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]

Modern parties[edit]

Political parties with elected representation at the national level[edit]

Name Abbr. Ideology Leader Sabor
Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske
SDP Centre-left, social democracy, anti-fascism[2] Zoran Milanović 61
Croatian Democratic Union
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica
HDZ Centre-right, Christian democracy, national conservatism, liberal conservatism[3] Tomislav Karamarko 44
Croatian People's Party-Liberal Democrats
Hrvatska narodna stranka - liberalni demokrati
HNS Liberalism, free market, progressivism[4][5] Vesna Pusić 14
Croatian Labourists - Labour Party
Hrvatski laburisti - stranka rada
HL Labor rights, Democratic socialism Dragutin Lesar 6
Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja
Hrvatski demokratski savez Slavonije i Baranje
HDSSB Slavonian regionalism, conservativism, right-wing populism Vladimir Šišljagić 6
Istrian Democratic Assembly
Istarski demokratski sabor
IDS Istrian regionalism, left-wing populism, anti-fascism, social liberalism Ivan Jakovčić 3
Croatian Party of Pensioners
Hrvatska stranka umirovljenika
HSU Single-issue politics (pensioner's rights) Silvano Hrelja 3
Independent Democratic Serb Party
Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka
SDSS Serb minority politics, social democracy, liberal democracy, anti-fascism Vojislav Stanimirović 3
Croatian Citizen Party
Hrvatska građanska stranka
HGS Right-wing populism Željko Kerum 2
Croatian Party of Rights dr. Ante Starčević
Hrvatska stranka prava dr. Ante Starčević
HSP AS National conservatism, right-wing populism Ruža Tomašić 1
Democratic Centre
Demokratski centar
DC Liberal conservatism Vesna Škare-Ožbolt 1
Croatian Peasant Party
Hrvatska seljačka stranka
HSS Agrarianism, centrist, Christian democracy, social conservatism Branko Hrg 1

Political parties previously with elected representation at a national level[edit]

Other parties[edit]

Historical parties[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]