During the election day, the “Under Scrutiny” coalition responded to a total of 14 serious election irregularities. 12 remarks were made in the Minutes of the work of the electoral commissions. The largest number refers to more than 10 cases of family voting and returning voters from the polling station, this coalition announced.
In the case of returning a voter from a polling station, it is referring the voter to another polling station.
The most serious situations were recorded in Bratunac, where a case of the so-called of the “Bulgarian train” that was prevented, and according to the information available to the “Under Scrutiny” Coalition, one member of the polling committee was replaced, while a criminal complaint will be filed against the person who appeared at the polling station with two ballots (104B005).
The second incident took place in Bihać (003A049), where a physical confrontation took place between an observer of a political entity and a member of the electoral committee, and where voting was briefly interrupted for 25 minutes.
Attempts to photograph ballots were reported in several cases, especially from Bihać, with adequate reactions from the members of the polling boards who reacted and prevented voters from taking photographs of the ballots.
At two polling stations, open persuasion to vote for a certain political subject was recorded, one case each in Bratunac (104B003) and Srebrenik (049A004).
Up to ten cases of returning voters from the polling station because they were not on the Extract from the Central Voter List were recorded at 35.6 percent of polling stations, while more than 10 cases were recorded at one polling station in Bihać (003A013).
Observers of the “Under Scrutiny” Coalition recorded up to ten cases of family voting at 27.4 percent of polling stations, and more than ten cases of family voting were recorded at one polling station in Srebrenik (049A015).
At 29 polling stations, up to ten cases were recorded where the new procedure for assisting other persons in voting was not followed.
At 57 polling stations, up to 10 cases of the voter’s name and surname being read aloud during identification were recorded, while more than 10 cases of this irregularity were recorded at five polling stations, three in Srebrenik (049A055, 049A016 and 049A009) and one each in Bihać ( 003A062B) and Vogošći (135A044).
At 11 polling stations, up to ten cases were recorded of the same person, two or more times, providing voting assistance to physically disabled, blind or illiterate voters.
At two polling stations, in Bratunac (104B020) and in Srebrenik (049A026), up to 10 cases of voting without valid identification documents were observed. Also, at one polling station in Bihać (003A034), the member of the polling committee in charge of issuing ballots, on the front of each ballot, under the text “Instructions for voting” in the lower left corner, did not put a stamp print next to which he signs.
The closing of polling stations, according to the “Under Scrutiny” Coalition, was mostly carried out in accordance with the regulations. All polling stations where observers of the “Under Scrutiny” Coalition were engaged were closed at 19:00, except for one polling station in Bihać (003A049) which was closed until 19:15.
At six polling stations, voters who found themselves in front of the polling station were not allowed to vote, namely at two polling stations in Bratunac and at one polling station each in Bihać, Tuzla, Srebrenik and Vogošća.
Irregularities in the packaging of election materials were recorded at one polling station in Bihać (003A047). At one polling station in Bihać (003A074), all members of the polling committee did not sign the Count Form and the Summary Results Form. At 18 polling stations, it was possible to enter the polling station after its closure. The yellow copy of the Form with summary results (135A023 and 135A033) was not posted at two polling stations in Vogošća. At three polling stations, observers felt pressure during their work, at two in Tuzla (050A083 and 050A126) and one in Vogošća (135A036), according to the announcement.