List of political parties in Croatia


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This article lists political parties in Croatia.

Croatia has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must collaborate in order to form coalition governments. As of the 2011 parliamentary election, there are 116 registered political parties in Croatia.[1]

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Modern parties

Political parties with elected representation at the national level

Name Abbr. Ideology Leader Sabor
Croatian Democratic Union
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica
HDZ Centre-right, Christian democracy Jadranka Kosor 65
Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske
SDP Centre-left, social democracy Zoran Milanović 53
Croatian Peasant Party
Hrvatska seljačka stranka
HSS Agrarian, moderate, Christian democracy Josip Friščić 6
Croatian People's Party-Liberal Democrats
Hrvatska narodna stranka - liberalni demokrati
HNS Liberalism, free market, progressivism Radimir Čačić 5
Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja
Hrvatski demokratski savez Slavonije i Baranje
HDSSB Slavonian regionalism, conservativism, right-wing populism Vladimir Šišljagić 4
Istrian Democratic Assembly
Istarski demokratski sabor
IDS Istrian regionalism, left-wing populism, anti-fascism, social liberalism Ivan Jakovčić 3
Independent Democratic Serb Party
Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka
SDSS Serb minority politics, social democracy, liberal democracy, anti-fascism Vojislav Stanimirović 3
Croatian Party of Pensioners
Hrvatska stranka umirovljenika
HSU Single-issue politics (pensioner's rights) Silvano Hrelja 1
Croatian Party of Rights
Hrvatska stranka prava
HSP Croatian nationalism, right-wing populism, euroscepticism Daniel Srb 1
Croatian Labourists - Labour Party
Hrvatski laburisti - stranka rada
HL Labor rights, left-wing populism Dragutin Lesar 1
Croatian Social Democrats
Hrvatski socijaldemokrati
HSD Social democracy, anti-globalism Ivica Pančić 1

Political parties previously with elected representation at a national level

Other parties

Historical parties

  • Illyrian Party/People's Party (Ilirska stranka/Narodna stranka)
  • Croatian-Hungarian Party (Hrvatsko-ugarska stranka)
  • Autonomous Party (Autonomna stranka, 1860–1918)
  • People's Party (Kingdom of Dalmatia) (Narodna stranka, 1861–1905)
  • Party of Rights/Croatian Party of Rights (Stranka prava/Hrvatska stranka prava)
  • Pure Party of Rights/Croatian Pure Party of Rights (Čista stranka prava/Hrvatska čista stranka prava)
  • Croatian Progressive Party (Hrvatska napredna stranka)
  • Serbian Independent Party/Serbian People's Independent Party (Srpska samostalna stranka/Srpska narodna samostalna stranka)
  • Serbian People's Radical Party (Srpska narodna radikalna stranka)
  • Social Democratic Party (Socijaldemokratska stranka)
  • Serbian Party (Srpska stranka)
  • Croat-Serb Coalition (Hrvatsko-srpska koalicija, 1905–1918)
  • League of Communists of Croatia (Savez komunista Hrvatske, 1937–1990)
  • Croatian People's Party (1919) (Hrvatska pučka stranka)
  • Croatian Party (Hrvatska stranka, 1905–1918)
  • Croat-Slovene People's Party (Hrvatsko-slovenska narodna stranka)
  • Starčević's Party of Rights (Starčevićeva stranka prava, 1908–1911)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Mala zemlja sa 116 političkih stranaka" (in Croatian). nacional.hr. 1 November 2011. http://www.nacional.hr/clanak/118974/mala-zemlja-sa-116-politickih-stranaka. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 

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