Incumbent president leads in Slovenia presidential election-partial result
November 12, 2017 | 10:13 PM
by Reuters
Current President and presidential candidate Borut Pahor casts his ballot at a polling station during the second round of the presidential election in Sempeter pri Novi Gorici, Slovenia November 12, 2017. Photo - Reuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

Ljubljana: Slovenian President Borut Pahor was in a tight lead in a presidential runoff after 5.1 per cent of votes counted, the election commission said shortly after the polls closed on Sunday.

Pahor, who is running for his second five-year mandate, won about 53 per cent of the vote while his opponent, the mayor of the city of Kamnik Marjan Sarec, got 47 per cent.

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