Croatia

Electoral system*: Proportional representation

Threshold*: 5%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Legislated quota (40%)

Percentage of women candidates*: 39,7%

Percentage of women elected*: 12,6%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30** : 2,6%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 52,6%

(Parliamentary Elections, 11 September 2016)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe report:

Ad hoc Committee to observe the presidential elections in Croatia (24 January and 7 February 2000) (Doc. 8658)


VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Croatia


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018