Electoral boards behaving oddly towards the stringent rules


At the polling day, the observers registered blatant violations of the Electoral Code by the electoral boards, ranging from violation of both the voters’ privacy and the secret ballot, to reading out loud the single identification numbers and other personal data of the citizens. Astonishing information obtained from a polling station in a village near Skopje is speaking about electoral board members who collectively take part in electoral irregularity. One of the members of the electoral board has given two ballot papers to a citizen, and after the vote had been cast, no one of the remaining members had objected about what happened.

SEC and the Administrative Court have rejected complaints on phantom voters


The State Election Commission (SEC) and the Administrative Court have rejected SDMS’s complaints, expressing suspicion that 20.000 deceased and displaced persons are listed in the electoral register in 22 municipalities around Macedonia. When lodging the grievances, SDSM expressed their suspicion that it is about deceased persons, persons permanently displaced or persons not living on the addresses indicated in the electoral register.

DPA: DUI officials engrossed in corruption


Bekim Fazliu, a parliamentarian coming from the Democratic Party of Albanians (DPA), submitted documentation to the Anti-Corruption Commission, in which, as he says, the engross into corruption of DUI officials is evidenced. Fazliu condemns Blerim Bexheti and the Director of Post Office, Rafiz Haliti, for crime and theft.

Children misused for public meetings

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Minor children were seen yesterday carrying a party flag during the public meeting of the Democratic Union for Integration held in the vicinity of Negotino village, Polog region. This action may be seen on the photos shared by a CIVIL observer.

Civil with increased monitoring for the elections

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The first round of the presidential elections was marked by an array of irregularities, registered by the observers of Civil – Center for Freedom. The extremely extensive job that Civil carried out the last time is an additional motivation for the organization to increase its presence on Sunday with additional observers on the field, the number of which makes a total of 116 observers. All of them will be in direct contact with the desk in the press center, which will be recording all cases regarding violation and breach of the Electoral Code, as well as other events that are subject to monitoring under the Free Elections 2014 project.