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The election of losers

Bieber, Florian (2020) The election of losers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (25 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

On 21 June, Serbia held parliamentary elections. The elections, which were boycotted by many opposition parties, saw the Serbian Progressive Party, led by Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vučić, win a clear majority. Florian Bieber writes that while Vučić’s victory appears absolute, he must also rank as one of the key losers from the contest: a parliament without an opposition cannot serve as a fig leaf to legitimise the supposedly democratic rule of the President.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 09:12
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105411

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