Croatian Labourists – Labour Party

The Croatian Labourists – Labour Party (Croatian: Hrvatski laburisti - Stranka rada) is a social-democratic[5] and democratic socialist[5] political party in Croatia.

Croatian Labourists – Labour Party
Hrvatski laburisti – Stranka rada
LeaderDavid Bregovac
FounderDragutin Lesar
Founded27 February 2010 (2010-02-27)[1]
HeadquartersZagreb, Croatia
Membership (2013)9,502 (2013)[2]
Ideology
Political positionCentre-left[3] to left-wing[4]
National affiliationCroatia is Growing
(2015–2016),
Amsterdam Coalition
(2018–2020)
Colours  Orange
Sabor
0 / 151
European Parliament
0 / 12
Website
laburisti.hr

It was formed in 2010 by a former trade unionist and People's Party MP Dragutin Lesar, who was the party's only member of parliament in the 6th assembly.[6]

In the 2011 parliamentary election, the party won six seats in the Croatian Parliament.

Ahead of the 2015 parliamentary election the party joined the ruling Croatia is Growing coalition with the Social Democratic Party of Croatia and liberal parties. As a result, MP Mladen Novak resigned in protest and joined the green party ORaH.

Election historyEdit

LegislativeEdit

Election In coalition with Votes won (coalition totals) Percentage Seats won Seat change Government
2011 None 121,785 5.2%
6 / 151
  6 Opposition
2015 Croatia is Growing 742,909 33.2%
3 / 151
  3 Opposition
2016 None 4,821 0.26%
0 / 151
  3 Extraparliamentary
2020 D-RI 6,594 0.40%
0 / 151
  Extraparliamentary

European ParliamentEdit

Election In coalition with Votes won (coalition totals) Percentage Seats won (HL only) Change
2013 None 42,750 5.77%
1 / 12
  1
2014 None 31,363 3.40%
0 / 11
  1
2019 Amsterdam Coalition 55,806 5.19%
0 / 12
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Političke stranke". Croatian Encyclopedia (in Croatian). Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2011). "Croatia". Parties and Elections in Europe. Archived from the original on 27 January 2013.
  4. ^ Milekic, Sven (6 November 2015). "Knife-Edge Result Likely in Croatian Elections". Balkan Insight.
  5. ^ a b Nordsieck, Wolfram (2016). "Croatia". Parties and Elections in Europe. Archived from the original on 17 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Dragutin Lesar - Croatian Labourists - Labour Party". Members of Parliament in 6th Session. Croatian Parliament. Retrieved 2011-05-28.

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