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Serbia votes in general elections on Sunday

07:00 | broj komentara 0 | 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

Kosovo police raises security level in north

06:38 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Besim Hoti, the Regional Spokesman for the Kosovo Police Service (KPS), said Saturday that police had strengthened its presence in northern Kosovo because of the holding of the Serbian presidential and parliamentary elections there.

Voter turnout hits 6.6 percent by 9 a.m.

11:40 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

CeSID observers, who are in attendance at 1,000 polling stations, also measured the turnout in regions, and determined that by 9 a.m., 5.5 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot in Belgrade, 6.8 percent in central Serbia, and 7 percent in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

10.98 percent turnout by 10 am

15:37 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Dragan Vukmirovic, director of the state statistical office, said Sunday that voter turnout in Serbia before 10 am was 10.98 percent, one percent more than in the 2008 elections.

World media reporting on elections in Serbia

15:45 | broj komentara 0 | Radio Serbia

World media have reported on Sunday that Serbia’s presidential, parliamentarian and local elections have commenced emphasizing the fact that for the first time in the past twenty years, the campaign was dominated by economic issues.

Some polling places in Kosovo opened with delay

15:46 | broj komentara 0 | Radio Serbia

Some polling places in the region of Pristina, Kosovo, for the purpose of Serbia’s parliamentary and presidential elections, opened with a slightly over one hour delay since the OSCE convoy delivering the election material was late.

22 percent turnout by 12.00

15:48 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

22% is the voter turnout at the elections in Serbia by 12.00 p.m. In Vojvodina the voter turnout exceeds 22%, and in some areas reaches 33%.

CeSID: 32.1 percent turnout by 2 p.m.

15:51 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

 Voter turnout at the general election in Serbia was 32.1 percent by 2 p.m., which is 2.7 percent more than in the 2008 parliamentary election, the Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID) has announced.

RIK: Turnout 31.47 percent by 2 pm

16:56 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The state electoral commission (RIK) said Sunday that turnout at the polls by 2 pm was 31.47 percent of voters in Serbia without Kosovo and Metohija, which is somewhat more compared to 2008, when 28.51 percent of voters turned out in the same period.

Gaon: 17 percent voted by 2 p.m. in Kosovo

17:54 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Spokesperson for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Nikola Gaon has said that 17 percent of the registered voters in Kosovo cast their ballots in the Serbian parliamentary and presidential elections by 2 p.m. on Sunday.

High Representative Catherine Ashton on the elections in Serbia

18:19 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, issued the following statement today:

Three TV stations violate election silence

18:37 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

 Serbian Broadcasting Agency (RRA) Sunday ordered cable operators to stop broadcasting the first program of Croatian Radio Television, Sarajevo television OBN and Serbian television Koperenikus 3 - World Plus in Serbia due to violation of election silence.

CeSID: 44.1 percent voted by 5 p.m.

18:56 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The turnout at the general elections in Serbia by 5 p.m. on Sunday was 44.1 percent, which is 2 percent more than at the 2008 parliamentary elections, the Centre for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID) has announced.

Turnout 48.24 percent by 6 pm

20:13 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

According to a representative sample, turnout at the polls by 6 pm was 48.24 percent of voters in Serbia without Kosovo and Metohija, which is somewhat more compared to 2008, when 46.45 percent of voters turned out in the same period.

Voting finishes without incidents in Serbia

21:01 | broj komentara 0 | BIRN, NEWSNOW

After 13 hours, polling station closed their door at 8pm for voters to cast ballots in Serbia's presidential, general, provincial and local elections.

Polling places in Serbia closed at 8 PM, turnout 53.6% by 7 pm

21:49 | broj komentara 0 | Radio Serbia

At 8 PM, on Sunday, May 6, 8,390 polling places closed in Serbia where 6.770.013 citizens were able to exercise the right to vote for the future president of the country, members of the national and municipal assemblies.

Vucic: For now Nikolic 26 %, Tadic 25.5 %

23:05 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Tomislav Nikolic, presidential candidate of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), won 26 percent of the vote, while Boris Tadic's list 'For a Better Life' has 25.5 percent, the Serbian Progressive Party stated on Sunday evening the preliminary results of 24 percent of polling

Polling places in Partes and Strpce still open

23:23 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

OSCE spokesman in Kosovo Nikola Gaon stated that all poling places for the parliamentary and presidential elections organised by the international mission in Kosovo closed by 10 p.m., except at polling stations in Partes and Strpce.

RIK: Nikolic 25.47 pct, Tadic 23.65 pct

23:41 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Republic Electoral Commission (RIK) stated on Sunday evening that based on a sample of 7.87 percent of polling stations, Tomislav Nikolic, candidate of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), won 25.47 percent, while Boris Tadic, candidate of the Democratic Party, won 23.63

Vucic declares SNS win

23:42 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Aleksandar Vucic, vice president of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), stated on Sunday evening that the SNS has absolutely and definitively won the parliamentary elections.


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