|Founded||31 July 2015|
|Split from||Social Democratic Party|
|Political position||Centre to centre-left|
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Social Democrats of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Socijaldemokrate Crne Gore, Социјалдемократе Црне Горе, SD CG), or just the Social Democrats (Montenegrin: Socijaldemokrate, Социјалдемократe, SD), is a centre-left political party in Montenegro formed in 2015 by a split faction of Social Democratic Party of Montenegro. SD is one of the ruling parties in Montenegro with the President of the Parliament and two ministers. It currently has two representatives in the Parliament of Montenegro, elected in 2016.
The party was founded in July 2015 after the split between two Social Democratic Party (SDP) vice-presidents Vujica Lazović and Ivan Brajović, that advocated unconditional support for the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) and Prime Minister Milo Đukanović with the party leader Ranko Krivokapić, who advocated pursuing an independent political course. Ivan Brajović, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs in Government of Montenegro at the time, was chosen as the first president of the new party. After 2016 parliamentary election, party won two seats in the Parliament of Montenegro, remain part of the government with two ministers while the Party leader Brajović was elected President of the Parliament of Montenegro.
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|Election year||Candidate||#||1st round votes||%||#||2nd round votes||%||Note|
|2018||Milo Đukanović||1st||180,274||53.90%||N/A||—||—||DPS, support|
Major positions held by Social Democrats of Montenegro members:
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- Nordsieck, Wolfram (2016). "Montenegro". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
- Socijaldemokrate Crne Gore nova partija
- Crna Gora: Raskol u SDP-u, upitna koalicija
- Raskol u SDP: Brajovićeva struja napustila stranku, Krivokapić traži da vrate mandate
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