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The final results of the parliamentary elections have been published in Serbia.

The final results of the parliamentary elections have been published in Serbia.

The coalition around President Aleksandar Vucic’s ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SPP) receives 46.75% of the vote, according to the Republican Electoral Commission, after 100% of the votes have been counted, with complaints pending to confirm the final results.

On December 30, the REC decided to re-vote in eight polling stations due to complaints and technical problems in the December 17 parliamentary elections. The expression of will took place from 7.00 to 20.00, 5,352 people had the right to vote.

On Wednesday night, data appeared on the election commission’s special website based on the results of processing materials from 8,273 out of 8,273 polling stations.

The coalition “Aleksandar Vučić – Serbia dare not stop” is in the lead with 46.75% support. In second place are their main competitors, the pro-Western opposition bloc “Serbia against violence” with 23.66%. In third place is the Socialist Party of Serbia, which is part of the government coalition of First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and its partners, receiving 6.55%. The right-wing patriotic coalition “Dr. Milos Jovanovic – Hope for Serbia” with 5.02% of the votes and the bloc of the Eurosceptic pulmonologist “We, the voice of the people – Professor, Dr. Branimir Nestorovic”, which according to these data receives 4.69%, can also enter the Assembly. support. The entrance qualification for movements of national minorities is calculated according to a different formula; the Union of Hungarians of Vojvodina is guaranteed to enter the Assembly with 1.7%.

Meetings of the REC are expected, at which, within another 72 hours, the republican commission will consider complaints and approve the final results of the expression of will. The law allows 30 days for the delivery of mandates to deputies of the new convocation of the Assembly, after which a period of 90 days opens for the formation of a new government of Serbia with a four-year mandate.

The REC previously registered 18 blocs and parties. Over 2.8 thousand candidates competed for 250 seats in the unicameral parliament. To enter the Assembly, a political movement must overcome the barrier of 3% of the votes.