24.9% of the citizens would vote for the lists of SDSM in the local elections, and 22.8% for the lists of VMRO-DPMNE, shows the poll commissioned by Makfax in the agency Stratum R&D. SDSM and VMRO-DPMNE are followed by an Independent List with 12.9%, while 12% of the citizens will not go to the polls. 10% opted for DUI, 9.3% for the Alliance for Albanians and 1.7% for others. 42.6% consider ecology (clean air and parks) as urgent problems that need to be solved in the municipality. Then follow – opening new jobs with 40.3%, kindergartens and schools 37%, arranging parking lots 35.4%, as well as road infrastructure 33%. According to the poll, belonging to a political party will be a key voting criterion for candidates in local elections. Most of the citizens, 28.2% stated that belonging to a political party is crucial to whom they will vote. The second criterion was determined for professional achievements, i.e. 20.7%.