Split local elections, 2009

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Split mayoral election, 2009
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Candidate Željko Kerum Ranko Ostojić
Party Independent SDP
Popular vote 40,479 29,003
Percentage 56.87% 40.75%

Mayor before election

Ivan Kuret
HDZ

Elected Mayor

Željko Kerum
Independent

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The 2009 local elections were held in Split, Croatia on 17 and 31 May 2009.

The incumbent HDZ mayor Ivan Kuret was running for a full four-year term after he was appointed mayor on 17 July 2007 after the former mayor Zvonimir Puljić was impeached by the city council.

Mayoral election[edit]

Candidates First round Runoff
Candidate Sustaining Party Votes % Votes %
Željko Kerum Independent 30,227 40.21 40,479 56.87
Ranko Ostojić Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Croatian People's Party - Liberal Democrats
Croatian Party of Pensioners
Democratic Centre
26,099 34.72 29,003 40.75
Ivan Kuret Croatian Democratic Union
Croatian Peasant Party
Croatian Social Liberal Party
12,840 17.08
Luka Podrug Croatian Pure Party of Rights
Croatian Party of Rights
Croatian Christian Democratic Union
3,016 4.01
Mate Buljubašić Social Democratic Action of Croatia
Split Party of Pensioners
1,513 2.01
Valid votes: 73,695 98.11 69,482 97.65
Invalid votes: 1,422 1.89 1,669 2.35
Turnout: 75,164 46.76 71,177 44.28
Expected voters: 160,738 160,753

The percentages of votes from each candidate are calculated from number of valid voters
The percentages of valid and invalid votes are calculated from the turnout number
The turnout percentage is calculated from the number of expected voters

Source: State Election Committee (Državno izborno povjerenstvo) First round official results Second round official results

Council election[edit]

Party list Votes % Seats %
Željko Kerum independent list 20,337 27.71 9 36
Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Croatian People's Party - Liberal Democrats
Croatian Party of Pensioners
Democratic Centre
17,479 23.77 8 32
Croatian Democratic Union
Croatian Peasant Party
Croatian Social Liberal Party
10,394 14.13 4 16
Croatian Pure Party of Rights
Croatian Party of Rights
Croatian Christian Democratic Union
4,169 5.67 2 8
Nikola Grabić independent list 4,017 5.46 1 4
Ljubica Vrdoljak independent list 3,835 5.22 1 4
Total: 73,535 97.89 25 100
Invalid votes: 1,585 2.11
Turnout: 75,158 46.76
Expected voters: 160,738

The percentages of votes from each list are calculated from number of valid voters
The percentages of valid and invalid votes are calculated from the turnout number
The turnout percentage is calculated from the number of expected voters

Source: State Election Committee (Državno izborno povjerenstvo) Official results