With 80 votes in favor, without votes against, the Parliament adopted the Draft-Law regarding Amending the Electoral Code, following a shortened procedure, which would establish a temporary structure of the State Election Commission (SEC).

This law was agreed by the government and the opposition, and was submitted by MPs Tomislav Tuntev, Dragan Danev, Ejup Alimi and Afrim Gashi, coordinators of the SDSM parliamentary groups, VMRO-DPMNE, DUI and Besa, and it is planned in the SEC in the following months that there will be no members – experts, and the mandate of the members should be six months term, until the autumn, when few amendments to the laws are planned regarding the elections.

Yesterday, Tutnev explained the need to pass the law with shortened procedure, then he said that it was drafted in agreement to both, the government and the opposition, in order to enable citizens to express themselves. He clarified that the changes jointly submitted by the two opposing parties is a six-month term for seven SEC members, with the SEC Vice-President and three members should be proposed by the government, and the president and two members would be proposed by the opposition.