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20 October 2018

90th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 90th session, held on 20 October 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted three conclusions demanding that the submitters of electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018 eliminate the deficiencies noted on the electoral lists within 48 hours of the receipt of the conclusions.

The conclusions demanded that the group of voters “Roma for Serbia”, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority submit the missing 329 legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission, that the Association “Albanian Forum for Economic Development in Serbia”, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority submit the missing 15 legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission, and that the group of voters For the Salvation of Roma, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority submit the missing 200 legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Decree proclaiming United Party of Roma - Jekutni Partija Romani, submitted on 19 October 2018 by the United Party of Roma - Jekutni Partija Romani for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority called for 4 November 2018, containing 26 candidates and supported by a total of 796 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decision amending and modifying the Decision on the establishment of number, composition and area of the Republic Electoral Commission working bodies for the conduct of the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018, as well as the Decision amending and modifying the Decision on the appointment of Republic Electoral Commission Coordinator.

Deputy Secretary of the Republic Electoral Commission Branko Marinkovic informed the members of the Republic Electoral Commission that the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government had submitted the Document on the completion of the special voters’ register of national minorities containing 507,183 voters – 462,759 for the 18 national minorities electing their representatives in a direct election and 44,424 for the four national minorities, Macedonian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Russian, electing their representatives via an assembly of electors. The voters’ register also has 3,402 copies for 926 polling stations.

Marinkovic also informed the members of the Republic Electoral Commission that the submitter of Electoral List You Choose Your Own Future for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Egyptian National Minority proposed an authorized person to oversee the work of the bodies administering the elections and the Organization for Fair Elections and Democracy had applied to oversee the work of the bodies conducting the elections for national minority council members.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

19 October 2018

89th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 89th session, held on 19 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Conclusion on the elimination of deficiencies on the Electoral List ROMA PARTY UNITY for the direct election of members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority called for 4 November 2018.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Czechs of Vojvodina, Belgrade and Sumadija – for All the Czechs of Serbia Češi z Vojvodiny, Bĕlehradu a Šumadie – pro Čechy celého Srbska, for the direct election of members of the National Council of the Czech National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List was submitted by Association “Czech Beseda Belgrade”.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

19 October 2018

88th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 88th session, held on 19 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Conclusion on the elimination of deficiencies on the Electoral List League of Slovaks of Vojvodina Liga Slovákov Vojvodiny for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Slovak National Minority called for 4 November 2018.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List “ASHKALI FUTURE”, submitted on 19 October 2018 by the group of voters “ASHKALI FUTURE”;
  • Electoral List KALINA – PETAR ZAKAMAROK, submitted on 17 October 2018 by Association UKRAINIAN CULTURE AND ART SOCIETY “KALINA” and
  • Electoral List YOUTH FIRST - МЛАДИ МАЮ ПРЕДНОСЦ, submitted on 19 October 2018 by the Association Ruthenian Heritage Society.

The REC members went on to adopt the Decree amending and modifying the Decree on the establishment of polling stations for the direct elections of national minority council members called for 4 November 2018.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

18 October 2018

87th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 87th session, held on 18 October 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted four decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  1. Electoral List ASHKALI, BUT TOGETHER – ILJAZ RAMADANOVIC, submitted on 18 October 2018 by the group of voters ASHKALI, BUT TOGETHER for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ashkali National Minority, containing 10 candidates and supported by a total of 61 legally sound voters' endorsements;
  2. Electoral List “This is us” – Natural Movement – „Това сме ние” – природно движение – Vladimir Zaharijev - Владимир Захарийев, submitted on 18 October 2018 by the political party “This is us” – Natural Movement – „Това сме ние” – природно движение for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bulgarian National Minority, containing 19 candidates and supported by a total of 234 legally sound voters' endorsements;
  3. Electoral List DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ALBANIANS – Dr sci. RAGMI MUSTAFA PARTIA DEMOKRATIKE SHQIPTARE – Dr Sc. RAGMI MUSTAFA, submitted on 18 October 2018 by the Democratic Party of Albanians Partia Demokratike Shqiptare for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority, containing 15 candidates and supported by a total of 362 legally sound voters' endorsements;

