23 May 2024
More than 60 percent of respondents in an opinion poll are not confident that the upcoming election will produce good members of the parliament while 73.6 percent want politicians who are concerned about the well-being of the people to get elected and form the next government.

The poll was conducted by Super Poll Research Institute during September 25-29 among 1,163 people representing different occupations across the country.

The survey shows that 74.9 percent of the respondents admit that they have not closely followed political developments although 61.5 percent of them are not confident that they will have good MPs after the election against 38.5 percent who are confident.

73.6 percent describe good politicians as those who are concerned with the well-being of the people and want them to get elected and to form the government.
The poll also shows the following results:
71.5 percent have trust in democratic system with the King as the head of state.
70.2 percent want politicians who are honest and have clean backgrounds.
64.2 percent want politicians who are capable and do what they promised and not those who are good at talking.
63.9 percent praise the current government for its achievement in restoring peace and order while 62.5 percent are satisfied with the government’s performance in helping the low income-earners.
52.3 percent praise the government of easing political restrictions and for initiating policies to reduce the use of plastic and foam and for urging people to plant precious trees to earn extra income.