Basha Reconfirmed as Leader of PD

Basha Reconfirmed as Leader of PD

Lulzim Basha has renewed his mandate as leader of the PD, winning the party elections on Saturday. Of the 59,000 PD members who votes, 91% elected Basha. The only other candidate in the race was former PD chairman Eduard Selami. In a declaration after the elections, Basha stated: The vote of 60 thousands Democrats confirmed […]

Basha vs. Selami, 3 Days Left until PD Elections

Basha vs. Selami, 3 Days Left until PD Elections

On July 22 the Democratic Party will hold internal elections for the party leader. 103,952 PD members will be able to cast their votes for a new leader, after Lulzim Basha froze his functions as party chairman and the two deputy chairmen were charged with organizing the elections. Of the five official candidates three were […]

A Race with Zero Conditions for the New Party Leader

A Race with Zero Conditions for the New Party Leader

This is not the first time that the Democratic Party organizes a real race to choose its leader. This is a well-known event for everyone who has been at least once inside the party. It lacks, in all honesty, the charm of four years ago, when Sokol Olldashi, right after the general election loss, possessed a willingness […]

5 Candidates for PD Leadership Race So Far

5 Candidates for PD Leadership Race So Far

So far, 5 candidates have registered for the leadership elections of the Democratic Party. Lulzim Basha, current chairman of the PD Eduard Selami, former chairman of the PD (1992–1995) Astrit Sinanaj, PD member from Fier Erion Piciri, PD member and founder of the Leadership Institute in Tirana Astrit Patozi, PD deputy The PD leadership elections will […]

Topalli: Basha Is a Catastrophe for the PD

Topalli: Basha Is a Catastrophe for the PD

Former PD deputy chairwoman Jozefina Topalli has today accused party leader Lulzim Basha that he is keeping the party hostage. In a press conference, Topalli demanded that Basha stop violating the party statutes and keeping the PD hostage. Basha claims to return from a loser into a winner through a manipulated process. I call upon […]

PD Leadership Elections on July 22

PD Leadership Elections on July 22

The leadership elections of the Democratic Party will be held on July 22, according to a decision made by deputy chairmen Edi Paloka and Edmond Spaho, who have taken over the leadership functions of the party after PD leader Lulzim Basha “froze” his position. So far, two people have declared their candidacy in the elections: […]

Let the Race Begin!

Let the Race Begin!

It is obvious that the Democratic Party has lost significantly this time around. The Socialist Party has 70 percent more members of parliament in the Albanian Parliament than the Democratic Party. It is also clear that cannabis, people’s fears, powerful gangs, and the oligarchs have strongly influenced these results by altering the vote. It is extremely clear […]

Deputy Selami Announces Candidature for PD Leadership

Deputy Selami Announces Candidature for PD Leadership

A few hours after Lulzim Basha’s concession speech in which he announced immediate preparations for PD leadership elections, PD deputy Eduard Selami announced his candidature for the leadership of the party. Demokrate te nderuar, me ndjenje pergjegjesie dhe synim per t’i rikthyer se bashku PD, lavdine e merituar, shpall kandidaturen per Kryetar! — Eduard Selami […]