Skopje, 16 July 2020 (MIA) – The State Election Commission (SEC) announced Thursday the unofficial final results of yesterday’s early parliamentary elections.
SDSM-led coalition “We Can” has won 46 MP seats, the VMRO-DPMNE-led coalition-44 MP seats, Democratic Union for Integration (DUI)-15, Alliance for Albanians/Alternativa (AA/A)-12, Levica-2 and Democratic Party of Albanians (DPA)-1.
In the first election district, Coalition “We Can” got 8 MP seats, VMRO-DPMNE-7, DUI-2, AA/A-2 and Levica-1.
In the second election district, VMRO-DPMNE and “We Can” won 7 MP seats each, while DUI and AA/A-3 each.
In the third election district, VMRO-DPMNE got 10 MP seats, “We Can”-9 and Levica-1.
In the fourth election district, VMRO-DPMNE and “We Can” split 10 MP seats each.
In the fifth election district, VMRO-DPMNE and “We Can” got 8 MP seats each, DUI-3 and AA/A-1.
In the sixth election district, DUI won 7 MP seats, AA/A/-6, “We Can”-4, VMRO-DPMNE-2 and DPA-1.
SEC President Oliver Derkovski said 942,334 citizens exercised their right to vote.
“The SDSM-led coalition scooped 327,329 votes or 46 MP seats, VMRO-DPMNE and its coalition won 315,344 votes or 44 seats, DUI-104,587 votes or 15 seats, AA/A-81,827 votes or 12 seats, Levica-37,551 votes or 2 seats, and DPA-13,891 votes or 1 seat.
Derkovski said the SEC website, which has been down for 24 hours, was attacked by hackers but there was no damage done, only a delay of the election result tabulation.
Parties can submit a complaint to SEC within 48 hours from the end of the voting process and SEC is set to decide on the complaint within 48 hours upon receipt.
An appeal can be submitted against the SEC decision to the Administrative Court within 24 hours, while the Court is obliged to decide within 48 hours upon receipt.
SEC can cancel the vote in a polling station in certain cases regulated by the Electoral Code. Parties can file an appeal to the Administrative Court within 24 hours upon receiving the decision and the Court is obliged to decide on the appeal within 72 hours. The repeated vote in the polling station takes place 14 days after the initial vote.