Upset in Celje as long-serving incumbent voted out

Celje, 4 December - After serving as Celje mayor for 24 years Bojan Šrot was voted out in an upset run-off election in Slovenia's fourth largest city on Sunday as voters opted for Matija Kovač, a man half his age.

Celje
Matija Kovač (left) defeats long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot in an upset outcome of the mayoral run-off in Celje.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
New Celje mayor Matija Kovač receiving congratulations after defeating the town's long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
Matija Kovač (left) defeats long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot in an upset outcome of the mayoral run-off in Celje.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
Matija Kovač (left) defeats long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot in an upset outcome of the mayoral run-off in Celje.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Celje
Matija Kovač (pictured) defeats long-serving mayor Bojan Šrot in an upset outcome of the mayoral run-off in Celje.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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