“We consider that the lists should be open with the sole purpose of having equitable representation”, says Lulzin Aliu from Alternativa.
He says that although the electoral models have changed over the years, they have never been equitable for all entities and for all citizens.
“If we have more than a quarter of citizens, members of the Albanian ethnic community, then this is not represented in Parliament. But with open lists the quality of the elected MPs will also increase. Often in Parliament citizens are represented by those who have failed in school, from the last rows in classrooms. Open lists will enable MPs to represent citizens in a more dignified manner”, says Aliu.
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