Local elections are held in Albania on Sunday to elect mayors and councils for the country’s 61 municipalities.
The competition is ongoing between the ruling Socialist Party of Albania led by Prime Minister Edi Rama and the Together We Win coalition.
The opposition coalition comprises the center-right Democratic Party, the Freedom Party and several other smaller partners.
Of all the 23,907 candidates, 144 ran for mayors, and the rest for municipal council members.
Voting started at 7 a.m. local time and ended at 7 p.m. in 5,213 polling stations across the country.