Branko Hrg

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Branko Hrg
Mayor of Križevci
Assumed office
20 June 2001
Deputy Dragutin Guzalić
Stjepan Peršin
Preceded by Roko Bašić
President of the Croatian Peasant Party
In office
28 January 2012 – 19 March 2016
Vice President Krešo Beljak
Marijana Petir
Darko Rukavina
Marina Kolaković
Vlasta Hubicki
Preceded by Josip Friščić
Succeeded by Krešo Beljak
Personal details
Born (1961-09-26) 26 September 1961 (age 55)
Kalnički Potok near Križevci, Croatia, Yugoslavia
Nationality Croat
Political party Croatian Peasant Party (1992-2016)
Independent (2016-)
Residence Križevci, Croatia
Occupation Politician
Profession Pedagogue
Religion Roman Catholic
Website Official website

Branko Hrg (26 September 1961) is a Croatian politician and former leader of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS). He was a member of HSS from 1992 to 2016 and serves as a mayor of Križevci since 2001.

In January 2012 intra-party elections, Hrg beat former Croatian Minister of Tourism Damir Bajs with 555 votes over 374.[1]

On March 19 2016 he lost, with 188 votes, in the first round of intra-party elections, against Krešo Beljak who got 339 votes and Nenad Matić who got 225 votes, making him no longer the President of HSS.[2]

Party political offices
Preceded by
Josip Friščić
President of Croatian Peasant Party
January 2012 – March 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Branko Hrg novi predsjednik HSS-a: Više nećemo biti trgovačka stranka". Dnevnik.hr (in Croatian). 2012-01-28. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Hrg više nije predsjednik HSS-a". Index.hr (in Croatian). 2016-03-19. Retrieved 2016-03-19.