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A member of the Human Shield party, Vladimira Palfi, on Sunday said that the "Only Option" coalition led by her party was satisfied with the preliminary results of the early election which shows that the coalition gained seven seats in parliament.

Palfi added that they had expected a good result because the party's leader Ivan Vilibor Sincic had done a great job in the previous parliament.

"I hope the results will remain like that. In the last election we had a negative experience when exit polls showed that we could win two to three seats yet in the end we only won one seat with 100,000 votes," Palfi said. 

"We will wait for the official results and then sit down and see what to do next," she said.

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