Croatian Chamber of Counties election, 1997

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Croatian Chamber of Counties election, 1997
Croatia
← 1993 April 13, 1997

63 out of 68 seats to the Chamber of Counties
Turnout 71.4%
  First party Second party
  FranjoTudman.JPG Zlatko Tomcic.png
Leader Franjo Tuđman Zlatko Tomčić
Party HDZ HSS
Last election 37 5
Seats won 40 9
Seat change Increase3 Increase4

Speaker before election

Katica Ivanišević
HDZ

Elected Speaker

Katica Ivanišević
HDZ

Chamber of Counties election were held in Croatia on 13 April 1997.[1] The result was a victory for the Croatian Democratic Union, which won 40 of the 63 elected seats. This was the last election for the Chamber of Counties, which was abolished through a constitutional amendment on 29 March 2001.[2] UNTAES facilitated the conduct of elections in the United Nations protectorate region of Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Croatian Democratic Union 1,060,909 41.9 40 +3
HSLS-HSS 358,530 14.2
SDP-HNS 281,496 11.1
Croatian Social Liberal Party 87,333 3.5 6 −10
Croatian Peasant Party 76,384 3.0 9 +4
Istrian Democratic Assembly 64,883 2.6 2 −1
HSLS-HNS-HSS 60,574 2.4
SDP-PGS-HNS 60,391 2.4
Social Democratic Party of Croatia 50,487 2.0 4 +3
Croatian Party of Rights 1861 46,162 1.8 0 0
HSU-ASH 39,673 1.6
Croatian Christian Democratic Union 33,531 1.3 0 0
Social Democratic Union 33,508 1.3 0 0
Serb People's Party 32,369 1.3 0 0
Croatian Pure Party of Rights 27,801 1.1 0 0
HDZ-HKDU-HSP-KDM 19,534 0.8
IDF-FDI 14,202 0.6
Croatian Party of Rights 13,003 0.5 2 +2
SDP-HNS-HKDU 12,374 0.5
Croatian People's Party 10,644 0.4 0 −1
DA-SDU 8,994 0.4
Other parties 125,436 5.0 0 0
Independents 11,194 0.4 0 0
Appointed members - - 5 0
Invalid/blank votes 86,062
Total 2,615,474 100 68 0
Sources: Nohlen & Stöver; Official results[4]

Graphic distribution of seats in the 2nd Chamber of Counties (1997-2001)[edit]

Chamber of Counties of Croatia 1997-2001.svg

  HSS: 9 seats
  IDS: 2 seats
  SDP: 4 seats
  HSLS: 6 seats
  HSP: 2 seats
  HDZ: 40 seats
  Presidential appointees: 5 seats

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p410 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ "History of Croatian Constitutional Judicature". Croatian Constitutional Court. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Albert Bing (April 2016). "Sjedinjene Američke Države i reintegracija hrvatskog Podunavlja" (PDF). Scrinia Slavonica, Vol.8, Croatian Institute of History. pp. 336–365. Retrieved 2016-09-20. 
  4. ^ "Izvješće o konačnim službenim rezultatima izbora zastupnika u Županijski dom Sabora Republike Hrvatske" (PDF) (in Croatian). State Election Commission of the Republic of Croatia. 1997. Retrieved 2011-11-28.