List of political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Bosnia and Herzegovina has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. Every ethnic community has its own dominant political party.

Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina (as of 2014)[edit]

Party Abbr. Leader Ideology House of Representatives
(42 seats)
House of Peoples
(15 seats)
Ethnic group
Party of Democratic Action
Stranka demokratske akcije
SDA Bakir Izetbegović Bosnian nationalism, social conservatism, Islamic democracy (Centre-right) 10 3 Bosniak
Alliance of Independent Social Democrats
Савез независних социјалдемократа
SNSD Milorad Dodik Serbian nationalism, social democracy (Right) 6 2 Serb
Serbian Democratic Party
Српска демократска странка
SDS Mladen Bosić Serbian nationalism, national conservatism, pro-Europeanism (Right) 5 2 Serb
Democratic Front
Demokratska fronta
DF Željko Komšić Civic nationalism, social democracy, pro-Europeanism (Centre-left) 5 1 Multi-ethnic
Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica Bosne i Hercegovine
HDZ BiH Dragan Čović Croatian nationalism, national conservatism, Christian democracy, Federalism (Right) 4 3 Croat
Union for a Better Future of BiH
Savez za bolju budućnost BiH
SBB BiH Fahrudin Radončić Bosnian nationalism, conservativism, populism, secularism, pro-Europeanism (Centre-right) 4 1 Bosniak
Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Socijaldemokratska partija Bosne i Hercegovine
SDP BiH Nermin Nikšić Social democracy 3 0 Multi-ethnic
Democratic People's Alliance
Демократски народни савез
DNS Marko Pavić Serbian nationalism, national conservatism, regionalism (Centre-right) 1 1 Serb
Croatian Democratic Union 1990
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica 1990
HDZ 1990 Ilija Cvitanović Croatian nationalism, national conservatism, Christian democracy (Center-right) 1 1 Croat
Party of Democratic Activity
Stranka demokratske aktivnosti
A-SDA Nermin Ogrešević Bosnian nationalism, neoconservatism (Centre) 1 0 Bosniak
Bosnian-Herzegovinian Patriotic Party
Bosanska patriotska stranka
BPS Sefer Halilović Bosnian nationalism, radicalism (Far-right) 1 0 Bosniak
National Democratic Movement
Народни демократски покрет
NDP Dragan Čavić Serbian nationalism, conservatism (Centre-right) 1 0 Serb
Party of Democratic Progress
Партија демократског прогреса
PDP Mladen Ivanić Serbian nationalism, national conservatism (Centre-right) 0 0 Serb

See also[edit]

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