Early parliamentary elections in Serbia: The epilogue
The recent early parliamentary elections in Serbia brought victory to the ruling coalition, Serbia Is Winning, pivoting on the Serbian Progressive Party (SPP) with the support of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and President Tomislav Nicolić. The coalition won 48% of votes or 131 out of 250 seats in parliament, a result which could be seen as positive, if we disregard the fact that the SPP won 158 seats two years ago and still had to consolidate its positions. Moreover, the electorate returned the Serbian Radical Party with 8 percent of the vote. Together with the Dveri movement and the Democratic Party sharing a dim view of Serbia-EU rapprochement (an estimated 30 seats in parliament) this party could offer serious resistance to the ruling center right coalition.