About 9 thousand applications from the diaspora for the October 17 elections, the deadline closes on Wednesday – Latest News
The application of diaspora voters for the local elections to be held on October 17 is continuing.
The deadline for registration for voting outside Kosovo started on July 10, and will end on August 18.
The Chief Executive Officer of the CEC Secretariat, Burim Ahmetaj stated for the Telegraph, that so far they have received about 9 thousand applications.
“The number of applicants to date is about 9 thousand. “The application deadline ends on August 18,” he said.
During this 40-day period, the most eligible Kosovo citizens living outside the Republic of Kosovo had the opportunity to apply for registration to vote by mail.
Meanwhile, all applicants who meet the legal criteria to register as a voter abroad can vote during the postal voting period, which begins on September 17 and ends on October 15, 2021.
Otherwise, political entities have the right to 30 days to campaign. Meanwhile, most of the parties have already formalized the candidates for mayor.
The Office for Registration of Political Parties and Certification in the Central Election Commission from June 17 to August 16 has received applications from 94 political entities, of which 32 political parties, a coalition, 35 civic initiatives and 26 independent candidates.
The total number of candidates representing these political entities is 4 thousand 922 candidates, of which 165 candidates for mayors and 4 thousand 757 for municipal assemblies.