Bosnian general election, 2002

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Bosnia and Herzegovina general election, 2002
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2000 ←
5 October 2002 → 2006

  First party Second party Third party
  Sulejman Tihić.jpg Dragan Kalinic crop.jpeg Haris Silajdzic.jpg
Leader Sulejman Tihić Dragan Kalinić Haris Silajdžić
Party SDA SDS SBiH
Leader since 2001 1998 1996
Last election 8 6 5
Seats before 8 6 5
Seats won 10 5 6
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 269,427 172,544 136,090

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Zlatko Lagumdžija.jpg Dodik, Milorad, 2010.jpg Bariša Čolak.jpg
Leader Zlatko Lagumdžija Milorad Dodik Bariša Čolak
Party SDP BiH SNSD HDZ BiH
Leader since 1997 1996 2002
Last election 9 1 5
Seats before 9 1 5
Seats won 5 3 5
Seat change Decrease 4 Increase 2 Steady
Popular vote 134,384 114,591 114,207

Chairman before election

Dragan Mikerević
PDP

Elected Chairman

Adnan Terzić
SDA

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General elections were held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 5 October 2002.[1] The elections for the House of Representatives elections were divided into two; one for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and one for Republika Srpska. In the presidential election, each of the three national communities elected a President. Bosniaks elected Sulejman Tihić, Croats elected Dragan Čović and Serbs elected Mirko Šarović.

Voter turnout was 55.5%.[1]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Community Candidate Party Votes %
Bosniaks Sulejman Tihić Party of Democratic Action 192,661 15.9
Haris Silajdžić Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina 179,726 14.8
Alija Behmen Social Democratic Party 90,434 7.5
Fikret Abdić Democratic People's Community 21,164 1.7
Faruk Balijagić Bosnian Party 9,650 0.8
Emil Zlatar Bosnian Patriotic Party 6,500 0.5
Rasim Kadić Liberal Democratic Party 5,360 0.4
Adem Mujčić Labour Party 4,940 0.4
Ibrahim Spahić Civic Democratic Party 3,062 0.3
Asim Ibrahimpašić Bosniak Party of Rights 2,026 0.2
Bakir Tanović People's Bosniak Party 1,087 0.1
Croats Dragan Čović Croatian Democratic Union 114,606 9.5
Mladen Ivanković-Lijanović Economic Bloc 32,411 2.7
Mijo Anić New Croatian Initiative 16,345 1.4
Stjepan Kljuić Republican Party 9,413 0.8
Željko Koroman Croatian Right Bloc 5,255 0.4
Žarko Mišić Croatian Christian Democratic Union 5,142 0.4
Marinko Brkić Independent 2,154 0.2
Karmela Osmanović Civic Democratic Party 965 0.1
Serbs Mirko Šarović Serbian Democratic Party 180,212 14.9
Nebojša Radmanović Alliance of Independent Social Democrats 101,119 8.4
Desnica Radivojević Party of Democratic Action 41,667 3.4
Branko Dokić Party of Democratic Progress 41,228 3.4
Mirko Banjac Alliance of People's Renewal 23,238 1.9
Mladen Grahovac Social Democratic Party 22,852 1.9
Dragutin Ilić Socialist Party 18,533 1.5
Milorad Đokić Democratic People's Alliance 16,129 1.3
Svetozar Mihajlović Serbian People's Alliance of the Republika Srpska 5,143 0.4
Ranko Bajić PSC 3,231 0.3
Dušan Bajić Democratic People's Union 2,790 0.2
Aleksander Rajlić Civic Democratic Party 2,625 0.2
Tomislav Taušan People's Party of Socialists 1,875 0.2
Borislav Vasić SDŠ RS 1,570 0.1
Radovan Simić Party of Democratic Development 940 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 88,496
Total 1,298,811 100
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

House of Representatives[edit]

Community Party Votes % Seats +/–
Federation Party of Democratic Action 232,325 18.9 10 +2
Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina 116,114 9.4 6 +1
Croatian Democratic Union 114,207 9.3 5 0
Social Democratic Party 112,258 9.1 4 –5
Bosnian Party 18,411 1.5 1 +1
Pensioners' Party 17,588 1.4 1 New
Democratic People's Community 16,454 1.3 1 0
Economic Bloc 16,052 1.3 1 New
New Croatian Initiative 13,820 1.1 1 0
Bosnian Patriotic Party 9,477 0.8 0 –1
Other parties 82,837 6.7 0
Republika Srpska Serbian Democratic Party 172,544 14.0 5 –1
Alliance of Independent Social Democrats 114,077 9.3 3 +2
Party of Democratic Progress 53,177 4.3 2 0
Party of Democratic Action 37,102 3.0
Socialist Party 24,559 2.0 1 0
Serbian Radical Party 24,559 2.0 1 +1
Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina 19,976 1.6
Democratic People's Alliance 17,432 1.4 0 0
Social Democratic Party 15,954 1.3
Invalid/blank votes 70,098
Total 1,299,021 100 42 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p330 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7