Exit polls: Two major blocs neck and neck in Croatia's early parl. election

According to exit polls, the Social Democratic Party (SDP)-led People's Coalition has won 58 seats in the 151-seat parliament and the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) 57 seats in Sunday's early parliamentary election.

The Bridge party has won 11 seats, according to the exit polls.

The exit polls show that this was a cliffhanger election.

The coalition led by Human Shield Party has mustered 7, and the Istrian Democratic Party four seats.

The party led by Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic has two seats and the regional HDSSB one seat.

Some 3.8 million Croatians in the country and abroad were eligible to vote in the election for the 9th legislature.

In depth coverage

Live blog: Croatian parliamentary election 2016

The State Electoral Commission (DIP) on Monday released complete results of Sunday's early parliamentary election, confirming the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) as the relative election winner.

Read more
Last update: Mon, 12/09/2016 - 21:22
Last update: Sun, 11/09/2016 - 19:12

More from Croatia

Plenkovic underlines OECD's importance for Croatia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who on Thursday started his visit to Davos, where the World Economic Forum...

Croatian, Slovenian ministers believe agreement on Cimos to be reached soon

Croatian State Property Management Minister Goran Maric and Slovenian Economy and Technology Minister Zdravko...

Croatian, Serbian ministers of interior discuss migrants

Croatian Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic said on Thursday that he had agreed with his Serbian counterpart Nebojsa...

Research shows Croatians generally happy people

The Institute of Social Science "Ivo Pilar" on Thursday held a news conference to present the preliminary results of...

Szijjarto says Hungary must be reimbursed for money invested in INA

The Croatian government must reach an agreement with the Hungarian energy group MOL on a buyout of its stake in...