Aleksandar Vučić — For Our Children
The Coalition around the Serbian Progressive Party (Serbian: Коалиција око Српске напредне странке / Koalicija oko Srpske napredne stranke) or the SNS-led coalition, currently named For Our Children (Serbian: За нашу децу / Za našu decu), is a catch-all ruling political coalition in Serbia.
|Founded||20 March 2012|
|Political position||Centre-right (majority)[a]|
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|Assembly of Vojvodina|
76 / 120
|City Assembly of Belgrade|
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^ a: However, there are some social democratic centre-left and national conservative right-wing parties.
It was first formed in 2012 as "Let's Get Serbia Moving". In addition to the dominant party, the Serbian Progressive Party the coalition currently is composed of the Movement of Socialists, Social Democratic Party of Serbia, Party of United Pensioners of Serbia, Strength of Serbia Movement, Serbian People's Party, Serbian Renewal Movement and the People's Peasant Party.
The big tent coalition was formed in mid-2012 as the opposition Let's Get Serbia Moving – Tomislav Nikolić pre-election alliance, composed of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), the New Serbia (NS), Movement of Socialists (PS), Strength of Serbia Movement (PSS), People's Peasant Party (NSS) and some minor associations and civic initiatives, as well some parties of national minorities in Serbia, such as Bosniak People's Party, Democratic Party of Macedonians and Roma Party. Leader of the Serbian Progressive Party Tomislav Nikolić headed the joint electoral list at the parliamentary election in May 2012. At the election SNS-led alliance received 24.05% of the popular vote and 73 seats in the Parlament, forming an coalition government with the Socialist Party of Serbia and the United Regions of Serbia. The SNS got 55 seats within its coalition, while NS 8 and PS 1. The other minor coalition partners that are present on the list in this election had won in total 6 seats.
For the 2014 early parliamentary election the Aleksandar Vučić's Serbian Progressive Party renewed their coalition with the Velimir Ilić's party New Serbia and the Movement of Socialists of minister Aleksandar Vulin, as it was in the previous election (2012) when President Nikolić headed the coalition. The coalition was this time joined by Rasim Ljajić's Social Democratic Party of Serbia (SDPS) and Vuk Drašković's monarchist Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO) (who along with themselves bring their internal coalition partner, the Christian Democratic Party of Serbia (DHSS), which was once a partner of the Democratic Party), The Strength of Serbia Movement of the tycoon under criminal charges in flight Bogoljub Karić was at the previous election a coalition partner; this time not being officially so, the list still does contain its members as official candidates. The same is the case with the some other minor political parties and associations At the election the SNS-led coalition ran as the Aleksandar Vučić — Future We Believe In, winning 48.34% of the popular vote and the 158 seats in the Parliament. SNS received 128 seats, SDPS 10, NS 6, SPO 5 and PS 1. SNS and coalition leader Vučić was appointed as the new Prime Minister.
On 19 February 2016, the Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (PUPS) decided to leave the coalition with SPS, and sign an agreement with SNS, as did the Social Democratic Party of Serbia and the newly formed Serbian People's Party (SNP, split from the Democratic Party of Serbia). At the at the snap 2016 parliamentary election the coalition around the SNS, ran under a new name Aleksandar Vučić — Serbia is Winning, won an majority of 131 seats (out of 250 in the National Assembly). After the election, its leader Aleksandar Vučić remains in office as Prime Minister. Vučić announced the his new cabinet on 8 August, consisting of eight old and eight new ministers, retaining the coalition with the Socialist Party of Serbia. The government was approved by the National Assembly on 10 August. In 2017 the New Serbia leaves the coalition with the SNS.
|Independent Democratic Party of Serbia
Самостална Демократска странка Србије
Samostalna Demokratska stranka Srbije
|Christian Democratic Party of Serbia
Демохришћанска Странка Србије
Demohrišćanska Stranka Srbije
|Bosniak People's Party
Бошњачка народна странка
Bošnjačka narodna stranka
|BNS||Bosniak minority politics
|Democratic Party of Macedonians
Демократска партија Македонаца
Демократска партија на Македонци
|DSM||Macedonian minority politics
|RP||Romani minority politics
|Year||Leader||Coalition name||Popular vote||% of popular vote||# of seats||Seat change||Government|
|2012||Tomislav Nikolić||Let's Get Serbia Moving||940,659||24.05%||
73 / 250
|2014||Aleksandar Vučić||Future to Believe In||1,736,920||48.35%||
158 / 250
|2016||Serbia is Winning||1,823,147||48.25%||
131 / 250
|2020||For Our Children||1,953,998||60.65%||
188 / 250
|Year||Candidate||Party||#||1st round popular vote||% of popular vote||#||2nd round popular vote||% of popular vote|
- "Serbians choose new parliament, president, local govts", B92, 6 May 2012
- Eizbori, 7 May 2012, archived from the original on 10 May 2012
- "Vučić: Bićemo uvek uz narod". Večernje novosti (in Serbian). 3 February 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
- "SNS prva predala listu RIK-u: Ne interesuje nas matematika već ljudi". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
- "SNS i APPS zajedno na predstojećim izborima". Archived from the original on 30 January 2014.
- Pensioner party leaves coalition with Socialists B92, 19 February 2016
- SNS IDE NA IZBORE SA SDPS Blic, 25 January 2016
- "Objavljen sastav nove Vlade, osam novih imena". N1. 8 August 2016.
- "New Serbian government gets parliament approval". Reuters. 11 August 2016.