Vučić Wins Serbian Presidential Elections

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has won the Serbian presidential elections.

According to the projections of the Serbian NGO Centre for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID), Vučić has won 55.7% of the votes. Former National Ombudsman Saša Janković won 15.6%, followed by comedian Ljubiša Preletačević “Beli,” whose real name is Luka Maksimović, with 9.6%, and candidate for President of the US General Assembly Vuk Jeremić with 5.7%. Leader of the right-wing nationalists Vojislav Šešelej won 4.5%.

CeSID’s projects were based on counting 93.3% of the votes, with turnout estimated at 53%.