Who is the president of the Republic of Croatia?
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What does the Croatian Constitution say about the Presidential Standard?
The Constitution of Croatia defines the appearance and use of the presidential standard, which is flown on the buildings of the Office of the President, the residence of the president, any vehicles in use by the president, and in other ceremonial occasions.
Who won the Croatian presidential election 2018?
Zoran Milanović won a plurality of 29.55% of the vote, ahead of Grabar-Kitarović, who received 26.65% of the vote, while Miroslav Škoro attracted the support of 24.45% of voters. Therefore, this election marked the first time in Croatian history that the incumbent president did not receive the highest number of votes in the first round.
What type of government does Croatia have?
The president is the holder of the highest office in Croatia. However, the president is not the head of the executive branch (non executive president) as Croatia has a parliamentary system in which the holder of the post of prime minister is the most powerful person within the countrys constitutional framework and everyday politics.
When is the next presidential election in Croatia?
Presidential elections were held in Croatia on 22 December 2019. As no candidate received a majority of all votes (including blank, invalid and uncast ballots), a second round took place on 5 January 2020 between the two candidates with the highest number of votes in the first round.
Who won the 2005 Croatian presidential election?
The runoff election (the first in a modern Croatian presidential election) was held on 7 February; Mesić won, picking up 56.9 percent of the vote. Voter turnout was 63.0 percent in the first round, and 60.9 percent in the runoff. The first round of the fourth presidential election was held on 2 January 2005.
Why did Croatia’s right-wing Govt win parliamentary elections?
Croatia’s rightwing governing party has won the country’s parliamentary elections, amid controversy over a political intervention in the campaign by European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen.
What are the requirements for holding an election in Croatia?
The Constitution of Croatia requires that a presidential election be held no sooner than 60 days and no later than 30 days before the expiration of the incumbent presidents term. An absolute majority (50% + 1 vote) of all votes cast (including invalid, blank and uncast ballots) is required to win in the first round.