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The vice president of the Independent Democratic Serb Party (SDSS),  Milorad Pupovac, and SDSS members Mile Horvat and Boris Milosevic, have won most votes of the Serb ethnic minority in Constituency no. 12 in which minorities are electing 8 members of the Croatian parliament.

The Hungarian ethnic minority will be represented by Robert Jankovics (52.95%), while Furio Radin was re-elected as MP with 72.84% of the votes.

Vladimir Bilek won a majority of votes of the Czech and Slovak  minority (84.3%).

The Albanian, Bosniak, Montenegrin, Slovenia and Macedonian minority will be represented by Ermina Lekaj Prljaskaj who received 25.57% of the votes.

Preliminary results of Sunday's early parliamentary election show that the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) won 61 seats in the 151-seat parliament, while its main rival, the People's Coalition led by the Social Democratic Party (SDP), captured 54 seats.

he third-placed Bridge party took 13 seats, the Only Option coalition led by the Human Shield won 8 seats, the Istrian Democratic Party (IDS) 3 seats, and the coalition led by the party of Zagreb mayor Milan Bandic took two seats.

The regional HDSSB party and the independent slate of Zeljko Glasnovic each won one seat.

The data was based on returns from 47 percent of polling stations. 

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