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Lokalni izbori u Bosni i Hercegovini 2012.
Local elections in B&H in 2012

Author(s): Goran Marković
Subject(s): Government/Political systems, Electoral systems, Politics and society, Present Times (2010 - today)
Published by: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Beogradu
Keywords: Bosnia and Herzegovina; municipal elections; political parties; electoral abstention; electoral system;

Summary/Abstract: This paper analyzes local elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina – political actors who participated, campaign, electoral rules and electoral results. The author comes to the conclusion that in these elections the trend of high electoral abstention continued, caused by citizens’ dissatisfaction with political elites. Election results showed weakening of most of the political parties that so far have dominated the political process, especially those characterized by the autocratic methods of government, and which are considered the most responsible for the results of neoliberal policies.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 83-94
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bosnian