In the second round of local elections in Kosovo, based on the preliminary results of the CEC, the candidate of Vetevendosje (Self-Determination Movement) lost the competition for the mayor of Pristina. The Democratic League of Kosovo won in five municipalities – Pristina, Fushe Kosove, Istog, Viti and Junik.
The Democratic Party of Kosovo won in the municipalities of Gllogoc, Dragash, Kacanik, Prizren and Vushtrri.
The Alliance for the Future of Kosovo won in Gjakova, Klina and Rahovec, while the Initiative for Kosovo won in Malisheva.
Vetevendosje took four municipalities, Gjilan, Podujeva, Shtime and Kamenica.
In the municipality of Klokot, where the majority of the population are Serbs in the second round of local elections, according to the Central Election Commission, based on 100 per cent of the votes counted, Vladan Bogdanovic from the Serb List won with 55.13 per cent of the vote. GI Srpska’s GI candidate Strahinja Spasic won 44.87 percent of the votes.
According to the Central Election Commission, 38% of the citizens voted by 19:00 until the closing of polling stations.
On Sunday, November 14, the citizens of Kosovo elected the mayors for 21 municipalities.
The first round was held on October 17, where 17 mayors were elected. There are a total of 38 municipalities in Kosovo.
1,260,571 citizens of Kosovo had the right to vote. Polling stations opened at 07:00 and closed at 19:00.
The US Embassy in Kosovo today called on citizens to report any irregularities and violations during the election process.
“If you see something, say something. #DoYourPart: Report any election related irregularities & violations to the Kosovo Police, Prosecution, election authorities, or media,” it is said in the announcement of the American Embassy on Facebook.