Election Day passed in light of persuasion and pressure on citizens to vote for specific candidates, despite the legal ban on violations of electoral silence.
GONG, a nongovernmental organisation in charge of monitoring election processes in Croatia has received an increasing number of complaints about irregularities in the election process, most of these are related to the unprofessional behaviour of election committees, violation of the election black-out and two incidents of alleged attempts to buy votes, a report released by GONG at 4 pm notes.
Upon implementation of new Residency Act, and with upcoming local elections, GONG organizes a public debate "Who else is registered at my address?" on Monday, 6th of May 2013 from 10am to 12am at Human Rights House (Selska cesta 112c, Zagreb).
Seven GONG short term observers will take a part in ENEMO (European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations) election observation mission to Republic of Kosovo observing the upcoming second round of local elections which will be held on Sunday, December 13.
On April 15th, by Government’s decree, elections for members of representative bodies of local and regional units of self-government were announced as well as elections for municipal mayors, mayors, county mayors and the Mayor of The City of Zagreb. Elections were held on Sunday, May 17th 2009, the second round and re-run elections were held on May 31st 2009, while the third round, as well as the second round and re-run elections were held on June 14th 2009.