Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The three members of the Presidency (one Bosniak, one Croat, one Serb) are elected by popular vote for a four-year term. They are eligible to serve a second term but then ineligible for four years. The chairmanship rotates every eight months and resumes where it left off following each general election.

There is a bicameral Parliamentary Assembly which consists of the national House of Representatives with 42 seats elected by proportional representation, 28 seats allocated from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and 14 seats from the Republika Srpska. The members are elected to serve for four years. Also the House of Peoples with 15 seats consisting of 5 Bosnian, 5 Croat and 5 Serb. Again they serve for four years.

The Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2016 places Bosnia and Herzegovina at joint 83rd out of 176 countries with a CPI 2016 score of 39 (where 100 is least corrupt).