Incumbent Mayor Shpend Ahmeti won Prishtina with 365 more votes than LDK’s Arban Abrashi, and Mytaher Haskuka took Prizren with 262 votes over PDK’s Shaqir Totaj.
The Elections Complaint and Appeal Panel ordered a vote recount due to irregularities in two municipalities with tight races after Sunday’s mayoral runoffs.
Despite instances of aggressive campaigning, election day was overall calm and orderly, said EU election observers in the preliminary report on Kosovo’s mayoral runoffs.
Kosovo citizens across 19 municipalities, including the capital, head to the polls to vote for mayor in the second round of local elections.
Six lessons from different localities in Kosovo whose communal organizing and activism should serve as a model for spreading civic organization.