VMRO-DPMNE Deputy President Aleksandar Nikoloski said that the party will nominate impeccably honest officials as its candidates for members of Parliament. According to Nikoloski, this will draw a sharp distinction between the candidates of VMRO-DPMNE and those of the ruling SDSM party, which is mired in corruption scandals.

We will not have candidates who are tampering with the procurement contracts for air traffic equipment, who sign off on deals such as those for the helicopter transport or the new Skopje clinic. We will not have candidates who engage in racketeering. We will have honest and responsible people as our candidates, the exact opposite of Zaev and his team, Nikoloski said.