This Sunday were held elections for the European Parliament. At an increased electoral roll, voters could find up to 33 party, coalition and independent lists with as many as 396 candidates for the mandate of the euro parliamentarian. In these elections, twelve representatives have been elected to the third party for the European Parliament in our country, although one of those, with the smallest number of votes, will only be activated in Brussels and Strasbourg after Brexit, or the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.
In these elections, eight candidate lists more than in the previous elections, were offered to voters. According to the data of the State Election Commission, out of a total of 3,696,907 voters voted (according to ballots) 1,103,551 voters, or 29.8%. The number of valid ballots was 1.073.954 and 97.32% respectively. The number of invalid ballots was 29.597 or 2.68%.
HDZ won 4, SDP 4, Sovereigns 1, Living Wall 1, Amsterdam Coalition 1 and Mislav Kolakušić's list 1 mandate. In the European Parliament will go:
- Karlo Ressler, Dubravka Šuica, Tomislav Sokol, Željana Zovko (HDZ);
- Biljana Borzan, Tonino Picula, Predrag Fred Matić, Romana Jerkovic (SDP);
- Ruža Tomašić (Croatian Sovereigns);
- Mislav Kolakušić (Mislav Kolakušić's independent list);
- Living Wall (Ivan Vilibor Sinčić) and
- Valter Flego (Amsterdam coalition).
The first county per going to the election was Karlovac County.