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Vucic elected Serbia’s new president in first round


SNS leader and Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic has declared his victory in the presidential elections held in Serbia on Sunday, April 2.

The Republic Electoral Commission (RIK) announced on Monday that based on 92 percent of electoral material, Vucic won 55.1 percent of the vote – i.e., 1,845,736 votes.

He is followed by Sasa Jankovic (16.27 percent – 545,039 votes), Luka Maksimovic (9.44 – 316,068), Vuk Jeremic (5.64 – 189,052), and Vojislav Seselj (4.47 – 149,578).

Bosko Obradovic received 2.3 percent (76,918 votes), Sasa Radulovic 1.41 percent (47,325), Milan Stamatovic 1.2 percent (40,345), Nenad Canak 1.14 percent (38,244), Aleksandar Popovic 1.04 percent (34,987), while Miroslav Parovic placed last (0.32 percent – 10,651 votes).

The turnout was 54.6 percent of all registered voters.

Late on Sunday, CeSID and Ipsos pollsters announced that the ruling coalition’s candidate had won over 50 percent of all cast ballots.

CeSID said that based on a sample of 93.3 pct of cast votes, Vucic won 55.7 percent.

Based on the same sample, Sasa Jankovic won 15.6 percent, while Luka Maksimovic received 9.6 percent of the vote.

They are followed Vuk Jeremic (5.7 percent), Vojislav Seselj (4.5), Bosko Obradovic (2.2), Sasa Radulovic (1.3), Milan Stamatovic (1.1), Nenad Canak (1.1), Aleksandar Popovic (1.1), Miroslav Parovic (0.3).

The agency estimated the turnout at around 53 percent.

CeSID said that these results can now only change by one to two percent, without changing the result – Vucic has become Serbia’s president in the first round of voting.

Source: B92


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