Hope some of the representatives of the Belarusian opposition to boycott the upcoming December 19 presidential election is very slim. To such conclusion experts of the Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies / NISEPI /.
According to the results of a national survey conducted in October, it became clear that the presidential election necessarily or likely 73.2% would vote respondents. Only 13.9% probably or definitely will not participate in the voting. Thus, "it is clear that hopes for a boycott of the elections are without any basis in reality," — noted in NISEPI.
It is also unrealistic, according to a poll NISEPI can assume and hope the opposition to mass protests in case of election fraud. According to the study only 10.9% respondents stated their intention to take participation in the mass protests, to try to change the results, more 24.1% respondents answered: "I do not believe these results and will be very upset, but in mass protests will not participate. " A 40.5% respondents expressed this position, "I agree with the results, because they can not be changed. "
According to the survey, the campaign actualized interest Belarusians to politics. So 32.3% respondents today know, that V.Neklyaev (Which until recently was known only as a poet) is going to run on the current presidential elections (Lukashenko call 72.3%, A.Sannikava — 13.6%, J. Romanchuk — 6.2%).