In the presidential election in Slovenia, according to results based on 90 percent of the votes counted, current President Borut Pahor has won 47.20 percent of the votes, which is why he will go to the second round with Kamnik Mayor, Marjan Sarek, who won 24.91 percent of the votes.
According to STA, the turnout was 42.02 percent.
- We were ready for this outcome from the start. I think I will win, but I will have to work hard until the end - said Pahor in his first statement when he reached the headquarters of his campaign in Ljubljana.
He said that, in the current circumstances when the trust in the politicians is very low, he got "very encouraging result".
According to him, he will focus to show the voters that he is the best man for the president and he expressed hope that the campaign will focus on the future in the second round.
The second round of elections will be held on 12th November.