The Speaker of the Vojvodina Parliament, Istvan Pasztor, has scheduled the elections in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina for Sunday, 26 April.
After the announcement, Pasztor urged voters to participate in the election, as well as all political stakeholders to argument their political programmes in a fair manner.
“I urge citizens to exercise their civil right on 26 April and cast their votes as they wish. You are the only ones who have the right to decide who will represent you in the provincial parliament in the coming period,” Pasztor said.
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He also invited political parties, coalitions and citizens’ groups to participate in the electoral race and conduct a campaign based on programmes and projects.
“The Vojvodina Parliament promotes a high level of culture and mutual respect. Together with 120 members of the parliament, we have built a respectable institution. Therefore, I call for a fair and respectful election campaign based on ideas and programmes,” Pasztor added.
Provincial elections are held in line with a proportional electoral system, i.e. in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina is a constituency which deputies are elected on the basis of lists compiled by political parties, coalitions of political parties or citizen groups.
President Aleksandar Vucic had previously announced that he would call parliamentary elections today, 4 March. The Speaker of the Serbian National Parliament, Maja Gojkovic, is due to call the local elections this morning at 10 a.m.
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