Parliamentary Elections in Kosovo 2010
Type of election: Parliamentary election
Type of mission: Election observation mission (EOM)
Head of mission: Zlatko Vujovic
Long-term observers: 4
Short-term observers: 7
Following an invitation from the acting President Jakup Krasniqi, the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the Kosovo Assembly Elections on 12 December 2010. The ENEMO EOM, headed by Zlatko Vujovic, included a core team of 8 international experts and 12 long-term observers in 6 teams covering all territory of Kosovo. They were monitoring the pre-election environment including the political campaign and activities of the election administration ahead of the 12 December elections. On the Election Day, ENEMO deployed 188 election observers from 23 countries to 861 polling stations, throughout all municipalities in Kosovo.
Following the Central Election Commission’s decision to repeat voting in three municipalities, ENEMO re-deployed three members of Core Team and 4 long-term observers to observe the election environment, repeat voting and counting and post-election development. On 9 January 2011 seven teams visited 60 polling stations in all municipalities where voting was repeated. The ENEMO EOM remained in Kosovo until 21 January to follow post-election day developments.
ENEMO takes this opportunity to express its highest acknowledgements to the support of donors of the monitoring mission United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden and to the cooperation of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), including its assistance in deploying 37 US observers within the mission.