List of political parties in Croatia

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This article lists political parties in Croatia.

Croatia has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must collaborate in order to form coalition governments. Between January 1990, when political parties were legalized in Croatia, and March 2015, 264 political parties were registered, out of which 118 have since been struck from the register.[1]

Modern parties

Political parties with elected representation at the national level

Name Abbr. Ideology Leader Sabor
Croatian Democratic Union
Hrvatska demokratska zajednica
HDZ Right-wing, Christian democracy, national conservatism, liberal conservatism[2] Tomislav Karamarko 50
Social Democratic Party of Croatia
Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske
SDP Centre-left, social democracy, anti-fascism[3] Zoran Milanović 42
Bridge of Independent Lists
Most nezavisnih lista
Most Fiscal conservatism, Economic liberalism, Big tent Božo Petrov 15
Croatian People's Party-Liberal Democrats
Hrvatska narodna stranka - liberalni demokrati
HNS Liberalism, Economic liberalism [4][5] Ivan Vrdoljak 11
Croatian Labourists - Labour Party
Hrvatski laburisti - stranka rada
HL Labor rights Nansi Tireli 3
Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja
Hrvatski demokratski savez Slavonije i Baranje
HDSSB Slavonian regionalism, conservativism, right-wing populism Vladimir Šišljagić 2
Istrian Democratic Assembly
Istarski demokratski sabor
IDS Istrian regionalism, left-wing populism, anti-fascism, social liberalism Ivan Jakovčić 3
Croatian Party of Pensioners
Hrvatska stranka umirovljenika
HSU Single-issue politics (pensioner's rights) Silvano Hrelja 2
Independent Democratic Serb Party
Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka
SDSS Serb minority politics, social democracy, liberal democracy, anti-fascism Vojislav Stanimirović 2
Croatian Party of Rights dr. Ante Starčević
Hrvatska stranka prava dr. Ante Starčević
HSP AS National conservatism, right-wing populism Ivan Tepeš 3
Croatian Peasant Party
Hrvatska seljačka stranka
HSS Agrarianism, centrist, Green conservatism, social conservatism Krešo Beljak 1

Political parties previously with elected representation at a national level

Other parties

Historical parties

See also