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Kosovo votes in municipal elections, focus on the race in Pristina

Kosovo holds municipal elections, ruling left-wing party aiming to seize town hall in the capital, Pristina

About 1.9 million voters vote to elect the mayors of 38 municipalities and some 1,000 elected municipal officials. Preliminary results are expected by midnight. In previous polls, many municipalities have carried out runoffs, which take place in a month.

Voting in the north populated mainly by the ethnic Serbian minority will attract a lot of attention following two incidents in the past two months which have led to escalating tensions between Kosovo and Serbia.

Earlier this week, Kosovo police clashed with ethnic Serbs during an anti-smuggling operation, and last month an issue with vehicle license plates was only resolved. ‘after mediation by the European Union and the United States. The NATO-led Kosovo Force, or KFOR, deployed troops to the border area, ending the feud.

Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, but Serbia does not recognize this decision.


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