Vucic gaining more than 55% of the vote in the presidential election in Serbia
The former Ombudsman, Sasa Jankovic is in second with a score of 16.26%
BELGRADE, April 3. /Offset. TASS Pavel Bushuev/. The Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic won the presidential elections in Serbia in the first round with a score of 55,09% after treatment more than 90% of the ballots. This was announced by the Republican election Commission.
“After treatment 90,86% of the ballots leader Aleksandar Vucic with a score of 55.09%”, — stated in the message.
According to the electoral Commission, the former Ombudsman, Sasa Jankovic is in second with a score of 16.26%
In third place is the politician-parodist Luka Maksimovic with a score of 9.04%, followed by ex-foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic (5,33%) and the leader of the Serbian radical party Vojislav Seselj (4,47%).
Voter turnout was about 54,63%. As reported TASS the head of the Russian delegation of observers, member of the CEC of Russia Vasily Likhachev, the presidential elections in Serbia were held without disruption and in a relaxed mode.
The President of Serbia is elected for a term of five years and cannot hold this post more than two times. The head of the state is drained mainly representative functions, he represents the country in the international arena, the Parliament proposes the candidacy of Prime Minister, has the right to sign and veto laws, appoints and recalls ambassadors, grant pardons and presenting awards, is the Supreme commander of the armed forces.