According to the sociological monitoring, conducted by Information and Analysis Center (IAC) at the Presidential Administration of Belarus on November 16-19, the rating of the incumbent president Alexander Lukashenko has increased by 0.9 points. If an election were held tomorrow, the head of state would win 71.3% of votes.
Ratings of the alternative candidate, according to IAC, do not exceed 1%. 27% of people were unwilling or indecisive about the persons to vote for, BelTA informs.
According to the latest information, the current presidential elections, to be held on December 19, are planned to be attended by 92% of Belarusians. 4% of respondents haven’t still decided yet if they would go to the polls or not. Same number of respondents (4%) expressed their reluctance to participate in elections.
However, as Telegraf previously reported, according to a poll, conducted by the public institution «Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies (IISEPS) during the second half of October 2010, rating of the incumbent president was 44% in open question and 48.2 % in the closed one. Overall rating of opposition candidates in closed question was only 37.9%.