HDZ wins 66 seats after nearly 95% of polling stations processed



Croatian Prime Minister and leader of the Croatian Democratic Union party (HDZ) Andrej Plenkovic (C) celebrates with party members after declaring the victory on parliamentary elections at the garden of the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, on July 5. 2020. (Photo by Damir SENCAR / AFP)

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) has scored a convincing victory in Sunday's parliamentary election, winning 66 seats, while the Social Democratic Party-led Restart Coalition has won 41, the State Election Commission said in the early hours of Monday after processing 94.90% of polling stations.

The Homeland Movement has won 16 seats, the Bridge party eight and the green-left coalition led by the We Can! platform seven.

The coalition of the Party with a First and Last Name, Pametno and Fokus has won three seats, while the Croatian People's Party (HNS) and Reformists have each won one.

These results comprise the votes of 46.62% of the electorate.