Authors: Angela Rajchevska and
Secretary General Ljupco Nikolovski and VMRO-DPMNE Undersecretary Igor Janushev
are the locomotives of their parties to win as many seats in the Assembly as
possible in the early parliamentary elections expected to be held this summer.
Bekim Neziri from DUI and Bekim Tateshi from the AA-Alternative coalition are
expected to be side players due to the small chances for their parties to win
at least one term.
constituency has the most municipalities, a total of 24 – from northeast, east
and part of central Macedonia.
municipalities covered by this constituency are: Shtip, Veles, Kochani, Kriva
Palanka, Sveti Nikole, Vinica, Berovo, Delchevo, Pehchevo, Probishtip, Kratovo,
Makedonska Kamenica, Ilinden, Zelenikovo, Petrovec, Gradsko, Lozovo, Zrnovci,
Karbinci, Kumanovo (part), Rankovce, Staro Nagorichane (part), Chashka and
Nikolovski with property worth 121
thousand Euros, Shahpaska – 137
the ranks of SDSM, this constituency is planned to be led by Ljupcho Nikolovski
and Jagoda Shahpaska.
is a Macedonian politician from the ranks of SDSM and former Minister of
Agriculture. He started his political career in 2014, when he was appointed
Chief of Cabinet of SDSM President Zoran Zaev, and from November 2015 to May
2016 he was additional Deputy Minister of Agriculture in the technical
government of Emil Dimitriev. In 2017, he was appointed head of the Ministry of
Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy.
2018, Minister Ljupcho Nikolovski owned property worth 121,735 Euros. He
declared that he had a 211-Euro Renault Clio and a 9,919-Euro loan. His brother
had a 2,927-Euro Fiat Stilo. The minister’s parents owned a house worth 89,665 Euros,
a pasture worth 278 Euros, a yard of 2,257 Euros and agricultural land worth
3,740 Euros, all in Kriva Palanka. In 2019, he supplemented his property list
with an apartment with ancillary premises, with no value stated, also in Kriva
Shahpaska is a member of the SDSM in the Assembly of the Republic of North
Macedonia. In 2018, she owned property worth 137,044 Euros, consisting of a land
under a building, ancillary facilities, ancillary premises, two apartments, a
yard and a garage, but she did not specify the value in the property list. She
also had a Volkswagen Golf worth 15,902 Euros. Her husband owned a house in
Berovo worth 4,797 Euros, as well as a garage worth 2,764 Euros and an
apartment in Skopje valued at 56,668 Euros. He also had a loan of 26,913 Euros.
The value of the two agricultural lands in Skopje and Berovo owned by
Shahpaska’s husband is not stated.
date, no changes have been noticed in Shahpaska’s property, and the property declared
to the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption is still the same.
What does Janushev from
property that Igor Janushev declared while being director of JSP – Skopje,
property worth 280 thousand Euros was recorded.
in his name, Janushev declared a Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback worth 14 thousand Euros
and income as a member of the Supervisory Board in the amount of 100 Euros per
month. The three apartments in Skopje, each worth up to 60,000 Euros, are his
wife’s. She also owns shares, dividends and an Opel Astra. A 90m2 apartment in
Skopje worth 90 thousand Euros was declared as joint property.
has been a member of VMRO-DPMNE since 1998. In the period from 2000 to 2005 he
was the Secretary of UMS of VMRO-DPMNE in Veles. In 2005 he became a member of
the legal commission of VMRO-DPMNE, a position he held until 2009. He was the
Deputy Secretary of VMRO-DPMNE for the local elections in 2017 for the
Municipal Committees Shtip, Probishtip, Lozovo, Karbinci and Ilinden. In the
period from 2015 to 2017, he was the director of JSP – Skopje, before that he
worked in the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Neziri with declared property
of 260 thousand Euros
Neziri, the former Minister of Economy, who took over the ministerial chair in
2014, will be the holder of the DUI list in constituency 3 this year.
Neziri used to be the director of the Pension and Disability Insurance Fund. He
previously served as director of economic and legal affairs at MANAV.
to data from Open Data Macedonia, in 2016, Neziri declared property worth 260
thousand Euros. Ninety-nine percent of the property is in his personal name: an
apartment, business premises and a land in Skopje, three loans, two rental
incomes and one loan. Only the Peugeot 308 was declared as his wife’s.
ophthalmologist, who comes from the Alliance for Albanians, will lead the AA
Coalition in constituency 3. Until two years ago, Tateshi was director of the
University Eye Clinic.