István Pásztor (politician)

István Pásztor (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈiʃtvaːn ˈpaːstor]; Serbian: Ištvan Pastor / Иштван Пастор; born 20 August 1956 in Novi Kneževac) is a Serbian politician of Hungarian descent who is active in Vojvodina. He graduated from the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Law. Currently, Pásztor is chairman of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians party and president of the Assembly of Vojvodina. He was formerly a leader of the Hungarian Coalition, which also included two other ethnic Hungarian political parties in Serbia.

István Pásztor
Ištvan Pastor, jun 2012.JPG
President of the Assembly of Vojvodina
Assumed office
22 June 2012
Preceded bySándor Egeresi
Vice President of Provincial Government
in charge of Economy
In office
2008–2012
Provincial Secretary of Privatisation, Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
In office
2000–2008
Personal details
Born (1956-08-20) 20 August 1956 (age 63)
Novi Kneževac, SFR Yugoslavia
CitizenshipSerbian
NationalityHungarian
Political partyAlliance of Vojvodina Hungarians
Alma materUniversity of Novi Sad

Pásztor was the candidate of the Hungarian Coalition at the 2008 Serbian presidential election. He won 2.26% of the vote in the first round, and supported Boris Tadić in the second round.

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