At the 110th emergency session held today in Sarajevo, the Central Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina approved the opening of bags with voting material and the proper unification of the determined results at 69 polling stations in Mostar.
The City Election Commission of Mostar submitted requests for opening bags in order to properly consolidate the established election results in this constituency. The proposal to issue orders approving the opening of bags and the proper aggregation of results for 69 polling stations in the city area was supported by a majority vote of CEC members.
Zeljko Bakalar, president of the BiH CEC, said during the discussion that he was concerned about the number of requests to open bags.
Suad Arnautovic, a member of the BiH CEC, emphasized that he would support the issuance of an order to open the bags and consolidate the results, emphasizing that he was surprised by a large number of requests.
“When we finish confirming the results, we should initiate proceedings against the electoral administration in Mostar, starting with some polling boards,” Arnautovic said.
He stressed that half of the polling stations need more or less intervention to accurately determine and consolidate the results.
“The poor work of the polling board caused the City Election Commission to be unable to consolidate the results in a timely and accurate manner,” he pointed out, Klix.ba writes.