The veteran center-right politician Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won Portugal's presidential elections with 52 percent of the vote. Independent leftist Antonio Sampaio da Novoa came in second.
Voting has begun in the second round of Slovenia's presidential election. Social media-savvy President Borut Pahor is looking to secure a second term against former actor and current Kamnik mayor, Marjan Sarec.
Portugal's presidential election could go to a runoff vote, according to an exit poll. Veteran center-right politician Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa looks set to narrowly miss the 50 percent needed for immediate election.
Law professor and TV pundit Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won the Portuguese presidency with 52 percent of the vote. The ballot has been closely watched by Brussels over concerns about Lisbon's handling of bailout rules.
A Portuguese TV pundit is leading the polls, with some expecting him to break the 50-percent threshold to claim victory in the first round. While the presidency is largely ceremonial, it also holds make-or-break powers.
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