Despite Serbia's ire, province may declare independence as soon as Sunday.
Belgrade power broker Vojislav Kostunica is shaking the newly elected government over Kosovo.
The province, expected to declare statehood in coming days, is also drafting a constitution and will choose an anthem.
Whether gazing at a computer or into the eyes of a former dictator, numbers cruncher Patrick Ball is on the front lines of justice.
He won the presidency, but Radical Party's Nikolic will probably still be influential.
The breakaway province is expected to declare independence from Serbia imminently.
Serbs vote Sunday in polls in which Kosovo independence is a central issue. Slovenia was once part of Yugoslavia.