According to exit polls just aired on HRT, Milan
Bandić (Milan Bandic) and his SDP-dominated coalition has won absolute majority
in Zagreb. They
were followed by HDZ and HNS, with two independent lists – one led by Tatjana Holjevac,
another by Boris Mikšić (Boris Miksic), with latter not being secure to enter
In Rijeka there wasn’t any surprise – SDP and its coalition comfortably won their
Most interesting result is in
In City of Split,
SDP and its allies won around 30 %, but the biggest winner is Split
Entrepreneurs list with 15 %. If those polls are correct, HDZ with its 20 %
will have difficulty creating a government.
However, the real story of the elections will be known when the results from rural areas – with bigger turnouts and more HDZ-friendly electorates, start trickling in.
Ljubo Urlić (Ljubo Urlic), No.1 candidate on SDP list has
just gave statement to Nova TV, describing himself as future mayor of
According to updated exit polls, there is only significant change – independent list of Slobodan Beroš (Slobodan Beros), former mayor of Split recently ejected from SDP – has secured 6 % and it is going to enter City Council.
Most analysts in HRT studio expect Željko Jerkov to be
kingmaker in Split and grand coalition between Glavaš
and former LS mayor Zlatko Kramarić (Zlatko Kramaric) to emerge in