Macedonia Holds Presidential Election

Macedonia is voting for a president Sunday.

Incumbent President Gjorge Ivanov is one of four candidates seeking the largely ceremonial post.

Young people pass beside boards with election posters of Gjorge Ivanov (left), current Macedonian President and a candidate of the ruling conservative VMRO-DPMNE party, with a slogan Young people pass beside boards with election posters of Gjorge Ivanov (left), current Macedonian President and a candidate of the ruling conservative VMRO-DPMNE party, with a slogan "The State Before All," and Stevo Pendarovski (center), a candidate of opposition Social-democrats, with a slogan "Macedonia Deserves a President," in Skopje, Macedonia. /AP

If no candidate wins more than 50 percent of the votes cast Sunday, the two top rivals will go head-to-head in a runoff on April 27 when the parliamentary elections will also be held.

VOA News / Apr. 14, 2014 08:11 KST