Serbia votes in general elections on Sunday
06. May 2012. | 07:00
Source: Emg.rs, Tanjug
The Serbian people will vote on Sunday, May 6, to elect the new president and national, provincial and local parliaments.The total number of polling stations in Serbia and abroad is 8,390 and 7,026,579 voters will be able to use them.Elections will be held in Kosovo as well, at 90 polling stations, with those votes being counted in Raska and Vranje (southern Serbia). The polling stations in Serbia will open at 7 a.m. CET and close at 8 p.m. CET. The election silence will end with the opening of the polls.
The Serbian people will vote on Sunday, May 6, to elect the new president and national, provincial and local parliaments.
There will be 18 candidate lists for the parliamentary election and 12 candidates for president.
When it comes to the presidential election, citizens will be able to vote for Zoran Stankovic (United Regions of Serbia), Vladan Glisic (Dveri), Boris Tadic (Choice for a Better Life), Vojislav Kostunica (Democratic Party of Serbia), Zoran Dragisic (Movement of Workers and Peasants), Jadranka Seselj (Serbian Radical Party), Muamer Zukorlic (Group of Citizens), Danica Grujicic (Social Democratic Alliance), Ivica Dacic (Socialist Party of Serbia-Party of United Pensioners of Serbia-United Serbia), Cedomir Jovanovic (U-Turn), Istvan Pastor (Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians) and Tomislav Nikolic (Let's Get Serbia Moving).
Regarding the parliamentary election, voters will choose from 18 candidate lists.
The 1st one on the ballot will be the list Choice for a Better Life, the 2nd the Serbian Radical Party, the 3rd the United Regions of Serbia - Mladjan Dinkic, the 4th the U-turn coalition led by the Liberal Democratic Party, the 5th the coalition Let's Get Serbia Moving led by the Serbian Progressive Party and the 6th the Democratic Party of Serbia.
The list of the coalition between the Socialist Party of Serbia, Party of United Pensioners of Serbia and United Serbia will be the 7th on the ballot. Dveri for a Better Life will be the 8th, followed by the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians. The Reform Party - Milan Visnjic will be the 10th and Sulejman Ugljanin's Sandzak Party of Democratic Action will be the 11th.
The Movement of Workers and Peasants will be the 12th option on the ballot, the Social Democratic Alliance - Nebojsa Lekovic the 13th and the coalition All Together: BDZ, GSM, DZH, DZVM - Emir Elfic will be the 14th.
The Coalition of Albanians of the Presevo Valley will be listed 15th on the ballot, the Montenegrin Party the 16th, the Communist Party -Josip Broz the 17, while the final option will be reserved for the party None of the Above.
The polls for the parliament of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina will be opened on the same day. There are 120 seats in that parliament and 14 candidate lists will be running for them.
There will be 16 lists for the 110 seats in the Belgrade City Assembly.
A total of 7,061,712 ballots have been printed for the presidential and parliamentary elections, with 35,133 spares.
The total number of polling stations in Serbia and abroad is 8,390 and 7,026,579 voters will be able to use them.
Elections will be held in Kosovo as well, at 90 polling stations, with those votes being counted in Raska and Vranje (southern Serbia).
There will also be 29 polling stations in correctional facilities throughout Serbia.
There will be 38 polling stations in 22 countries for voters who live abroad, which is half the number from 2008.
Voters in Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Italy, Southafrican Republic, Cyprus, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovenia, France, Holland, Croatia, Montenegro, the Czech Republic and Switzerland will vote from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time on May 6.
Voters in the UK, Canada and the U.S. will vote from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time on May 5.
The polling stations in Serbia will open at 7 a.m. CET and close at 8 p.m. CET. The election silence will end with the opening of the polls.