Slovenia elects Natasa Pirc Musar as first female president


Slovenia: Natasa Pirc Musar, a lawyer of US’s former first lady Melania Trump, is set to become Slovenia’s first female president after defeating the country’s former Foreign Minister, Anze Loger – an ally of former Prime Minister Janez Jnza.

Musar defeated Loger in a runoff vote on Sunday by securing 54 per cent of the vote, which was eight per cent more votes received by the latter.

According to the country’s election commission, out of 49.9 per cent of people who had voted in the election – 54 per cent voted for Musar, while 46% voted for Loger.

The 54-year-old leader, who ran independently, was backed by Slovenia’s centre-left government.

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