VMRO-DPMNE received a total of eight nominations for President. Party delegates are expected to choose between the eight, whose names were not revealed today, at the convention schjeduled for February 16th.
So far only conservative stalwart Vladimir Gjorcev publicly announced that he is seeking the nomination. Law professor and critic of the Prespa Agreement Gordana Siljanovska was asked to run by a group of 30 professor, and she said she will consider the idea. A failed candidate for party leader Filip Petrovski also said that he will ask the party to endorse his bid.
The deadline for receiving nominations has ended, but the party expects that a few more may arrive over mail. By Tuesday, the full list of nominations will be revealed, and they will have the chance to present their programs through the party committees until February 16th.
The presidential elections are expected in late April.