Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina to be held on October 12

General elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina are scheduled for October 12 2014, the chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of B&H Stjepan Mikić announced.

The decision on calling elections was made by the CEC at a meeting on May 15 2014.

Citizens will directly choose the new composition of the three member state Presidency, members of the House of Representatives of the State Parliament, members of the House of Representatives of Federation of B&H Parliament, Assemblies of 10 counties and the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska.

In addition, a new president of Republic of Srpska will be elected and two Vice Presidents of entities.

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