"A conservative populist became Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the centre-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member."

"Grabar-Kitarovic, a former foreign minister, ambassador to Washington and an ex-assistant to the NATO secretary general, said earlier Sunday she felt 'very confident' of a victory because 'people will vote for a change.'"

From +CBC News: http://ow.ly/H8V8t

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic elected president of Croatia
A conservative populist became Croatia’s first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union’s newest member.

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