Macedonia: VMRO-DPMNE and BDI win elections, Ivanov secures second term in office

The two parties of the current governing coalition in Macedonia, VMRO-DPMNE and Democratic Union for Integration (BDI) have proclaimed victory in the April 27 2014 elections.

The State Election Commission (SEC) posted results after more than 60 per cent of ballots were counted. According to official data, the polls are led by these two parties and the VMRO-DPMNE presidential candidate, Gjorge Ivanov, who secures a second term in office.

According to SEC, the turnout of voters on a national level was 60 per cent.

VMRO-DPMNE, led by Nikola Gruevski held a news conference on the evening of April 27. IBNA’s correspondent reports that Gruevski announced victory in the early parliamentary elections.

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