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Published: Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 4:30:02 AM
Updated: Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 4:30:58 AM

Serbia's centre-right Progressives win majority - pollster

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's centre-right Progressive Party (SNS) won around 50 percent of votes cast in a snap election on Sunday, pollster Cesid said based on a partial vote-count around an hour after polls closed.

The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Ivica Dacic were running second with around 15 percent, Cesid head Marko Blagojevic told a news conference. "In any case, they (SNS) will have an absolute majority in parliament," he said.

(Reporting by Ivana Sekularac; Writing by Matt Robinson)

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