Plenković Re-Elected HDZ President

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ZAGREB, March 16, 2020 – The current leader of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), Andrej Plenković, was on Sunday re-elected president of this ruling party, according to first incomplete results.

Plenković mustered 80% of the vote and his counter-candidate Miro Kovac won 20%.

Tomo Medved, the war veterans’ affairs minister in the Plenković cabinet, was elected deputy president, with 73% of the vote. His rival, Ivan Penava, the mayor of the City of Vukovar, won 27% of the vote.

The four candidates from Plenković’s team for the four vice-presidents — Oleg Butković, Ivan Anušić, Branko Bačić and Zdravka Bušić — were the winners in these intra-party elections.

According to the reports after the ballots were counted at 206 polling stations out of 586 set up in the HDZ branches, the four candidates for the vice-presidents in Kovač’s team won below 10%: Davor Ivo Stier seemed to fare best among them with 9%.

According to unofficial reports, Kovac has already congratulated Plenković on the victory.

More HDZ news can be found in the Politics section.


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