The Republic of Macedonia’s 2013 local elections handbook
Before the official start of the election campaign for the 2013 Local Elections there was a period of political crisis caused by the discrepancies between the two major political parties, VMRO-DMPNE and SDSM. The MPs from the oppositional “Union for the Future”, led by SDSM, boycotted the work of the Assembly since 24th December 2012 and threatened to boycott the elections. This coalition did not submit its candidate lists for mayors and councillors and missed the dead-line which was set for 16th February 2013.
The full document can be found here: http://idscs/kas_33810-1522-2-30.pdf