 0
Unity Party Zurab Kokoyev 1,219 6.02 -40.30 0 -17
Communist Party of South Ossetia Stanislav Kochiev 890 4.39 -17.83 0 -8
Homeland Dombay Gassiyev 802 3.96 new 0
Socialist Party "Fatherland" Vyacheslav Gobozov 658 3.25 -3.11 0
Against all 57 0.28
Invalid 874
Total 21,129 100% 0 34 0
Registered voters / turnout 35,133 60.14%
Sources: Caucasian Knot South Ossetian Electoral Commission

List of speakers

Until 27 November 1996, the speaker (or "chairman") of the parliament was also Head of State.


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