Social Democrats emerge from Senate elections as overall winners

Voting has ended in the second round of Senate elections. An estimated 28 percent of eligible voters turned out to elect 27 of the country’s 81 senators.

With all of the votes counted, the opposition Social Democrats have emerged as the biggest winners. Twenty-three Social Democrat Senators have been elected to the Senate, with the governing Civic Democrats winning in three constituencies and the Communist Party in one.

Author: Rosie Johnston