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt decrees rejecting as untimely the complaints lodged by the representative of the Roma Centre for Strategy, Development and Democracy and voter Milos Mihajlovic against the Decree proclaiming Electoral List ALLIANCE OF ROMA SOCIETIES OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA “UNITED AND TOGETHER FOR A BETTER TOMORROW FOR THE ROMA”.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decision amending the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the Municipality of Presevo.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission informed the members that the Republic Electoral Commission had received the ruling of the Administrative Court rejecting the complaint of the head of the Municipal Administration of the Municipality of Tutin lodged against the Republic Electoral Commission decree as untimely and lodged by an unauthorized entity.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

17 October 2018

86th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 86th session, held on 17 October 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted four decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  1. Electoral List Slovenians Together – Slovenci skupaj, submitted on 17 October 2018 by Association of Slovenians in Belgrade – Sava Society for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Slovenian National Minority, containing 15 candidates and supported by a total of 167 legally sound voters' endorsements;
  2. Electoral List “SLAVKO BARANOVSKI” – “GOOD WILL”, submitted on 17 October 2018 by the group of voters “SLAVKO BARANOVSKI” – “GOOD WILL” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority, containing eight candidates and supported by a total of 78 legally sound voters' endorsements;
  3. Electoral List Sami Salihu – Movement for Reform / Sami Salihu – Lëvizja për Reforma, submitted on 17 October 2018 by the group of voters Movement for Reform for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority, containing 12 candidates and supported by a total of 403 legally sound voters' endorsements, and
  4. Electoral List DANUBE GERMAN WOMEN AND MEN, ALL TOGETHER - DONAUSCHWÄBINNEN UND SCHWABEN, ALLE ZUSAMMEN!, submitted on 17 October 2018 by the German Association Bela Crkva for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the German National Minority, containing 15 candidates and supported by a total of 55 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Conclusion demanding that the Association UKRAINIAN CULTURE AND ART SOCIETY “KALINA”, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority called for 4 November 2018, within 48 hours of the receipt of the Conclusion, eliminate the deficiency noted on the electoral list and submit the missing two legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic informed the REC members that the group of voters “Unification of Bulgarians in Serbia//Съединение на българите в Сърбия” is withdrawing the Electoral List Unification of Bulgarians in Serbia/Съединение на българите в Сърбия submitted on 2 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bulgarian National Minority called for 4 November 2018 and proclaimed by REC Decree on 2 October 2018.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

16 October 2018

85th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 85th session, held on 16 October 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List “STARI DEDO”, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the “STARI DEDO” CIVIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORY, CULTURE AND TRADITION,
  • Electoral List Hey, Slovaks! - Michal Baláž, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the group of voters Hey, Slovaks!,
  • Electoral List We Are Ruthenian Too - И ми Рускинї / Руснаци, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the group of voters We Are Ruthenian Too,
  • Electoral List GERMAN LIST – DEUTSCHE LISTE, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the group of voters GERMAN LIST,
  • Electoral List HONOUR AND DIGNITY! FOR ROMANIANS – Daniel Petrovic CINSTE ȘI DEMNITATE! PENTRU ROMÂNI – Daniel Petrovici, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the association ROMANIAN CENTRE FOR DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS,
  • Electoral List PARTY FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION – SHAIP KAMBERI PARTIA PËR VEPRIM DEMOKRATIK – SHAIP KAMBERI, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the PARTY FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION – PARTIA PËR VEPRIM DEMOKRATIK,
  • Electoral List HUNGARIAN MOVEMENT, Zsoldos Ferenc - MAGYAR MOZGALOM, Zsoldos Ferenc, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the association Hungarian Movement, and
  • Electoral List Romanian Brotherhood – Frația românească, submitted on 16 October 2018 by the group of voters Romanian Brotherhood.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission then proceeded to pass decisions on the appointment of members to the boards for the conduct of the election of national minority council members called for 4 November 2018 via an assembly of electors for the Macedonian, Russian, Croatian and Montenegrin national minority.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

16 October 2018

84th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 84th session, held on 16 October 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted two decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List ALLIANCE OF ROMA SOCIETIES OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA “UNITED AND TOGETHER FOR A BETTER TOMORROW FOR THE ROMA”, submitted on 15 October 2018 by the group of voters ALLIANCE OF ROMA SOCIETIES OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority, containing 35 candidates and supported by a total of 655 legally sound voters' endorsements;
  • Electoral List GROUP OF VOTERS “SENJUK” – IVAN KUZMA, submitted on 16 October 2016 by the Group of Voters “Senjuk” – IVAN KUZMA for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority, containing 15 candidates and supported by a total of 64 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic informed the members about the meeting of the Working Group for the printing of electoral material whose members verified the proposed forms submitted by the Official Gazette Public Enterprise.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

