Civil association “Most”, at the start of the voting at the local elections have noticed delays in the opening of polling stations, cutting off ballots along with the books, non-functional UV lamps and photographing of ballots.
Four polling stations located in the primary school “Cyril and Methodius” in the village of Zletovo, municipality Probishtip were open with a 15-minute delay in order to remove propaganda material around the polling station. The polling station Cheshinovo- Obleshevo was opened with a 20-minute delay also in order to remove propaganda material around the polling station, and the polling station in the municipality of Makedonski Brod was opened with a 30-minute delay because the election board was late with tidying up the voting poll.
“At the polling station 1076 in the municipality of Kumanovo, the voting was delayed half an hour because the UV Lamp was out of order. At the polling station 117 in the municipality of Lipkovo, UV Lamp isn’t used in all cases. The election board is not reacting. At the polling station 1859/1 in the municipality of Struga, a voter has photographed the ballots and has placed them in the voting box after which he ran away from the polling station” informs “Most.” This association is monitoring the elections with more than 2.500 observers.