ElectionGudie

Jan. 24, 2000 Held

2,677,561
Voted
Croatia

Republic of Croatia

Election for President

Results

63%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,677,561
Valid Votes:2,664,349
Invalid Votes:13,212

Candidates:

Stipe MESIC1,100,671

41.31

Drazen Budisa741,837

27.84

Mate Granic601,588

22.58

Other Candidates60,183

2.26

Anto Djapic49,288

1.85

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Croatia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Vlatko PAVLETIC
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Designate Ivica RACAN
  • Assembly: Croatia has a bicameral Parliament (Hrvatski Drzavni Sabor) consisting of the House of Counties (Zupanijski Dom) with 68 seats and the House of Representatives (Zastupnicki Dom) with 127 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the House of Counties (Zupanijski Dom), 63 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms and 5 members are selected by the president to serve 4-year terms. In the House of Representatives (Zastupnicki Dom) 127 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.**

** In the January 3rd election, between 145 and 159-members will be elected. Five of these seats are elected by specific minority groups.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

  • Stipe MESIC
    • Bloc: Opposition Four
  • Drazen Budisa
    • Party: Croatian Social Liberal Party - Social Democratic Party Coalition

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Stipe MESIC
    • Bloc: Opposition Four
  • Drazen Budisa
    • Party: Croatian Social Liberal Party - Social Democratic Party Coalition
  • Mate Granic
    • Party: Croatian Democratic Union
  • Slaven Letica
    • Party: Independent Candidate
  • Anto Djapic
    • Party: Croatian Party of Rights
  • Other Candidates
    • Party: N/A

Last Presidential election:

  • Presidential Elections last held on June 15, 199. Franjo TUDJMAN received 61% thereby defeating Zdravko TOMAC who received 21% and Vlado GOTOVAC who received 18%.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 4,676,865 (July 1999 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 4,252,921 ( 2000 )

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,295,252 (2000)

·         Is Croatia a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Croatia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (9 September 1992)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 30 (following the 2000 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 47 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Croatia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Croatia ratified CRPD: Yes (15 August 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 701,529 (est.)