Tag: presidential elections
Macedonia 22.02.24 | 22:24

Ahmeti withdrew from the race and nominates Bujar Osmani instead, but may also try to boycott the presidential elections

The DUI party rounded up the list of presidential candidates today, when it nominated Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani as its candidate. DUI leader Ali Ahmeti was announcing that he will run himself, but faced with the growing popularity of the opposition bloc and the threat that VMRO voters, assured in...

Macedonia 28.12.23 | 20:20

To avoid a demoralizing defeat, SDSM is asking diplomats to prevent Albanian candidates from running in the presidential elections

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski revealed that SDSM party officials are touring embassies in Skopje, asking them to push for a more favorable outcome in the coming elections. Specifically, SDSM was asking the embassies who have some influence over the opposition Albanian parties to ask them not...

Macedonia 14.12.23 | 14:30

SDSM sees Venko Filipce as their strongest presidential candidate

Former Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce is the strongest candidate for the presidential elections on the part of the ruling SDSM party, Republika has learnt from sources in the party. SDSM invested heavily in Filipce during the Covid pandemic, trying to portray him as a competent and energetic, even...

Macedonia 24.04.19 | 21:39

Mickoski: VMRO-DPMNE defeated SDSM and its coalition everywhere in Macedonia

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said Wednesday on 24 TV’s “Otvoreno” show that VMRO-DPMNE defeated SDSM everywhere in Macedonia. VMRO-DPMNE won 42.5 % of the voters in these elections; in the 2004 elections, VMRO-DPMNE won 34 percent. When we would have a simulation of local elections,...

Macedonia 04.04.19 | 18:38

VMRO-DPMNE rally in Vinica (Follow Live)

VMRO-DPMNE is holding Thursday a rally in Vinica, starting at 18:30 h. Party leader Hristijan Mickoski and presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova will address the people. You can follow the rally live on the link below:

Macedonia 30.03.19 | 11:10

Presidential candidates launch campaigns on April 1

Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, Stevo Pendarovski and Blerim Reka will launch their campaigns for the sixth presidential elections on Monday-April 1. Siljanovska-Davkova is the presidential candidate of VMRO-DPMNE and the coalition, Stevo Pendarovski of SDSM and the coalition, and Blerim Reka of the Alliance...

Macedonia 29.03.19 | 19:21

1.808.131 citizens are eligible to vote in upcoming presidential election

The State Election Commission (SEC) closed the Voters’ List at a session on Friday. 1,808,131 voters are eligible to vote in the sixth presidential election. The candidate who receives the majority of votes from the voters, if the turnout is more than 40%, shall be elected president. The SEC should...

Macedonia 25.03.19 | 23:47

Taravari: 50% of the DUI membership will vote for Blerim Reka

Half of the DUI membership will vote for Blerim Reka, Arben Taravari said Monday on TV21’s “Click Plus” show. According to the Gostivar mayor, who was debating with Artan Grubi on the show, said that in 2014, when Stevo Pendarovski was a presidential candidate, he voted for him in the second round.

Macedonia 22.03.19 | 10:06

Drawing lots on presidential candidate number at ballot

A public session will take place in the State Election Commission (SEC) on Friday, at which a drawing of lots will determine the number for the candidates at the ballot for the coming presidential elections. The three presidential candidates are Stevo Pendarovski, Gordana Siljanovska Davkova and Blerim...

Macedonia 24.02.19 | 13:22

Dimitrov talks about the presidential elections in his latest interview

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Dimitrov, who is also considered the front-runner to be the presidential candidate of the ruling coalition, gave an interview for Radio Free Europe in which he discussed the “potential” presidential nominee. The main issue of the presidential elections should...

Macedonia 16.02.19 | 14:16

Mickoski: We will win, what Macedonia was to our great-grandfathers cannot be erased

In his address to the 551 delegates at the party’s convention in Struga, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said that with a quality nominee and victory in the presidential election, the party will give the “yellow card” to the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and SDSM. He calls for great...

Macedonia 16.02.19 | 12:23

Delagates arrive, VMRO-DPMNE elects presidential candidate

A total of 541 delegates will vote for presidential nominee at VMRO-DPMNE convention in Struga. There is an ongoing registration of the participants, which will be followed by the working part. Each of the nine candidates will deliver a 15-minute address before the delegates. Party leader Hristijan Mickoski...

Macedonia 08.02.19 | 18:59

First round of presidential elections scheduled for April 21st, second on May 5th

The first round of the presidential elections will be held on April 21st, Speaker Talat Xhaferi decided on Friday. If no candidate wins outright, the second round will be held two weeks later, on May 5th. Along with the presidential elections, two rounds of municipal elections will be held – for...

Macedonia 08.02.19 | 10:03

Xhaferi to schedule the presidential elections

Macedonia’s Parliament Speaker, Talat Xhaferi, is set Friday to schedule the presidential elections. The first round should be held on April 21 and the second round on 5 May. According to the Electoral Code, no more than 90 days and no less than 70 days should pass from the scheduling of the elections...