BELGRADE, Serbia

Croatian voters will head to the polls on Sunday in a presidential election which will shape the country for the next five years.

A total of 11 candidates, four of which are independent, will compete for the country’s top office.

Recent polls show a three-man race between President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic and musician-turned-politician Miroslav Skoro.

The race is exceptionally tight and the first round of voting Sunday could be more important than the second.

If Skoro manages to finish in the top two and makes it to a run-off Jan. 5, polling suggests he

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