Expert opinion by the Stefan Batory Foundation on the bill amending the Electoral Code

The proposals put forward in the bill carry the risk of politicisation of institutions responsible for preparing and conducting elections, and of chaos in their organisation. They also undermine the stability of electoral rules, and make drastic changes to the rules of competing for power in local governments, without the appropriate debate and immediately before the elections. It is unacceptable to introduce such fundamental changes less than a year before an election.

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