FSP survey shows people unhappy with CoL, education, economy
By Amila Jayasinghe
Results of a public opinion survey conducted by the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) in the seven districts where Provincial Council elections are being held, reveals that only 14.8% of the voters want the government to win.
The survey, which polled 24,618 voters, reveal that 22.6% believe the government should be defeated because of the increasing cost of living.
FSP Propaganda Secretary, Pubudu Jagoda, said they visited all seven districts in the Eastern, North-Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces where elections are being held, to get the public’s perception about the polls.
He said that 47.2% of the voters had said they did not vote for the government and that many believed that in order to defeat the government; they should go to the polling stations to spoil their votes.
He also said that 15.4% had said they should change the current governing system, and added, “The three main things the people regret about the government are the cost of living, education and the economic state of the country.”