#AceWorldNews – MACEDONIA – April 27 – Today the citizens of Macedonia are to choose between two presidential candidates, Gjorge Ivanov from VMRO-DPMNE and Stevo Pendarovski from the Macedonian opposition, the Independent Balkan News Agency reports. In the first round of the presidential elections, Ivanov won 449 442 votes while Pendarovski won 326 164 votes.
Pendarovski has called on Albanians to support his candidacy.
But, on the other hand, the largest Albanian party, BDI, has called on its voters not to vote any of the presidential candidates. This stance has also been articulated by other Albanian parties.
Macedonia’s State Election Commission (SEC) appealed for free and democratic elections and for people to be able to vote freely.
Ace Related News:
1. Sophia Globe – April 27 – http://tinyurl.com/or9sm3h
2. Balkan News Agency – April 27 – http://tinyurl.com/pkhg3b6