This week the USA said it was concerned about the conduct of the forthcoming Kosovo elections.
Here are some resources for finding out who is concerned and why.
IFES has some background information on the electoral system and previous elections. It also has some other recent publications assessing recent votes.
OSCE has monitored past elections and historic reports can be read on its website
More up to date analysis can be read on
the Balkan Insight news service.
SE Times news service
Other local observers of the elections include The Kosovo Democratic Institute
Kosovo Foundation for Democratic Society
and ENEMO which is conducting an international observaer mission to the region in 2010