FIRST ROUND OF ELECTIONS

DECEMBER 28 2009 12:20h

Josipovic won in most of the larger cities

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Josipović got the highest number of votes in Zagreb (34.57 percent)where he is followed by Bandic (15.64 percent).

SDP’s candidate, Ivo Josipovic, won the majority of votes in the first round of Croatia’s presidential elections. He got the votes in all the major Croatian cities except for Gospic where HDZ’s candidate Andrija Hebrang took the victory.

According to current official figures the largest number of votes went to Josipović (32.42 percent) and independent candidate Milan Bandic (14.83 percent). The two of them will enter the second round of elections scheduled for January 10.

Josipovic won the majority of votes in Zagreb, 34.57 percent, while the Mayor of Zagreb won 15.64 percent. The third is an independent candidate Nadan Vidosevic who got 12.11 percent.

In the second largest city in Croatia, Split, Josipović won 34.96 percent of votes and Andrija Hebrang 12.39 percent. The third is an independent candidate Dragan Primorac (9.75 percent), the fourth is Vesna Pusic (9.32 percent), Vidosevic was fifth (9.23 percent) and Bandic sixth (8.52 percent).

Josipovic leads in Rijeka (41.36 percent of votes), he is followed by Vidosevic (12.78 percent), Vesna Pusic was third (12.62 percent), Hebrang is fourth (7.84), and Bandic fifth (6.34 percent).

Siniša Bužan-.--.-In Pula, Josipovic raced against IDS member, Damir Kain  

In Osijek, Josipovic is first once again (35.36 percent), he is followed by Vidosevic (16.43 percent) and Bandic (13.53 percent).

In a Zadar, Josipovic got 32.97 percent of votes, the second is Vidosevic with 17.23 percent, and the third is Hebrang with 13.69 percent.

Josipovic won by 33.41 percent in Slavonski Brod, the second is Bandic with 21.81 percent and 10.95 percent of votes were for Hebrang.

A third of voters in Velika Gorica chose Josipovic (33.55 percent), followed by Bandic (15.58 percent) and Vidosevic (12.34 percent).

In Pula, Josipovic won the 34.77 percent of votes, IDS member Damir Kain won 28.55 percent, while Vesna Pusic was the third with 10.01 percent.

In Varazdin Josipović won the amazing 45.71 percent of votes

Josipovic is in lead in Sisak (34.57 percent), he is followed by Bandic (15.77) and Vidošević (12.87 percent); while in Sibenik Josipovic, who got 31.23 percent is followed by Hebrang (17 percent), who won over Vidosevic by 0.23 per cent.

In Dubrovnik, the SDP's presidential candidate won by 34.62 percent, he is followed by Vidošević with 17.02 percent, and Hebrang with 13.10 percent.

In Varazdin, Josipović won the amazing 45.71 percent of votes, the second is Vesna Pusic with 14.46 percent, and the third is Vidošević with 13.12 per cent.

Josipovic also led in Bjelovar (by 37.45 percent) and he was followed by Vidosevic and Bandic.

The two candidates who entered the second round of elections won the first two places in Vukovar - Josipović with 32.35 percent and Bandic with 20.16 percent. Hebrang was the third with 15.92 percent of the votes.

-.-Martina Horvat-.-In Gospic, Hebrang won with 40.12 percent of the votes

30.65 percent of voters in Vinkovci chose Josipovic, 16.75 percent chose Hebrang and 15.14 per cent of votes went to Bandic.

In Koprivnica, Josipovic won with almost half the votes (47.81 percent), he was followed by Vidosevic (13.44 percent) and Vesna Pusic (8.32 percent), while in Pozega SDP’s candidate won 39.74 percent of votes against Bandic who got 14.92 percent.

Josipovic achieved the best results in Cakovec where he won 53.25 percent of the votes. Behind him was Vesna Pusic (with 10.56 percent) and Vidosevic (9 percent).

In Virovitica Josipovic was also first (38.62 percent), Hebrang was second (16.47 percent), and the third was Vidosevic (13.05 percent).

Gospic is the only county where Josipovic did not win. The majority of votes, that is 40.12 percent of them, were for Andrija Hebrang, Josipovic was second with 17.09 percent, while the third was Bandic with 11.98 percent.