Croatia

Results of the 26 May 2019 European elections

Political PartiesEuropean affiliationNumber of votesPercentage of votesNumber of seatsTrend compared with 2014
Croatian Democratic Union - HDZEPP22.72%4
Social Democratic Party of Croatia - SDPS&D18.71%3
Coalition Sovereign CroatianECR8.51%1
Mislav Kolakušić's list7.89%1
Human Shield5.66%1
Amsterdam CoalitionRenew Europe5.20%1

List of MEPs

Karlo ResslerCroatian Democratic UnionEPP
Dubravka ŠuicaCroatian Democratic UnionEPP
Tomislav SokolCroatian Democratic UnionEPP
Željana ZovkoCroatian Democratic UnionEPP
Tonino PiculaSocial Democratic Party of CroatiaS&D
Biljana BorzanSocial Democratic Party of CroatiaS&D
Predrag Fred MatićSocial Democratic Party of CroatiaS&D
Valter FlegoAmsterdam coalitionRenew Europe
Ruzo TomašićCroation SovereignsECR
Mislav KolakušićMislav Kolakušić's list
Ivan Vilibor SincicHuman Shield

Lists for the elections on 26 May

Name of partyTranslationAffiliation of a political party or groupLeading candidateInternet siteProgramme
HDZ, Hrvatska Demokratska zajednicaCroatian Democratic Union - HDZEPPKarlo Resslerhdz.hrProgramme
HSS, Hrvatska seljacka strankaCroatian Farmers’ Party - HSSEPPValter Flego hss.hr
SDP, Socijaldemokratska Partija HrvatskeSocial Democratic Party of Croatia

Amsterdam Coalition Member
S&DMirando Mrsić sdp.hrProgramme
Hrvatska Konzervativna Stranka Croatian Conservative PartyECRRuza Tomasickonzervativci.hrProgramme
Građansko-liberalni savez Civic Liberal Alliance
Amsterdam Coalition Member
ALDEValter Flegoglas.com.hrProgramme
Primorsko-goranski savez Alliance of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
Amsterdam Coalition Member
ALDEValter Flegopgs.hrProgramme
IDS-DDI, Istarski Demokratski SaborIstrian Democratic Assembly
Amsterdam Coalition Member
ALDEValter Flegoids-ddi.comProgramme
HSU, Hrvatska stranka umirovljenikaCroatian Pensioners' Party
Amsterdam Coalition Member
ALDEValter Flegohsu.hrProgramme
Hrvatska socijalno-liberalna strankaCroatian Social-Liberal PartyALDESaša Poljanec-Borićhsls.hr
HNS, Hrvatska narodna strankaCroatian People's PartyALDEMatija Posavec hns.hrProgramme
Most nezavisnih lista Bridge of Independent Lists/Božo Petrovmost-nl.com
Neovisni Za Hrvatsku Independents for Croatia /Bruna Esihneovisni.hrProgramme
Zivi ZidHuman Shield/Tihomir Lukaniczivizid.hr
Bandić Milan 365 - Stranka rada i solidarnostiBandić Milan 365 - Labour and Solidarity Party/Martina Bienenfeldneovisni.hr
Blokirani - Deblokirajmo Hrvatsku - Blokirani Blocked - Unblocked Croatia - Blocked/Miriam Kervatin
blokirani.hr
Demokratski savez Srba, DSSSerbian Democratic Alliance/Srdan Milakovic
demokratskisavezsrba.hr
Hrvatska demokršćanska strankaCroatian Christian Democratic Party/Zoran Jukic
demokrscanihds.hrProgramme
Moja voljena HrvatskaMy Dear Croatia/Ivan Lipakmvh.hr
Možemo! - politička platforma, Nove ljevice i Održivog razvoja Hrvatske - ORaH.Coalition We Can! Political Platform, The New Left and Sustainable Development for Croatia/Tomislav Tomašević
Hrvatska Stranka RedaCroatian Order Party /Darko Dugahrvatska-stranka-reda.hr
Hrvatska Stranka PravaCroatian Party of Law/Drazen Keleminechsp.hr
Zelena ListaGreen List/Nenad Maticzeleni.hrProgramme
Zagorska Stranka Za Zagreb - ZSZParty for Zagreb/Ljubomir Puljiczsz.hrProgramme
Stranka Hrvatskkog Zajednistva - SHZ Croatian Journalists Party/Miljenko Maricshz.hr
Stranka antikorupcije, razvoja i transparentnosti - START Anti-corruption Party for Development and Transparency/Dalija Oreskovicstart.hr
Slobodna Hrvatska - SH Free Croatia/Danijel Galovicsh.hr Programme
Slobodarska Stranka Hrvatske - SSH Libertarian Croatian Party/Miro Matijevicssh.hr
Samostalna Demokratska Srpska Stranka - SDSS Independent Democratic Serb Party/Milorad Pupovacsdss.hr
Radnicka Fronta – RF
& Socijalisticka Radnicka Partija Hrvatske – SRP
Workers Front & Socialist Workers Party of Croatia/Katarina Peovic Vukovicradnickafronta.hr
srp.hr
Programme
Programme
Pokret Za Modernu HrvatskuMovement for Modern Croatia/Damir Mihelicpokret.hr Programme
Pametno & Unija KvarneraSmart & Neighborhood Union/Ivica Puljakpametno.hr
unija.hr
Programme
Narodna Stranka - ReformistiReform Party/Radimir Cacicreformisti.hr Programme
Hrvatski suverenistiCroatian Sovereigns/Ruža Tomašić
Stranka Narodnog I Gradanskog Aktivizma - SNAGAParty of Civic and National Activitism/Goran Aleksicsnaga.hrProgramme

 

Electoral Procedures

> Election Dates : 26 May 2019
> Number of MEPs : 11
> At what age can one vote? 18 years
> At what age can one be elected? 18 years
> Who can vote? European citizens living in Croatia.

Electoral rules

Voting method : Preferential vote
> Means for attributing seats : D’Hondt Method
> Can candidates be chosen from a list? Yes

 

Institutions and political situation

Parliamentary republic
Head of State : Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Prime Minister : Andrej Plenkovic

Economy

> Currency: Kuna (HRK) (average exchange rate in February 2019: 1€ = 7.41 HRK)
GDP: € 51.468 million (2018)
> GDP per capita: € 11,400 (2017)
> GDP growth: 2.4% (Q4 2018)
> Unemployment: 7.6% (January 2019)
> Inflation: 0.8% (February 2019)
> Public debt: 74.5% of GDP (Q3 2018)
> Budget balance: +0.8% of GDP (2017)
> High-performance sectors: tourism, buildings and construction, trade, banking, chemistry, textile

Geography and population

Surface Area : 56 542 km² (source : The CIA World Factbook)
– 4.1 million inhabitants (2018)

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