15 October 2018

83rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 83rd session, held on 15 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List KOLOMEYKA – Nikola Ljahovic, submitted by the Association Ukrainian Cultural Society “Kolomeyka” on 14 October 2018, for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 13 candidates was supported by a total of 62 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “Your People, Your Voice – Together for Ukrainians – Miroslav Hocak”, submitted by the UKRAINIAN-SERBIAN BUSINESS CHAMBER on 14 October 2018, for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 14 candidates was supported by a total of 68 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

12 October 2018

82nd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 82nd session, held on 12 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List List of Free Candidates Лïстина шлɛбодних кандидатох for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ruthenian National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List was submitted by the Association CULTURE AND ART SOCIETY “HARVEST” KUCURA.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to rule on the complaint lodged by the City administration for genuine and delegated affairs of the City of Novi Pazar against the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the City of Novi Pazar and adopted a Decree rejecting is as lodged by an unauthorized entity.

The Republic Electoral Commission also ruled on the complaint lodged by the Head of the Municipal Administration of Tutin against the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the municipality of Tutin and adopted a Decree rejecting the complaint as untimely and lodged by an unauthorized entity.

The Republic Electoral Commission then ruled on the complaint lodged by the Municipal Administration of the municipality of Sjenica against the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the municipality of Sjenica and adopted a Decree rejecting the complaint as untimely and lodged by an unauthorized entity.

The REC members went on to adopt the Decree amending and modifying the Decree on the establishment of polling stations for the direct elections of national minority council members called for 4 November 2018.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decision on the establishment of number, composition and area of the Republic Electoral Commission working bodies for the conduct of the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018.

The REC members adopted the Decision amending the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the municipality of Negotin and amending the Decision on the establishment of the Republic Electoral Commission working body for the municipalities of Knjazevac and Sokobanja.

Under item any other business, the REC members noted that the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018 would be monitored by Academic Initiative “Forum 10” as domestic observers and the submitter of Electoral List “SELF-DETERMINATION – Dr Sulejman Ugljanin” had authorized two representatives to supervise the work of the Republic Electoral Commission.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

9 October 2018

81st Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 81st session, held on 9 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “GREEKS TOGETHER - EΛΛHNEΣ MAZI” – Petar Rodifcis-Nadj, submitted by the Association Serbian-Greek Friendship “Kantakuzina” for the Danube District, Smederevo, on 9 October 2018, for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Greek National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 15 candidates was supported by a total of 62 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List ROMANIAN STRANGTH–TIHAN MATASAREVIC PUTEREA ROMȂNILOR-TIHAN MATASAREVICI submitted by Association Vlach Tradition and Culture “DANUBE” on 4 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Romanian National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The submitter of the Electoral List had acted as demanded by the Conclusion of the Republic Electoral Commission of 5 October 2018 and eliminated the deficiency noted on the Electoral List by adjusting the provisions of the Statute of the Association to the name of the national minority the election of whose national council it had submitted the Electoral List for. The Electoral List containing 11 candidates is supported by a total of 232 legally sound voters' endorsements.

In the continuation of the session, Deputy Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Zeljka Radeta submitted her report on her and REC member Marko Jankovic’s participation in the observation mission of the general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

8 October 2018

80th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 80th session, held on 8 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List DEMOCRATIC PARTY – Dr sc NAGIP ARIFI PARTIA DEMOKRATIKE – Dr sc NAGIP ARIFI submitted by the Democratic Party - Partia Demokratike on 8 October 2018 for the direct elections of members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 15 candidates was supported by a total of 385 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt decisions on the establishment of Republic Electoral Commission working bodies for the conduct of the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018, establishing 94 working bodies, 74 of which for areas with one local self-government unit and 20 for areas with several local self-government units.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

