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Croatia

Republic of Croatia

4,475,611 10

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

3,791,000 52.24%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 1, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
Assembly Hrvatski Sabor Assembly
President President Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ivo JOSPOVIĆ
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Zoran MILANOVIĆ
  • Assembly: Croatia has a unicameral Assembly (Hrvatski Sabor) with 151 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the Assembly (Hrvatski Sabor) 151 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** Parties present candidate lists in 12 electoral districts. Districts 1-10 are the domestic electoral districts, and elect a total of 140 members to the Assembly. District 11 elects 3 representatives, and is reserved for the Croatian diaspora. District 12 is reserved for ethnic minorities in Croatia and fills 8 seats. All seats are filled using closed-list proportional representation.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2000-01-24 2,677,561 4,252,921 62.96%
Assembly 2003-11-23 2,520,008 4,087,553 61.65%
President 2005-01-02 2,227,073 4,403,933 50.57%
President 2005-01-16 2,241,760 4,392,220 51.04%
Assembly 2007-11-25 2,425,269 3,824,731 63.41%
President 2009-12-27 1,975,909 4,495,233 43.96%
President 2010-01-10 2,253,154 4,495,528 50.12%
Assembly 2011-12-04 2,435,811 4,254,121 57.26%
Referendum 2012-01-22 1,959,564 4,504,765 43.5%
Referendum 2013-12-01 1,436,163 3,791,000 37.88%

Voter Turnout