Open Data Albania (ODA) has researched  the election of mayors in the last four elections. The data were obtained from the electronic newsletters or manuals of the Central Election Commission. This research article contains statistical as well as specific information on the mayoral winners in the local elections of 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2011. In the Republic of Albania there are 65 municipalities on the basis of the territorial administrative division under the relevant law.

By comparing the results of the last four local government elections, it turns out that there are mayors in the country who have won a third or fourth governing mandate. 


Source: Central Elections Comission
Comments and analysis: ODA

According to research and analysis by Open Data Albania on the local government elections held in 2007, which coincides with a governing mandate from 2007 to 2011, 24 winners or 37 per cent of the list were mayors re-elected for a second term. ODA analysis shows that of the list in the 2007 elections six mayors or nine per cent of the last won a third mandate. Namely, these were Mr. Artur Kurti, Municipality of Kuçova, Mr. Arif Tafani, Municipality of Belsh, Mr. Adriatik Braçe, Municipality of Erseka, Mr. Gëzim Topçiu, Municipality of Maliq, Mr. Bardhyl Peka, Municipality of Krume and Mr. Edi Rama, Municipality of Tirana.


Source: Central Elections Comission
Comments and analysis: ODA

In the local government elections in 2011, which coincides with the four-year mandate from 2011 to 2015, 14 or 21.5 per cent of the list of the mayors in the country were elected for a second mandate.
Currently, according to ODA, 11 mayors or 17 per cent of the list in total have been elected for a third term mandate. They are as follows: Mr. Fadil Nasufi, Municipality of Berat, Mr. Adriatik Zotkaj, Municipality of Poliçan, Mr. These Roland, Municipality of Bulqiza, Mr. Ilir Krosi, Municipality of Peshkopi, Mr. Baftiar Zeqaj, Municipality of Fier, Mr. Flamur Bime, Municipality of Gjirokastër, Mr. Valter Miza, Municipality of Bilisht, Mr. Fatmir Gruda, Municipality of Leskovik, Mr. Artan Shkëmbi, Municipality of Pogradec, Mr. Fiqiri Ismaili, Municipality of Vora and Mr. Shpëtim Gjika, Municipality of Vlora.

According to the research analysis of Open Data Albania, a special feature is that one of the municipalities, that of Maliq in the region of Korça, is headed for the fourth time by the same person, Mr. Gëzim Topçiu.


Source: Central Elections Comission
Comments and analysis: ODA

The electronic list below reflects all elected mayors in the last four elections, including information about the re-elected mayors.


Source: Central Elections Comission
Comments and analysis: ODA