The Central Electoral Commission: More than 830 thousand citizens are expected to vote. Electricity was off in two towns
In the second round of the general local elections, 839,239 voters are expected at the polls. At 07:00 all polling stations were open. In two localities from Hancesti district - Carpineni and Aneni from Lapusna commune - the electricity was off for about 20 minutes, but the problem was fixed and the voting process was resumed, the president of the Central Electoral Commission, Angelica Caraman informed during a briefing.
LIVE TEXT // The second round of the general local elections is held in 273 localities in the Republic of Moldova
On Sunday, November 19, the second round of general local elections will be held in 273 localities in the Republic of Moldova. Repeated elections are held in eight other localities. About 830 thousand voters are expected at the polls.
Promo-LEX observers report over 800 incidents during local elections in the Republic of Moldova
Corruption of voters, cases of campaigning near the polling stations, photographing of ballots, as well as irregularities in the electoral lists, are cases reported by Promo-LEX observers throughout Sunday.
Candidate of MAN Ion Ceban wins the second term as mayor of Chisinau
The candidate of the National Alternative Movement, Ion Ceban, for the position of mayor of the municipality of Chisinau wins the mayor's seat of the capital in the first round. After processing all the minutes, Ion Ceban wins with a score of 50.62%. In second place is the candidate of the Action and Solidarity Party, Lilian Carp with 28.23% of votes.
Chisinau, 304 minutes processed out of 305: Ion Ceban - 50.58%, Lilian Carp - 22.27%
The current mayor of Chisinau, Ion Ceban, the president of MAN, got the most votes. With 50.58% of the votes, Ceban is ahead of the PAS candidate Lilian Carp who has accumulated 28.27% of votes and has a chance to win the elections in the first round, according to the preliminary data of the Central Electoral Commission. To date, the CEC has processed 304 minutes out of 305 for the municipality of Chisinau.
LIVE TEXT // General local elections. In over 600 localities in the country, the mayors were elected in the first round
UPDATE 15:58 Mayors were elected in the first round in 623 localities in the country, said the president of the CEC, Angelica Caraman. In other 265 localities no candidate receives more than half of the number of validly cast votes, which is why within two weeks the second round of voting is organized with two candidates with the highest number of votes in the first ballot ".
Dorin Recean: "Today we decide on the future of the Republic of Moldova"
We build the European future of the Republic of Moldova every day, and today we do it by offering our vote for European mayors and councilors, said Prime Minister Dorin Recean after voting. Also, the PM encouraged everyone to vote.
LIVE // The Central Electoral Commission holds a briefing
The Central Electoral Commission holds a briefing on the conduct of general local elections.
Igor Grosu: "I voted for a European capital, for mayors and councilors to represent us"
The Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu cast his vote in the general local elections, declaring that he voted for "a European capital, for mayors and councilors to represent us".
President of the voting commission in the village of Gradiste, Cimișlia district, died on the day of the election
The president of the voting commission at a polling station in the village of Gradiste, Cimișlia district, died on the very day of the election. The information was confirmed for Radio Moldova by the spokeswoman of the General Police Inspectorate, Diana Fetco.