Serbia

Aleksandar Vučić on course to be elected President today


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Serbia goes to the polls today to vote in their presidential election. The result is almost certainly to be decided in a first round with current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić on 53.3% in the opinion polls.

There are 6,724,949 registered electors who will be voting at 8,396 polling stations in the country from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time. 11,590 voters living abroad will be able to vote at 53 polling stations in diplomatic missions. Voting will also take place in Kosovo-Metohija at 90 polling stations for the 105,929 registered voters.

There are 11 candidates standing and the order they will appear on the ballot paper is as follows:

Saša Janković; Independent

Vuk Jeremić; Independent

Miroslav Parović; National Freedom Movement (NSP)

Saša Radulović; Enough is Enough (DJB

Luka Maksimović;

Aleksandar Vučić; Serbian Progressive Party (SNS)

Boško Obradović; Dveri

Vojislav Šešelj; Serbian Radical Party (SRS)

Aleksandar Popović; Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS)

Milan Stamatović; Independent

Nenad Čanak; League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina (LSV)

The most recent opinion poll has put Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić of the ruling centre-right Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) on 53.3% of the vote. His closest rival is Saša Janković, a former National Ombudsman, who is standing as an Independent and is on 15.1% of the vote. No other candidate gets above 10% in the opinion polls.

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