5 October 2018

79th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 79th session, held on 5 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List RESPECT FOR THE ROMA – VLADAN STANOJEVIC “, submitted by the association Roma Centre for Strategy, Development and Democracy on 5 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 24 candidates was supported by a total of 643 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission then adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List ALTERNATIVE FOR CHANGE (AFC) - SHQIPRIM ARIFI ALTERNATIVA PЁR NDRYSHIM (APN) – SHQIPRIM ARIFI, submitted by political party Alternative for Change - Alternativa pёr ndryshim on 4 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018, since the submitter of the Electoral List had acted as demanded by the Conclusion of the Republic Electoral Commission of 5 October 2018 and eliminated the deficiency noted on the Electoral List concerning the necessary number of legally sound voters' endorsements. The Electoral List containing 15 candidates is supported by a total of 367 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Decree amending and modifying the Decree on the establishment of polling boards for the direct elections for national minority councils called for 4 November 2018, as well as the Decision amending the Decision on the establishment of number, composition and area of the Republic Electoral Commission working bodies for the conduct of the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

5 October 2018

78th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 78th session, held on 5 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “The Czech Community in Serbia”/“Česka komunita v Srbsku”, submitted by the group of voters “The Czech Community in Serbia” on 4 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Czech National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 15 candidates was supported by a total of 76 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Conclusion demanding that Association Vlach Tradition and Culture “DANUBE”, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Romanian National Minority called for 4 November 2018, within 48 hours of the receipt of the Conclusion, eliminate the deficiency noted on the electoral list by harmonizing the provisions of the Statute of the Association with the name of the national minority the election of whose national council it had submitted the electoral list for and submit proof of said harmonization to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission then adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List ROMA DECISIVELY FOR SERBIA, submitted by the group of voters ROMA DECISIVELY FOR SERBIA on 2 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority, called for 4 November 2018, since the submitter of the Electoral List had acted as demanded by the Conclusion of the Republic Electoral Commission of 2 October 2018 and eliminated the deficiency noted on the Electoral List concerning the necessary number of legally sound voters' endorsements. The Electoral List containing 20 candidates is supported by a total of 629 legally sound voters' endorsements.

And finally, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Conclusion demanding that the political party Alternative for Change - Alternativa pёr ndryshim, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Albanian National Minority called for 4 November 2018, within 48 hours of the receipt of the Conclusion, eliminate the deficiency noted on the electoral list and submit the missing 12 legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

2 October 2018

77th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 77th session, held on 2 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Conclusion demanding that group of voters ROMA DECISIVELY FOR SERBIA, submitter of an electoral list for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Roma National Minority called for 4 November 2018, within 48 hours of the receipt of the Conclusion, eliminate the deficiencies noted on the electoral list and submit the missing 38 legally sound voters' endorsements to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Unification of Bulgarians in Serbia/Съединение на българите в Сърбия, submitted by the group of voters “Unification of Bulgarians in Serbia” on 2 October 2018 for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bulgarian National Minority called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 19 candidates was supported by a total of 369 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

1 October 2018

76th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 76th session, held on 1 October 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List WHOLEHEARTEDLY FOR THE POLISH, submitted on 1 October 2018 by the group of voters “WHOLEHEARTEDLY FOR THE POLISH”, and
  • Electoral List YOU CHOOSE YOUR OWN FUTURE, submitted on 1 October 2018 by the Association of Balkan Egyptians in Serbia “NUR”.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

28 September 2018

75th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 75th session, held on 28 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “TO GIVE PEOPLE THEIR DIGNITY BACK” - STEFAN KOSTOV for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bulgarian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 19 candidates was supported by a total of 162 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

27 September 2018

74th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 74th session, held on 27 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Czech Future – Davorin Skornjicka for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Czech National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List was submitted by the association “Czech Sermon Bela Crkva”.

 74th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

26 September 2018

73rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 73rd session, held on 26 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “VAKAT JE – Prof. Dr SAIT KACAPOR” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bosniak National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List was submitted by group of voters “VAKAT JE”.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling a vacant seat at the National Assembly.

 73rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the 10th Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 11th legislature, on 24 September 2018, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MP Ivan Manojlovic on the day of his resignation.

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Assembly to candidate Aleksandra Jevtic, elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

24 September 2018

72nd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 72nd session, held on 24 September 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the establishment of number, composition and area of the Republic Electoral Commission working bodies for the conduct of the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018. A total of 94 REC working bodies will be established to provide technical support in the organization and conduct of the direct elections.

