The latest Balkans Group article “Kosovo’s Constitutional Court Review and
Snap Elections: Legal Analysis, and Scenarios”, outlines the possible
scenarios following the ruling of the Constitutional Court which found that the election
of the government of Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti did not receive a majority
following the invalidity of one of the 61 votes in the 120-seat Assembly of
Kosovo. The Constitutional Court ruling published on 6 January 2021 forced
early elections to be held within 40 days and the date has been set for 14
The article illustrates the upcoming
calendar and the road to the election a new president and the formation of the
To avoid a lengthy crisis and new cycles of elections, the political parties should support the electoral process, avoid dragging the counting and recounting and take immediate steps to swiftly form the new institutions. The election of the President will require consensus and cooperation between key political parties in the new Assembly.
For more, read the full article – “Kosovo’s Constitutional Court Review and Snap Elections: Legal Analysis, and Scenarios” HERE.