ElectionGudie

Jan. 2, 2005 Held

2,227,073
Voted
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Republic of Croatia

Election for President (President)

Results

50%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,227,073
Valid Votes:2,206,804
Invalid Votes:20,269

Candidates:

Stjepan MESIC1,089,398

48.92

Jadranka KOSOR452,218

20.31

Boris MIKÅ IC396,093

17.79

Durda ADLEÅ IC59,795

2.68

Slaven LETICA57,748

2.59

Ljubo CESIC41,216

1.85

Ivic PAÅ ALIC40,637

1.82

Anto KOVACEVIC19,145

0

Miroslav BLAZEVIC17,847

0

Miroslav RAJH14,766

0

Doris KOÅ TA8,271

0

Mladen KEÅ ER7,056

0

Tomislav PETRAK2,614

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Croatia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Stjepan MESIC
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ivo SANADER
  • Assembly: Croatia has a unicameral assembly (Sabor) with 152 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the assembly (Sabor) 152 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

  • Stjepan MESIC*
    Party: Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP)
  • Jadranka KOSOR
    Party: Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

* Stjepan MESIC is represented by the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP), Croatian People's Party (HNS), Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), Istrian Democratic Assembly (IDS), Liberal Party (LS), Littoral and Highland Region Alliance (PGS), Democratic Action Party of Croatia (SDA HRVATSKE), and Party of Liberal Democrats (LIBRA)

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Stjepan MESIC*
    Party: Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP)
  • Jadranka KOSOR**
    Party: Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)
  • Boris MIKŠIC
    Party: Independent Candidate
  • Durda ADLEŠIC****
    Party: Croatian Social Liberal Party (HSLS)
  • Slaven LETICA*****
    Party: Croatian Party of Rights (HSP)
  • Ljubo CESIC
    Party: Independent Candidate
  • Ivic PAŠALIC
    Party: Croatian Bloc - Movement for a Modern Croatia (HB-PZMH)
  • Anto KOVACEVIC
    Party: Croatian Christian Democratic Union (HKDU)
  • Miroslav BLAZEVIC
    Party: Veteran's Party (SHB)
  • Miroslav RAJH
    Party: Croatian Youth Party (HSM)
  • Doris KOŠTA
    Party: Independent
  • Mladen KEŠER
    Party: Independent candidate
  • Tomislav PETRAK
    Party: Croatian Populace Party (HPS)

* MESIC is represented by the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP), Croatian People's Party (HNS), Croatian Peasant Party (HSS), Istrian Democratic Assembly (IDS), Liberal Party (LS), Littoral and Highland Region Alliance (PGS), Democratic Action Party of Croatia (SDA HRVATSKE), and Party of Liberal Democrats (LIBRA)
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Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 4,496,869 (July 2004 estimate)
  • Registered Voters: 4,403,933 (January 2005 )