House of Representatives (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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House of Representatives
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Type
Type
Leadership
Chairman
Structure
Seats 42
Political groups

FBiH seats (28):

RS seats (14):

  •      SNSD  (8)
  •      SDS  (4)
  •      PDP  (1)
  •      DNS  (1)
House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010.svg
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Last election
October 3, 2010
Website
www.parlament.ba
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

The House of Representatives (Bosnian: Predstavnički Dom, Croatian: Zastupnički Dom and Serbian: Представнички Дом), is one of the two chambers of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the other being the House of Peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The chamber consists of 42 members which are elected by party-list proportional representation. 28 members are elected from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), and 14 from the Republika Srpska (RS). Members serve for terms of four years. The new chamber was elected on October 3, 2010.

Chairmen of the House of Representatives[edit]

# Name Term of Office Party
1 Ivo Lozančić January 3, 1997 September 16, 1997 HDZ BiH
2 Slobodan Bijelić September 16, 1997 May, 1998 SDS
3 Halid Genjac May, 1998 August, 1999 SDA
4 Mirko Banjac August, 1999 February 29, 2000 SDS
5 Pero Skopljak February 29, 2000 December 29, 2000 HDZ BiH
6 Sead Avdić December 29, 2000 August 29, 2001 SDP BiH
7 Željko Mirjanić August 29, 2001 April, 2002 SNSD
8 Mariofil Ljubić April, 2002 December 3, 2002 HDZ BiH
9 Šefik Džaferović December 9, 2002 August 8, 2003 SDA
10 Nikola Špirić August 8, 2003 April 8, 2004 SNSD
11 Martin Raguž April 8, 2004 December 8, 2004 HDZ BiH
12 Šefik Džaferović December 8, 2004 August 8, 2005 SDA
13 Nikola Špirić August 8, 2005 April 8, 2006 SNSD
14 Martin Raguž April 8, 2006 January, 2007 HDZ BiH
15 Beriz Belkić January 11, 2007 September 11, 2007 SBiH
16 Milorad Živković September 11, 2007 January 13, 2008 SNSD
17 Niko Lozančić January 13, 2008 January 12, 2009 HDZ BiH
18 Beriz Belkić 12 January 2009 11 September 2009 SBiH
19 Milorad Živković 11 Sep 2009 11 May 2010 SNSD
20 Niko Lozančić 11 May 2010 30 November 2010 HDZ BiH
21 Adnan Bašić (interim) 30 November 2010 20 May 2011 SBB BiH
22 Denis Bećirović 20 May 2011 20 January 2012 SDP BiH
23 Milorad Živković 20 January 2012 present SNSD

Latest election results and current party standings[edit]

The current number of seats each party has in the House is as follows:

e • d Summary of the 3 October 2010 House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina election results
Parties Federation of
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republika Srpska Total votes Total +/-
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SDP BiH) 265,952 26.07 8 18,406 2.96 0 284,358 8 +3
Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) 8,810 0.86 0 269,007 43.30 8 277,817 8 +1
Party of Democratic Action (SDA) 197,890 19.40 7 16,371 2.64 0 214,261 7 –2
Serbian Democratic Party (SDS) 137,843 22.19 4 137,843 4 +1
Union for a Better Future of BiH (SBB BiH) 124,076 12.16 4 6,329 2.03 0 130,405 4 +4
Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HDZ BiH) 112,067 10.99 3 2,361 0.38 0 114,428 3 0
Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina (SBiH) 73,946 7.25 2 12,640 2.03 0 86,586 2 –6
Croatian Coalition HDZ 1990-HSP BiH 49,524 4.86 2 522 0.08 0 50,046 2 0
People's Party Work for Betterment (NSRzB) 49,039 4.81 1 43,039 1 0
Party of Democratic Progress (PDP) 40,070 6.45 1 40,070 1 0
Democratic People's Alliance (DNS) 1,147 0.11 0 28,511 4.59 1 29,658 1 0
Democratic People's Community (DNZ) 14,839 1.45 1 14,839 1 0
Total 1,019,973 100.00 28 621,227 100.00 14 1,641,200 42


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