The difference in the ratings between the two major political parties in Macedonia, VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM is 4.2% in favour of the ruling party’s, showed the results of the latest poll conducted by the agency “Faktor Plus Adria” which were published yesterday.

The poll was conducted from October 19 –October 26 and on 1082 respondents.

According to their research, VMRO-DPMNE has 28.1% support of the voters, while SDSM has 23.9%.
In third place, according to the survey, is the Coalition for Change and Justice (which is made up of the Democratic Union, FRODEM, DEMOS and MORO Workers Party) with 9.1% support. DUI, then followed with 6.7% support from the respondents and DPA with 4.7%.

“Faktor Plus Adria” also found that 22.1% of the respondents were still undecided.

When respondents were asked whether they would vote on December 11th, 64% gave a positive answer, while 12% of the respondents said they would not vote in the upcoming election. 15% are still undecided, while 9% refused to answer.

According to the poll, 54% of respondents believe that in the last three years corruption has increased in Macedonia.

In terms of the overall situation in society, 71% of respondents said they felt worried and fearful and 77% believed that the country’s situation could only improve if Macedonia were to gain membership to the European Union.

According to a previous survey conducted by the same agency which was released in late February of this year, VMRO-DPMNE had an advantage of 4.3% over the SDSM. At the time, 28.9% of respondents were in favour of VMRO-DPMNE while 24.6% were for SDSM, 10% for DUI, 4.4% for DPA, and 26.9% were undecided.