Democratic Front (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

The Democratic Front (Serbo-Croatian: Demokratska fronta, DF / Демократски фронт, ДФ) is an multi-ethnic social-democratic[1][2] and social liberal political party in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its current leader and founder of DF is Željko Komšić, the incumbent Croat member of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Democratic Front

Demokratska fronta
Демократски фронт
PresidentŽeljko Komšić
Founded7 April 2013 (2013-04-07)
Split fromSocial Democratic Party
HeadquartersSarajevo
IdeologySocial democracy[1][2]
Social corporatism
Civic nationalism
Pro-Europeanism
Political positionCentre to centre-left[3]
ColoursOrange
HoR BiH
3 / 42
HoP BiH
0 / 15
HoR FBiH
9 / 98
HoP FBiH
2 / 58
NA RS
0 / 83
Website
www.fronta.ba

HistoryEdit

The Democratic Front was founded by Željko Komšić on 7 April 2013[4], the current Croat member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who left the Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 2012.

Electoral resultsEdit

Presidency electionsEdit

Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Election year # Candidate Representing Votes % Elected?
2014 3rd Emir Suljagić Bosniaks 114,334 15.2% No
4th Anto Popović Croats 7,179 2.9% No
2018 1st Željko Komšić Croats 225,500 52.6% Yes

Parliamentary electionsEdit

Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Year # Popular vote HoR Seat change HoP Seat change Government
2014 4th 150,767
5 / 42
 
1 / 15
  government (until 2015)
opposition (from 2015)
2018 6th 96,180
3 / 42
  2
1 / 15
  government

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Nordsieck, Wolfram (2018). "Bosnia-Herzegovina". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Demokratska Fronta". www.demokratskafronta.ba (in Bosnian). Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Serb, Bosniak nationalists, Croat center-left win Bosnia Herzegovina election". EFE. 8 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Željko Komšić osnovao Demokratsku frontu BiH". novilist.hr (in Croatian). 7 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.