Parliamentary elections in Croatia: HDZ expected to be the strongest force

In the parliamentary election in Croatia, a victory of the conservative HDZ is. The party of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic was able to secure on Sunday, accor

Parliamentary elections in Croatia: HDZ expected to be the strongest force

In the parliamentary election in Croatia, a victory of the conservative HDZ is. The party of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic was able to secure on Sunday, according to a post-election survey by the Institute Ipsos 61 of 151 seats (around 40 percent) in the Parliament. The opposition Alliance of social Democrats, Davor Bernardic repeated, therefore, the 44 mandates (approximately 29 percent). The new nationalist party of the musician Miroslav Skoro can be expected according to the forecast, with 16 seats in Parliament.

The election took place in the midst of the Corona pandemic. A total of 3.8 million people were called to vote. The voters should take because of a possible Corona-Contagion masks and their own pens to the voting bring. In addition, officials of home visits made to the ballot of 500 people to pick up – about ten percent among them, isolation was in Itself. Corona-Infected were the other choice-the power of attorney issue.

incumbent Plenkovic had hoped for upswing in the polls due to the relatively mild course of the Corona pandemic in the Adriatic state. The number of those infected with the novel Coronavirus had increased in recent times, however.

The tourism-dependent country in a severe recession is imminent because of the crisis. So far, more than a hundred people to the consequences of a Corona-infection died in Croatia, according to official figures. A total of more than 3000 cases of infection were reported.

Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 20:19

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