Home Page
 
14 Dec 09

Kosovo Electoral Commission Issues Preliminary Results

Preliminary results of Central Election Commission, CEC, for the second round of elections declared the winners in different 20 municipalities of Kosovo, living equal results in Prizren.

Petrit Collaku

Kosovo went to the polls on Sunday to decide the mayor of 21 municipalities after no outright winner emerged in these areas in the first round of the elections on November 15.

Out of the 21 municipalities, 10 municipalities will be ran by the Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK, five by the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, and three by the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK. One municipality went to the Serbian Liberal Party and one to an independent candidate  Hani Elzit.

According to CEC, the preliminary results are as follows:

Mitrovica: PDK- 53.0 %, AKR- 47.0 %,
Vushtrri: AAK – 36.5 %, PDK- 63. 5 %,
Obiliq: PDK- 48.1 %, LDK- 51.9 %,
Peja: AAK- 76.7 %, LDD- 23.3 %,
Suhareka: AAK- 52.4 %, PDK- 47.6 %,
Hani i Elezit: Rufki Suma, independent candidate -53.3 %, PDK-46.7 %,
Gjilan: PDK – 51.4 %, LDK- 48.6 %,
Kamenicë: PDK- 45.9 %, LDK – 59.1 %,
Dragash: PDK- 53.3 %, LDK- 46.7 %,
Istog: LDK- 70.8 %, AAK- 29.2 %,
Kacanik: PDK – 57.9 %, AAK- 42.1 %,
Klina: PDK- 56.3 %, AAK – 43. 7 %,
Lipjan: PDK -50.5 %, LDK- 49. 5 %,
Novobrdo: LDK- 80.9 %, SNSD – 19.1 %,
Rahovec: PDK- 50.8 %, LDK- 49.2 %,
Podujevo: PDK- 33.5 %, LDK- 66.5 %,
Prizren: PDK- 50.0%, LDK-50.0 %,
Strpce: PDK-35.0 %, SLS – 65.0 %,
Viti: PDK- 55.2 %, LDD- 44.8 %,
Malisheva: PDK-61.8 %, LDK 38.2 %,
Junik: AAK – 56.7 %, LDK- 43.3 %.

According to CEC, the results did not include the so-called conditional votes, including votes cast by disabled, postal votes, and those votes cast by people who could not find their names on the voter lists. Preliminary results in Prizren show PDK and LDK neck and neck. The winner in the second largest town in Kosovo will be known after the counting of conditional 1,612 votes.

According to CEC president, Nesrin Lushta, the final results would be known in two to three days time. She said that 376,337 persons or 37.88 per cent of the people voted in the second round.

Talk about it!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Premium Selection

leader-of-eu-greens-slams-bulgaria-over-ski-resort-expansion-01-18-2018
19 Jan 18

EU Green Leader Condemns Threat to Bulgarian National Park

The European Greens co-president Ska Keller tells BIRN of her grave concerns for the future of the UNESCO-protected Pirin National Park, after Bulgaria's government approved plans to expand the ski resort there.

vucic-visits-kosovo-to-benefit-politically-experts-say-01-18-2018
19 Jan 18

Vucic Visiting Kosovo to Profit Politically, Experts Say

Saturday's planned visit to Kosovo by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic – following the assassination of Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic – is being seen as a point-scoring exercise.

18 Jan 18

Murder Puts Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue in Doubt

17 Jan 18

How Rich Are the Balkans’ Top Politicians?

Latest News from the Balkans

20 Jan 18

Romanians Resume Anti-Corruption Protests

19 Jan 18

Russia Slaps New Ban on Bosnian Apples

19 Jan 18

Duma Slates Moldova's Ban on Russian TV Shows