>AS the nation goes to a much-awaited parliamentary election on December 29, a vast majority of voters said they are satisfied with the poll preparation, The Daily Star-Nielsen Election Opinion Poll-2, 2008 reveals.
Voters also believe the country’s political culture will improve after the elections.
And a thumping 95 percent of respondents covered in the survey are confident that they can cast vote without coercion this time, as 98 percent said election environment and procedures have improved than before.
The majority of the respondents said honesty, capability and education of the candidates will determine their voting decisions.
The survey also revealed that people have high confidence in the media to make political parties accountable in case they deviate from their election pledges.