Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Socijaldemokratska Partija Bosne i Hercegovine|
|Founded||27. December 1992|
|Youth wing||Youth Forum SDP BiH|
|International affiliation||Socialist International|
|European affiliation||Party of European Socialists (associate)|
|Assembly of RS|
|Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Socijaldemokratska Partija Bosne i Hercegovine, SDP BiH) is a self-declared multi-ethnic, but largely Bosnian Muslim social-democratic political party in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The party is the successor of the League of Communists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was enlarged by the inclusion of the Socijaldemokrati BiH party to the original SDP.
- 1 out of 3 seats in the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 8 out of 42 seats in the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 28 out of 98 seats in the House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 1 out of 2 Vice Presidential seats in Republic of Srpska
- 3 out 83 seats in the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska
- 13 out of 35 seats in the assembly of the Tuzla Canton
- 8 out of 30 seats in the assembly of the Una-Sana Canton
- 10 out of 35 seats in the assembly of the Sarajevo Canton
- 7 out of 25 seats in the assembly of the Bosnian Podrinje Canton
- 10 out of 35 seats in the assembly of the Zenica-Doboj Canton
- 6 out of 30 seats in the assembly of the Central Bosnia Canton
- 5 out of 30 seats in the assembly of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton
- 1 out of 21 seats in the assembly of the Posavina Canton
- 1 out of 25 seats in the assembly of Livno Canton
- The party won none of the 23 seats in the assembly of West Herzegovina Canton
In local (mayoral and city council) elections held on 7 October 2012 the party exceeded their own expectations.
- Woehrel, Steven (January 24, 2013). "Bosnia and Herzegovina: Current Issues and U.S. Policy". Congressional Research Service. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
- Farrand, Robert William (2011), Reconstruction and Peace Building in the Balkans: The Brčko Experience, Rowman & Littlefield, p. 62
- Bideleux, Robert; Jeffries, Ian (2007), The Balkans: A Post-Communist History, Routledge, p. 376–377
- Central Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- SDP Exceeds Expectations