Stevo Pendarovski, the joint presidential candidate of the ruling SDSM and DUI parties, submitted his official application to the State Election Commission. Pendarovski also delivered 32.000 signatures from SDSM supporters to back his nomination

Without any doubt Stevo Pendarovski is the favorite in this race. As head of his campaign, I assure you that we will have a peaceful and dignified campaign which represents our democratic society, said SDSM member of Parliament Aleksandar Kiracovski.