The President of the political party DOM, Maja Moracinin, outlined that open lists mean greater personal responsibility of each MP.
“There should be open lists also for the parliamentary and local elections, it would mean that citizens will not only be choosing which party they are going to vote for, but which candidate as well. Then the personal responsibility of every MP is even greater”, stated Moracinin.
She said that DOM has been advocating for years for a change in the electoral model with three key points: one constituency, open lists and equal number of men and women on the lists. She thinks that with one constituency, with a proportional model, democracy will be enhanced and citizens will be more adequately represented.
“A candidate now with 5-6 thousand votes may not win a seat in parliament, which means that those citizens who voted for that candidate will not have a representative in parliament”, outlined Moracinin.
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