Serbian presidential election 2017

Serbia's Vucic set to switch offices, but retain levers of power

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is set to sidestep from the office of prime minister to the largely ceremonial post of president. But that doesn't mean he is letting go of power.

Serbian politics blindsided as white jester grabs nation's attention

He mocks everything, including himself. He is not even real. Yet Ljubisa Preletacevic Beli is the runner-up in popularity polls ahead of Serbia's April 2 presidential elections.

Vucic has best chance by far to win Serbia's presidential eleciton - survey

Aleksandar Vucic still enjoys the highest chances of success in a 2 April presidential election and 53% of those polled in a survey conducted by the Ipsos strategic marketing pollster seem to be in favour of Vucic's victory.

A jester with a serious agenda jumps into Serbian presidential race

No joke: A man who dresses head to toe in white and who is fed up with Serbia's political scene says he will try to "move the masses" with his candidacy for president.

Seven contestants vie for presidency in Serbia

A total of seven candidacies for Serbia's presidential election, set for April 2, were accepted until the midnight Sunday when the deadline for applications expired.

DSHV doesn't support any specific candidate in Serbia's presidential vote

The Council of the Democratic Alliance of the Vojvodina Croats (DSHV) on Tuesday evening did not support any of the candidates to run in coming presidential elections in Serbia but suggested that local Croats should vote for a pro-democratic candidate with positive policies regarding the rights of the Croat ethnic minority.

Serbia to hold presidential election on April 2 - media

Serbia will hold a presidential election on April 2, and the vote will be formally called by Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic on March 2, media in Belgrade said on Tuesday.

Serbian President pulls out of presidential race

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Monday decided not to rerun for the presidency and he and his former party colleague Aleksandar Vucic, who is the incumbent Prime Minister, patched up their conflict, according to local media.

Vucic without comment on Nikolic's decision to rerun for presidency

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic's announcement that he would run again for presidency elicited numerous reactions on the Serbian political scene on Thursday, but Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, whom the leadership of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) on Tuesday nominated as a presidential candidate, refused to comment on Nikolic's decision.

Serbia's Nikolic to rerun for presidency --media

Serbia's current head of state Tomislav Nikolic will rerun for the presidency, according to the Russian web portal "Sputnik".

Jeremic: Vucic's candidacy for president "total personalisation of authorities"

A former Serbian Foreign Minister and candidate for the country's President, Vuk Jeremic, said on Wednesday that the presidential candidacy of the current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic "represents an accelerated and total personalisation of the authorities and the state".

Aleksandar Vucic to run in Serbia's presidential election

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will be the ruling Serbian Progressive Party's (SNS) candidate in the country's presidential election, scheduled for April.

EU commissioner Hahn concerned about presidential election in Serbia

European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn has expressed concern over the coming presidential election in Serbia in 2017 and the possible strengthening of nationalism.