Protecting against COVID-19 during Elections

Updated: August 2020
Infographic describing safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during voting.

With support from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), this infographic was produced by the Association for Promotion and Development of Inclusive Society (INKLUZIVA) ahead of early parliamentary elections in North Macedonia in July 2020. The infographic provides information about health and safety measures by the State Election Commission (SEC) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and ensure equal access to the electoral process. An English translation of the infographic is available below.


COVID-19 Protection during the Elections


[Image upper left]: Protection mask 


Outside [the polling station], while entering the polling station, during voting, and after voting, please wear the protection mask covering the chin, nose and mouth.


[Image upper right]: Social distancing


While entering or exiting the polling station wait in line and keep a distance from 1.5 to 2 meters.


[Image bottom left]: Personal Identification Documents


Before you go to vote, make sure your ID documents (ID Card and Passport) are valid.


[Image bottom right]: Disinfecting Gel


[At] the entrance and the exit of the polling station you must disinfect your hands.