The conservative Kitarovic, 51 years old, very active in foreign policy in his 5 years of mandate, seeks reappointment. The “woman of the people”, as he likes to call himself, will have to go to take the vows of sovranisti and the nationalists, who in the first round had awarded the singer-politician of the ultra-right, Miroslav Skoro, who came third in the first round, with 24.4% of the vote.
The former prime minister Milanovic, 53 years, which is not shone particularly during her tenure as the prime minister (2011-2016), which won the first round, especially by the voters of the large cities, asking for a possibility for the croats to “surprise them”, as said in the last elections. An election campaign, its, aimed primarily at young people serving as “president of modern Croatia”.
Although the role of the president of the Republic is more representative, the next mandate will be marked by important challenges. The most important function of the Head of State is the participation in the foreign policy of the Country, and from the first of January, in fact, Croatia has taken over the rotating presidency of the Council of the european Union. And in may, Zagreb will host the summit between the Eu and the Balkans: an opportunity to act as a credible intermediary in the process of european enlargement in the region.
But, above all, the presidential elections of today, will be a key test in view of the elections to renew the Parliament expected at the end of 2020.
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