Slovenian President Borut Pahor won his second five-year mandate in an election held on Sunday, an exit poll by the national TV Slovenia showed.

Pahor won 56.2 per cent of the vote, ahead of the mayor of the city of Kamnik, Marjan Sarec, with 22.5 percent. A total of nine candidates competed at the election. Preliminary results are expected around 1900 GMT.