CRTA: 41% would vote for Serbia Against Violence coalition, 49% for ruling parties

NEWS 17.10.202309:23
Fonet/Aleksandar Levajković

The coalition comprising parties rallied around the Serbia Against Violence protests would be supported by 41 percent of voters, while 49 percent would back the coalition led by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, show the results of an opinion poll by the Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability (CRTA).

Ten percent of respondents said that, in the upcoming elections, they would support the right opposition bloc – the Dveri Movement, the Oathkeepers, the New Democratic Party of Serbia and the Movement for the Restoration of the Kingdom of Serbia, said CRTA.

According to the poll results, 47 percent of respondents believe that Serbia is going in the wrong direction, while 38 percent feel that the country is on the right path. Respondents said the biggest problems in the country are the economic situation, poor living standard, price increases, inflation.

The economic situation was cited as one of the problems by 39 percent of respondents, while 29 percent said this was the biggest problem that Serbia faces at present day.

According to 23 percent of the polled Kosovo is the country’s biggest problem, while it should be noted that the opinion poll was conducted in the days of the security crisis in the north of Kosovo, said CRTA.

Almost every other respondent said the government has failed to fulfill most of the promises given prior to the last elections, while 36 percent of respondents said they believe that most of what had been promised has been fulfilled.

The telephone poll was conducted on a random sample of 1,544 respondents in Serbia, and 806 respondents in Belgrade, between September 23 and October 5.