Commission says Plenkovic's candidacy for HDZ leader valid

The central election commission of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party on Thursday confirmed the validity of Andrej Plenkovic's candidacy for HDZ leader, noting that it was submitted within the prescribed time frame and was supported with 36,989 signatures.

Plenkovic submitted signatures supporting his candidacy on Wednesday, announcing that he would present his programme on Friday.

Plenkovic is the sole candidate for HDZ leader and elections for the new president, after Tomislav Karamarko stepped down as party president recently, will be held on July 17.

Last update: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 13:48

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