The REC went on to adopt the Decree on the establishment of polling boards for the direct elections for national minority councils called for 4 November 2018. The Republic Electoral Commission designated 914 polling stations on the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “EGYPTIANS FOR PEACE, STABILITY AND PROSPERITY IN SERBIA AGIM AJRA” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Egyptian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 15 candidates was supported by a total of 82 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the appointment of Republic Electoral Commission Coordinator.

Under item “any other business” the REC members noted that CeSID would be following the direct elections for national minority councils called for 4 November 2018 as observer, while the Bosniak Heritage Society will do so as overseer.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

20 September 2018

71st Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 71st session, held on 20 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Association “Gergina” Negotin – Primarius Dr Sinisa Celojevic for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Vlach National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List was submitted by Association “Gergina” Negotin.

The session was chaired by Zeljka Radeta, Deputy Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

 71st Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

17 September 2018

70th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 70th session, held on 17 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “ESNAF” – Kujtim Demir for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Egyptian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 10 candidates was supported by a total of 53 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Zeljka Radeta, Deputy Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

14 September 2018

69th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 69th session, held on 14 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “FOR THE WIN” – Erdelj Osman for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ashkali National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The list was submitted by the group of voters “FOR THE WIN” – Erdelj Osman.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

13 September 2018

68th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 68th session, held on 13 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List VLACHS FOR SERBIA for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Vlach National Minority, called for 4 November 2018.

The Electoral List containing 23 candidates was supported by a total of 353 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

10 September 2018

67th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 67th session, held on 10 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List “Gerhard” Danube Germans – Together, Antun Beck, submitted on 10 September 2018 by the German Humanitarian Association “Gerhard”, and
  • Electoral List Civic Association “Bunjevac Kolo” Sombor, submitted on 10 September 2018 by the Civic Association “Bunjevac Kolo” Sombor.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

7 September 2018

66th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 66th session, held on 7 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List BOSNIAK HERITAGE SOCIETY – ACADEMICIAN MUAMER ZUKORLIC MUFTI, submitted on 6 September 2018 by the Association Bosniak Heritage Society for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bosniak National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 35 candidates was supported by a total of 1009 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The members of the Republic Electoral Commission went on to adopt the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Ruthenian Future / Руска будучносц, submitted on 7 September 2018 by the Group of Voters “For Young Ruthenians” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ruthenian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 12 candidates was supported by a total of 101 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

6 September 2018

65th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 65th session, held on 6 September 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “SELF-DETERMINATION – Dr Sulejman Ugljanin”, for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bosniak National Minority, called for 4 November 2018.

The Electoral List containing 35 candidates was supported by a total of 1099 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

4 September 2018

64th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 64th session, held on 4 September 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “For Ruthenians – Zeljko Kovac” - „За Руснацох – Желько Ковач“, for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ruthenian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 12 candidates was supported by a total of 106 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

29 August 2018

63rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 63rd session, held on 29 August 2018, the members of the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List SLOVAK HERITAGE SOCIETY IN SERBIA – LIBUSKA LAKATOS, MATICA SLOVENSKÁ V SRBSKU - LIBUŠKA LAKATOŠOVÁ, submitted on 29 August 2018 by the Association SLOVAK HERITAGE SOCIETY IN SERBIA for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Slovak National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 29 candidates was supported by a total of 650 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “Romanian List – Dr Jon Omoran Lista Românească – Dr Jon Omoran“, submitted on 29 August 2018 by the group of voters Romanian List – Dr Jon Omoran” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Romanian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018. The Electoral List containing 23 candidates was supported by a total of 580 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

28 August 2018

62nd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the session held on 28 August 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List Being and Staying RUTHENIAN – OLENA PAPUGA – Буц и остац РУСНАК – ОЛЕНА ПАПУҐА, submitted on 28 August 2018 by the Association “RUTHENIAN LEAGUE” for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Ruthenian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018.

The Electoral List containing seven candidates was supported by a total of 90 legally sound voters' endorsements.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

24 August 2018

61st Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the session held on 24 August, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List BUNJEVCI TOGETHER, submitted on 24 August by the group of voters – BUNJEVCI for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Bunjevac National Minority, called for 4 November 2018.

The Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decree proclaiming Electoral List “Magyar Összefogás – Hungarian Unity”, submitted on 24 August by a group of voters for the direct elections for members of the National Council of the Hungarian National Minority, called for 4 November 2018.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

23 August 2018

60th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the session held on 23 August, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the decrees proclaiming the following electoral lists for the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November 2018:

  • Electoral List “ALL-EUROPEAN ROMA MOVEMENT”, submitted on 22 August by the “ALL-EUROPEAN ROMA MOVEMENT” Civic Group;
  • Electoral List SLOVAKS FOREWARD! - SLOVÁCI VPRED! – PAVEL SUROVÝ, submitted on 23 August by the political party SLOVAKS FOREWARD! - SLOVÁCI VPRED!
  • Electoral List Ruthenians Together / Руснаци вєдно, submitted on 23 August by the group of voters “For Ruthenians”.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

21 August 2018

59th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the session held on 21 August, the Republic Electoral Commission passed the Decision on forms for the submission of electoral lists of candidates for national minority council members for the direct elections called for 4 November 2018, stipulating the title and layout of the form the authorized submitters of the electoral lists of candidates for national minority council members are to submit to the Republic Electoral Commission.

The Republic Electoral Commission also passed the Decision on forms for the performance of electoral activities in the direct elections for national minority council members called for 4 November.

The Republic Electoral Commission then proceeded to pass the Decision on forms for the submission of electoral lists of candidates for national minority council members in the elections via an assembly of electors, as well as the Decision on forms for the performance of electoral activities in the elections for national minority council members via an assembly of electors.

The REC members also passed the Operating Rules for the polling boards set up to conduct the direct elections for national minority council members with amendment and modification of articles 31, 40 and 48.

The Republic Electoral Commission also passed the Decision on the colour of the control card to test the integrity of the ballot box and the colour of the ballots for the direct elections, as well as the colour of the ballot for the election conducted via an assembly of electors.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

19 July 2018

58th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 58th session, held on 19 July 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling a vacant seat at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the Ninth Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 11th legislature, on 19 July 2018, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MP Meho Omerovic on the day of his resignation.

 58th  Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Assembly to candidate Slavica Zivkovic, elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING.

The Republic Electoral Commission went on to pass the Decision amending and modifying the Instructions for the conduct of the electoral assembly for the election of members of national minority councils.

The REC members also passed the Decision on the establishment of Republic Electoral Commission working bodies.

The REC members then proceeded to adopt the Decision on awarding the Contract for small value procurement RIK JNMB 1/18.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

11 July 2018

57th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 57th session held on 11 July 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission passed the Decision amending and modifying the Instructions for the conduct of the direct elections for members of national minority councils.

The REC members also passed the Decision designating the printing house for the ballots and other electoral material for the conduct of the 2018 direct elections for members of national minority councils; Decision establishing the 2018 annual public procurement plan; Decision to launch public procurement procedure RIK JNMB 1/18 and the Decree establishing the Commission for public procurement RIK JNMB 1/18, as well as a number of Republic Electoral Commission financial decisions for the conduct of the 2018 direct elections for members of national minority councils.

The Republic Electoral Commission also passed the Decision on the transference of the electoral material of the presidential elections held on 2, 11 and 17 April 2017.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

7 June 2018

56th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At the 56th session of the Republic Electoral Commission, held on 7 June 2018, REC Chairperson Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at Sixth Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 11th legislature, on 6 June 2018, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MP Zeljko Susec on the day of his resignation.

 56th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of an MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Assembly to candidate Zivan Djurisic elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

17 April 2018

55th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 55th session, held on 17 April 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling vacant seats at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the Third Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2018, on 11 and 16 April 2018, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MPs Milos Boskovic and Zoran Krasic, on the day of resignation and death, respectively.

 55rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seats at the National Assembly to candidates Nada Kostic, elected from the Electoral List ENOUGH IS ENOUGH – SASA RADULOVIC, and Zoran Despotovic, elected from the Electoral List Dr VOJISLAV SESELJ - SERBIAN RADICAL PARTY.

The REC members also adopted the Decree on the allocation of a term of office of a National Council member for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Council of the Roma National Minority to Negoslav Jovanovic, from the Electoral List “ROMA VOICE FOR EUROPE”, due to the termination of the term of office of National Council member Branislav Jovic.

