Elections in North Macedonia: 2021 Local Elections

A voter casts their ballot at a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, on July 15, 2020. © AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski

On Sunday, October 17, Macedonian voters will have the opportunity to vote for members of the municipal councils and mayors in the 80 municipalities and the City of Skopje. If needed, second-round elections will be held on October 31.

To help you understand this important electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in North Macedonia: 2021 Local Elections. IFES FAQs include:

  • Who is eligible to run as a candidate?
  • How many registered voters are there?
  • How is the election management body protecting the elections and voters from COVID-19?
  • When will official results be announced?

Learn more about IFES' programs in North Macedonia and follow @IFES_Europe on Twitter.

Additionally, follow IFES' COVID-19 Survival Guide for Democracies and #COVIDxDemocracy for new analysis and innovative solutions.

Published on October 14, 2021.

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