According to the results from DIP, SDP candidate Danijel Ferić was defeated by IDS leader Boris Miletić by a margin of only 54 votes, which prompted the SDP to request a ballot recount at 12 polling stations. The SDP has said that they they have found 41 more ballots in favour of Ferić which were declared invalid. That is why they lodged an objection to DIP to recount all ballots and to give its opinion on the situation.
“The State Election Commission has 48 hours to tell us whether it will take our objection into consideration. (…) We would like to review the election materials in another 29 constituencies. Both us and the IDS are in a hurry to hear whether our objection will be accepted or not. We also want to know who will recount the ballots,” said Sanja Radolović of the SDP.
She added that they had found various irregularities and that ballots for Danijel Ferić were added to the pile for Boris Miletić and vice versa.
The IDS said that they had lodged an objection with valid arguments, but they do not want to go into detail because, they say, they do not want to put pressure on electoral bodies, Jutarnji List reported.
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