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Serbia’s latest election is entirely unnecessary

Bieber, Florian (2016) Serbia’s latest election is entirely unnecessary. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jan 2016). Website.

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On 17 January, Serbia’s Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić, called for early elections to be held in April, despite the country’s next election not being due until 2018. Florian Bieber assesses why new elections have been called. He argues that while the elections may allow Vučić to secure a larger parliamentary majority, there were also some broader strategic calculations and systemic reasons behind the decision.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 16:20
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 23:22

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