The number of local and district councillor seats has been reduced by more than 500
The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has decided to reduce the number of local councillors who will run in this autumn's general local elections. According to the central electoral body, the decision was taken based on provisions stipulating that the number of councillors is directly proportional to the population of each locality as presented by the Public Services Agency, CEC secretary Alexandru Berlinschi told Radio Moldova.
Electoral period for the general local elections from November 5 starts
On August 7, electoral period for the general local elections of November 5 begins, for the nomination and registration of candidates for the positions of mayor and local councilors, according to the calendar program approved by the Central Electoral Commission. The actual electoral campaign begins on October 6, the day from which campaigning in favor of the candidates is also allowed.
CEC approved the calendar program for the organization and conduct of the general local elections of November 5, 2023
The Central Electoral Commission approved the calendar program for the organization and conduct of the general local elections on November 5, 2023. Thus, the electoral period will begin on Monday, August 7, and the electoral campaign - on October 6, 2023.
Comrat Court of Appeal examines the legality of the elections of the Gagauz autonomy's Bashkan
A hearing on the legality of the elections of the Gagauz autonomy's Bashkan on 30 April and 14 May has started at the Comrat Court of Appeal. The judges are due to decide whether to validate the election results.
Comrat Court of Appeal will examine on May 22 the validation of the mandate of the Bashkan of ATU Gagauzia
The Comrat Court of Appeals will examine on Monday, May 22, the validation of the mandate of the Bashkan of ATU Gagauzia, Evghenia Gutul, after the region's Electoral Council presented yesterday the final results of the elections for the post of Bashkan of the autonomy and sent the documents for validation to the court.
The candidate of the Șor Party could be the next Baskan of Gagauzia. She has more votes than her opponent
More than 53 thousand voters went to the polls yesterday in the second ballot for the election of the mayor in UTA Gagauzia. According to the preliminary data presented by the Electoral Commission of Gagauzia, the candidate of the Sor Party, Evghenia Guțul, got 27 thousand 376 votes, and her opponent Grigori Uzun, supported by the PSRM, was voted by 24 thousand 913 voters.
People of the Gagauz autonomy have high expectations from the future Bashkan: from cheaper gas to higher pensions
Decisive day in the Gagauz autonomy, where today the second round of elections for the position of Bashkan took place. People had to choose between Grigorii Uzun, the candidate supported by the Socialist Party, and the representative of the " Șor " party, Evghenia Guțul. Both candidates received around 15,000 votes in the first round on 30 April. Officials at the electoral offices say the turnout was lower in the second election.
Gagauzia holds second round of elections for the position of Bashkan
The second round of elections for the position of Bashkan is being held today in Gagauzia. The candidate of the Sor Party, Evghenia Guțul, and Grigorii Uzun, supported by the PSRM, are fighting for the seat.
UPDATE: Polling stations in Gagauzia have been closed. First preliminary results
UPDATE: 53,458 voters took part in today's elections for the position of Bashkan of Gagauzia, the autonomy's Electoral Commission informs. According to data received from polling stations, 54.56% of citizens voted by 9:00 pm, which means that the elections have reached the validation threshold.
Comrat electoral authority notified about violations admitted by the "Șor" party during the elections of the Bashkan
Members of the Central Electoral Council in Comrat were notified by police officers about violations admitted by the "Șor" Party during the electoral process, including bribing voters, organised transportation of voters against payment, placing electoral posters in unauthorised places, as well as the payment of funds for this from undeclared financial sources.
Two pro-Russian candidates will fight in the second round for the position of Bashkan of Gagauz autonomy
The candidate of the Șor Party, Evghenia Guțul, and Grigorii Uzun, supported by PSRM, will fight in the second round for the position of Bashkan, according to the preliminary results of the local elections released by the Electoral Commission of the Gagauz autonomy. Mihail Savastin and Petr Ianioglo also received the most votes in the elections for deputies to the People's Assembly.