List of political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. Every ethnic community has its own dominant political party.

Represented in the Parliamentary AssemblyEdit

Name Abbr. Leader Ideology HoR HoP Ethnic group
Party of Democratic Action
Stranka demokratske akcije
SDA Bakir Izetbegović Bosnian nationalism
Conservatism
Islamic democracy
9 3 Bosniak
Alliance of Independent Social Democrats
Савез независних социјалдемократа
Savez nezavisnih socijaldemokrata
SNSD Milorad Dodik Serbian nationalism
Social democracy
6 4 Serb
Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica Bosne i Hercegovine
HDZ BiH Dragan Čović Croatian nationalism
Conservatism
Christian democracy
5 4 Croat
Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Socijaldemokratska partija Bosne i Hercegovine
Социјалдемократска партија Босне и Херцеговине
SDP BiH Nermin Nikšić Social democracy 4 1 Multi-ethnic
Serb Democratic Party
Српска демократска странка
Srpska demokratska stranka
SDS Mirko Šarović Serbian nationalism
National conservatism
3 1 Serb
Democratic Front
Demokratska fronta
Демократски фронт
DF Željko Komšić Social democracy
Civic nationalism
3 1 Multi-ethnic
Union for a Better Future of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Savez za bolju budućnost Bosne i Hercegovine
SBB BiH Fahrudin Radončić Liberal conservatism
Populism
Bosniak nationalism
2 1 Bosniak
Party of Democratic Progress
Партија демократског прогреса
Partija demokratskog progresa
PDP Branislav Borenović National conservatism 2 0 Serb
Our Party
Naša stranka
Наша странка
NS Predrag Kojović Social liberalism 2 0 Multi-ethnic
Democratic People's Alliance
Демократски народни савез
Demokratski narodni savez
DNS Nenad Nešić Serbian nationalism
National conservatism
1 0 Serb
Party of Democratic Activity
Stranka demokratske aktivnosti
A-SDA Nermin Ogrešević Bosnian nationalism
Islamic democracy
National conservatism
1 0 Bosniak
Independent Bloc
Nezavisni Blok
NB Senad Šepić Bosnian nationalism
Centrism
Neoliberalism
1 0 Bosniak
Socialist Party
Социјалистичка партија
Socijalistička partija
SP Petar Đokić Social democracy
Democratic socialism
1 0 Serb

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ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Stojarová, Vera; Emerson, Peter (2013). Party Politics in the Western Balkans. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-23585-7.