Choice in the North of Macedonia: social Democrats declare victory

In the parliamentary election in the North of Macedonia is a projection of the Pro-Western social Democrats is. After counting of nearly 94 percent of the vote,

Choice in the North of Macedonia: social Democrats declare victory

In the parliamentary election in the North of Macedonia is a projection of the Pro-Western social Democrats is. After counting of nearly 94 percent of the vote, provisional results showed 36 percent for the social democratic League of Macedonia, and more than 34 percent for the center-Right party VMRO-DPMNE, as the election Commission early Thursday morning announced.

On the third place with eleven percent of the Albanian lag, niche, the democratic Union for Integration. How many seats the parties were in the 120-seat Parliament respectively, not shared with the election Commission first. The turnout was half an hour before the closure of the Local 50.8 per cent, lower than in previous elections.

the head of The social Democrats and former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev declared that the victory of his party. Before cheering supporters, the 45-year-old Zaev promised in the capital, Skopje, quick reforms to give effect to the accession negotiations with the European Union, new hope and to revive the economy. The winner of the election must be received with great probability to form a coalition with parties representing the large Albanian minority in the country.

The announcement of the preliminary results had been delayed because of a suspected hacker attack. The incident interfered with the official side of the body, the results quickly available online can be made, said the head of the election Commission, Oliver Derkoski. The counting of votes over the normal, since the Central server is not affected. The police were informed and investigate, who to put behind the attack.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 04:19

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