Voting underway at all 90 polling stations in Kosovo

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- OSCE Mission in Kosovo Spokesman Nikola Goan told Tanjug the second round of the presidential vote in Kosovo was being carried out peacefully.

A polling station in Kosovo (Tanjug)
A polling station in Kosovo (Tanjug)

All 90 polling stations opened at 7:15 CET on Sunday.

A total of 109,000 registered voters will be able to vote for Serbian president at 90 polling stations in Kosovo.

Gaon said that the elections would be organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and monitored by proper observers, adding that NGOs and diplomatic representatives would be allowed to visit the polls and make sure that the elections were carried out smoothly.

Local police is deployed in the vicinity of the polling stations so as to ensure public peace and order.

OSCE flags are hoisted in front of the polls and polling station staff is comprised of five persons appointed by OSCE.

The first information on voter turnout will be released by OSCE after 14:00 CET.

The polls will be open until 20:00 on Sunday when the ballot boxes will be sealed and transported to the count centers in the southern Serbian towns of Raška and Vranje.