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1996 Bosnian general election

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1996 Bosnian general election

← 1990
(SR BiH)
14 September 1996 1998 →
Turnout80.4% 2.9pp
Party Leader % Seats
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
SDA Alija Izetbegović 30.2 16
HDZ BiH Krešimir Zubak 14.1 8
Joint List Nijaz Duraković 4.4 2
PBiH Haris Silajdžić 3.9 2
Republika Srpska
SDS Biljana Plavšić 24.1 9
SDA Alija Izetbegović 7.7 3
NSSM Živko Radišić 5.7 2
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Chairmen before Chairmen after
Hasan Muratović (SDA)
(as Prime Minister)
Haris Silajdžić (SBiH)
Boro Bosić (SDS)

General elections were held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 14 September 1996.[1] The elections for the House of Representatives elections were divided into two; one for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and one for Republika Srpska. In the presidential election, each of the three national communities elected a President. Bosniaks elected Alija Izetbegović, Croats elected Krešimir Zubak and Serbs elected Momčilo Krajišnik. The Party of Democratic Action emerged as the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 19 of the 42 seats.

Voter turnout was 79.4% in the parliamentary election and 80.4% in the presidential election.[1]

1996 Bosnian general election Intro articles: 5

Results

President

Community Candidate Party Votes %
Bosniaks Alija Izetbegović Party of Democratic Action 730,592 80.0
Haris Silajdžić Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina 124,396 13.6
Fikret Abdić Democratic People's Community 25,584 2.8
Sead Avdić Joint List¹ 21,254 2.3
Ibrahim Spahić Civic Democratic Party 4,127 0.4
Hasib Salkić Liberal Party 3,427 0.3
Mirnes Ajanović Bosnian Party 2,420 0.2
Safet Redžepagić Party of Economic Prosperity 1,473 0.1
Croats Krešimir Zubak Croatian Democratic Union 330,477 88.7
Ivo Komšić Joint List¹ 37,684 10.1
Anton Štitić Civic Democratic Party 2,208 0.5
Vinko Ćuro Liberal Party 2,197 0.5
Serbs Momčilo Krajišnik Serbian Democratic Party 690,646 67.3
Mladen Ivanić Democratic Patriotic Bloc 307,461 29.9
Milivoj Zarić SPAS 15,407 1.5
Branko Latinović SSK 12,643 1.2
Invalid/blank votes 207,915
Total 2,519,915 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,133,634 80.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

¹ The Joint List was an alliance of the Social Democratic Party, the Union of Social Democrats, the Croatian Peasant Party, the Muslim Bosniak Organisation and the Republican Party.[2]

House of Representatives

Community Party Votes % Seats
Federation Party of Democratic Action 725,417 30.2 16
Croatian Democratic Union 338,440 14.1 8
Joint List 105,918 4.4 2
Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina 93,816 3.9 2
Democratic People's Community 25,562 1.1 0
Croatian Party of Rights 14,879 0.6 0
Bosnian Party 6,523 0.3 0
Liberal Party 4,996 0.2 0
Party of Economic Prosperity 4,905 0.2 0
Vladimir Srebrov List 4,574 0.2 0
List of Women 4,149 0.2 0
Bosnian Patriotic Party 3,295 0.1 0
Civic Democratic Party 3,292 0.1 0
Liberal Bosniak Organisation 2,129 0.1 0
Republika Srpska Serbian Democratic Party 578,723 24.1 9
Party of Democratic Action 184,553 7.7 3
People's Alliance for Free Peace 136,077 5.7 2
Serbian Radical Party 62,409 2.6 0
Joint List 30,285 1.3 0
Democratic Patriotic Bloc 29,494 1.2 0
Serbian Patriotic Party 14,146 0.6 0
People's Party 13,680 0.6 0
Party of Serbian Unity 8,183 0.3 0
Civic Democratic Party 4,429 0.2 0
Invalid/blank votes 88,123
Total 2,487,997 100 42
Registered voters/turnout 3,133,634 79.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, IPU, Global Elections Database

1996 Bosnian general election Results articles: 15

References

  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p330 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p332

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