April 3, 2017 / 2:35 AM / 8 months ago

Serbian PM Vucic wins presidential election - projection

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won Serbia’s presidential election on Sunday in a landslide with 58 percent of votes, according to a result projection by the Ipsos polling group.

Serbian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic celebrates his win in presidential election at his headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia, April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Opposition candidate Sasa Jankovic came second with 14 percent, Ipsos said based on 40 percent of votes counted from a sample of polling stations.

Writing by Matt Robinson

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