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Article 38
 

Election Board
Selection and composition of the Election Board


(1) Voting at the diplomatic - consular offices or the consular offices shall be conducted by an Election Board comprised of a president and four members.
(2) The election of members of the Election Boards at the diplomatic-consular offices or the consular offices shall be made by the State Election Commission.
(3) The president and the members shall have their deputies.
(4) The president and the deputy-president shall be elected randomly from among the diplomats employed at the respective DCO or consular office, for a 4-year term of office.
(5) If at the respective DCOs, or consular offices, the number of employees who can stand for the election of president and deputy-president is not sufficient, the deputy-president shall be determined upon a proposal made by the ruling and the opposition political parties, by drawing lots.
(6) The members and their deputies shall be elected upon a proposal by the ruling and the opposition political parties from among the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia with permanent residence in the country where the voting is conducted or from among the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia with permanent residence in the Republic of Macedonia. The members and their deputies at the Election Board shall be elected from among the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia with permanent residence in the Republic of Macedonia if the ruling or the opposition political party cannot propose within the deadlines determined with this Code members and their deputies from among the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia with permanent residence in the country of voting, for a period of 4 years.
(7) Two members of the Election Board and their deputies shall be appointed upon a proposal of the ruling political parties that had won the most votes in the last parliamentary elections.
(8) Two members of the Election Board and their deputies shall be appointed upon a proposal of the opposition political parties that had won the most votes in the last parliamentary elections.