Latest Poll: SDP Leading, HDZ Close Second
Less than two months before the elections, SDP’s lead is getting smaller.
Nova TV announced on Monday evening results of its poll conducted from 1 to 18 July on a sample of 974 citizens from across the country, reports dnevnik.hr on July 25, 2016.
SDP remains the leading party with 29.2 percent of support. It is closely followed by HDZ with 28.3 percent of support. MOST is in third place with 11.4 percent and has managed to stop the negative trend. Živi Zid has the support of 6.8 percent of respondents and is followed by Bandić Milan 365 Party with 4.1 percent, and HSS with 2.7 percent of support. HDSSB and IDS enjoy the support of 1.7 percent of respondents, followed by HNS with 1.3 percent and HSU with 1 percent.
The respondents were also asked to assess the performance of key state institution on a 1-5 scale. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović received an average score of 2.86. The government received an average of 2.17, while Parliament received a score of just 1.91.
When it comes to support for the activities of the government, only 26.7 percent of respondents said they generally approved of its work. As much as 63.4 percent of the respondents did not support the work of the government. The support for the President was much higher. The President’s activities are supported by 57.1 percent of respondents, while 36.1 percent do not approve.
Only 11.1 percent of respondents believe that Croatia is moving in the right direction, while 83 percent of respondents think that the country is on the wrong track.
The data reflect political events which took place in the second half of June and the first half of July. The poll asked voters for their opinion about individual parties while it is certain that many of them will take part in parliamentary elections in September as part of a coalition.IDS, HDZ, SDP, HSS, Most, Živi zid, elections, croatian elections, HNS, HSU, HDSSB, croatian elections poll