Economic Bloc

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The Economic Bloc "Croat Democratic Union for Prosperity" (Croatian: Ekonomski Blok HDU – Za Boljitak) was a political alliance in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

History[edit]

The alliance was formed for the 2002 general elections by the People's Party for Work and Betterment and the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1] It received 1.3% of the vote in the national parliamentary elections, winning a single seat in the national House of Representatives, taken by Mladen Potočnik.[1] Its candidate for the Croat member of the Presidency, Mladen Ivanković-Lijanović, finished second with 17% of the Croat vote.[1] The alliance also won two seats in the House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tom Lansford (2013) Political Handbook of the World 2013, CQ Press, p170