The Commission went on to adopt the Report on the use and disposal of National Assembly operating funds in the part relating to expenditure planned and executed for the financing of the regular operation and electoral activities of the Republic Electoral Commission in the period January-December 2017.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

6 March 2018

54th Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 54th session, held on 6 March 2018, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision to allocate a of term of office of national minority council member to Hrvojka Stantic for the purpose of filling the seat at the National Council of the Croatian National Minority left vacant by the termination of the term of office of Andrej Spanovic.

The Republic Electoral Commission also adopted the Decree on the allocation of a term of office of national minority council member to Riza Fetahi from the Electoral List COALITION OF UNITED ALBANIANS KOALICIONI I SHQIPTARVE TE BASHKUAR for the purpose of filling the seat at the National Council of the Albanian National Minority left vacant by the termination of the term of office of National Council member Jonuz Musliu.

The Commission went on to adopt the Decision on the allocation of an MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling a vacant seat at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the First Sitting of the First Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2018, on 6 March 2016, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MP Vesna Rakonjac on the day of her resignation.

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of an MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Assembly to candidate Sandra Bozic elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

14 November 2017. godine

53rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 53rd session, held on 14 November 2017, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the allocation of a term of office of National Council member for the purpose of filling a vacant seat at the National Council of the Ukrainian National Minority. The term of office of Ukrainian National Minority Council member vacated by the death of Petar Ljahovic was allocated to Igor Scurk from the Electoral List UKRAINIANS TOGETHER – Stefan Semjaniv.

 53rd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

The Commission went on to formulate the Republic Electoral Commission 2018 Financial Plan and adopted the Report on the use and disposal of the National Assembly’s operative funds, the part relating to expenses planned and realised for the funding of the Republic Electoral Commission’s regular activities and electoral activities in the period January – September 2017.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

12 October 2017

52nd Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 52nd session, held on 12October 2017, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted theDecision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling vacant seats at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the First Sitting of the Second Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2017, on 12 October 2017, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MPs Ivan Karic, Dr Branislav Blazic and Marko Gavrilovic on the day they tendered their resignation.

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of an MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seats at the National Assembly to the following candidates: Mirjana Dragas, elected from the Electoral List IVICA DACIC – “Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), United Serbia (JS) – Dragan Markovic Palma”, on the behalf of the Socialist Party of Serbia, as well as Branko Popovic and Boban Birmancevic, elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING, on the behalf of the Serbian Progressive Party.

The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

21 September 2017

51st Session of the Republic Electoral Commission

At its 51st session, held on 21 September 2017, the Republic Electoral Commission adopted the Decision on the allocation of MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling vacant seats at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission Vladimir Dimitrijevic stated that the National Assembly had informed the Republic Electoral Commission that, at the Fifth Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia,11th legislature, on 20 September 2017, it had noted the termination of the term of office of MPs Prof. Dr Milovan Bojic and Aleksandra Djurovic on the day they tendered their resignation.

Pursuant to Article 92 of the Law on Election of MPs, the Republic Electoral Commission proceeded to adopt the Decision on the allocation of an MP’s term of office for the purpose of filling the vacant seat at the National Assembly to candidate Aleksandar Seselj, elected from the Electoral List Dr VOJISLAV SESELJ - SERBIAN RADICAL PARTY.

Chairperson Dimitrijevic said that the seat vacated by the termination of the term of office of MP Aleksandra Djurovic, elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING, on the behalf of the Serbian Progressive Party, should be filled by allocating a term of office to the next candidate on the list, member of the same political party. Since the next candidate on the list, Milan Novakovic, and the one after him, Vladica Dimitrov, had submitted a notarized statement that they do not accept the MP’s term of office, the Republic Electoral Commission decided to allocate the term of office to Ana Carapic, elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – SERBIA IS WINNING, on the behalf of the Serbian Progressive Party.

The REC members also adopted the Decree on the allocation of terms of office of National Council members for the purpose of filling the vacant seats at the National Council of the Macedonian National Minority to Bora Vanevski and Ljubica Graovac, candidates from the Electoral List headed by SLAVE GRUEVSKI, as well as Ilo Mihajlovski and Dragoljub Kostovski, candidates from the Electoral List headed by BORCE VELICKOVSKI, to fill the seats left vacant by the termination of the term of office of Slavka Stefanovski, Maja Georgievski, Srdjan Ilijevski and Vesela Djordjevic. The session was chaired by Vladimir Dimitrijevic, Chairperson of the Republic Electoral Commission.

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