NDI Post-Election Statement on June 1 Macedonia Parliamentary Elections

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Macedonia held parliamentary elections on June 1 after a vigorously contested campaign. International and domestic nonpartisan observers concluded that the elections were generally well administered. However, incidents of politically motivated violence—leading in one case to the death of an individual and serious injury to others—along with other instances of voter intimidation, ballot box stuffing, proxy voting, and the premature closing of polling stations, unfortunately marred the conduct of the elections in two of the country's six election districts.

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NDI, Post Election Statement, 2008