Hvar Mayoral Elections

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The Hvar Mayoral elections are coming up on March 8th, and the candidates are presenting their credentials.

The very active local group 'Lista za Ponos Mista' ('The Party for Pride in Our Place'), whose Council members have already achieved a lot of positive effects in local politics, has prepared a comprehensive programme for its Mayoral candidate Nada Jeličić and her deputy Katija Zaninović. The programme will be presented publicly on Sunday March 1st in the Hvar Loggia.

The HDZ (Croatian Democratic Union) is holding a meeting to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Hvar combined with a pre-election meeting on Saturday 28th February, also in the Loggia. The HDZ candidate for Mayor in Jurica Miličić, deputy Irena Bibić.

There are four mayoral candidates in all. Former Mayor Rino Budrović of the SDP (Social Democratic Party) is standing again, despite the fact that it was the refusal of the Council to accept his budget that forced him to stand down and triggered this early election. His deputy is Ivana Tudor. Frane Žuvela, owner of the popular Marinero restaurant and a highly successful Agroturizam business, is standing as an independent candidate, with Katica Vučetić, owner of the Sidro cafe-bar on Hvar's waterfront (which is prized for its good coffee and star-rated cocktails), as his deputy.

 

 

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