Albania’s ruling Socialists set to win election – exit poll

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TIRANA (Reuters) -Albania’s ruling Socialist Party looked set to win Sunday’s national election and secure a third term for Prime Minister Edi Rama, an exit poll showed. 

According to Top Channel TV’s exit poll Rama’s Socialists were set to win 46.9% of the vote. That would give the Socialists a slight majority of 71 seats in the 140-seat parliament. 

The Democratic Party, led by Lulzim Basha, were set to win 43.5% of the vote while another smaller opposition party, the Socialist Integration Movement, was forecast to come third with 6.9% of the vote.

Official results are not expected before Monday. 

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