Croatian Chamber of Counties election, 1997

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Croatian Chamber of Counties election, 1997
Croatia
1993 ←
April 13, 1997

63 out of 68 seats to the Chamber of Counties
  First party Second party
  FranjoTudman.JPG Zlatko Tomcic.png
Leader Franjo Tuđman Zlatko Tomčić
Party HDZ HSS
Last election 37 5
Seats won 40 9
Seat change Increase3 Increase4

Speaker before election

Katica Ivanišević
HDZ

Elected Speaker

Katica Ivanišević
HDZ

Chamber of Counties election were held in Croatia on 13 April 1997.[1] The result was a victory for the Croatian Democratic Union, which won 40 of the 63 elected seats. Voter turnout was 71.4%.[2] This was the last election for the Chamber of Counties, which was abolished through a constitutional amendment on 29 March 2001.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Croatian Democratic Union 1,060,909 41.9 40 +3
HSLS-HSS 358,530 14.2
SDP-HNS 281,496 11.1
Croatian Social Liberal Party 87,333 3.5 6 −10
Croatian Peasant Party 76,384 3.0 9 +4
Istrian Democratic Assembly 64,883 2.6 2 −1
HSLS-HNS-HSS 60,574 2.4
SDP-PGS-HNS 60,391 2.4
Social Democratic Party of Croatia 50,487 2.0 4 +3
Croatian Party of Rights 1861 46,162 1.8 0 0
HSU-ASH 39,673 1.6
Croatian Christian Democratic Union 33,531 1.3 0 0
Social Democratic Union 33,508 1.3 0 0
Serb People's Party 32,369 1.3 0 0
Croatian Pure Party of Rights 27,801 1.1 0 0
HDZ-HKDU-HSP-KDM 19,534 0.8
IDF-FDI 14,202 0.6
Croatian Party of Rights 13,003 0.5 2 +2
SDP-HNS-HKDU 12,374 0.5
Croatian People's Party 10,644 0.4 0 −1
DA-SDU 8,994 0.4
Other parties 125,436 5.0 0 0
Independents 11,194 0.4 0 0
Appointed members - - 5 0
Invalid/blank votes 86,062
Total 2,615,474 100 68 0
Sources: Nohlen & Stöver; Official results[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p410 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p417
  3. ^ "History of Croatian Constitutional Judicature". Croatian Constitutional Court. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Izvješće o konačnim službenim rezultatima izbora zastupnika u Županijski dom Sabora Republike Hrvatske" (PDF) (in Croatian). State Election Commission of the Republic of Croatia. 1997. Retrieved 2011-11-28.