European elections 2024

High Turnout in European Elections: Romanians Abroad Lead

Up until this time in the European parliamentary elections, over 28,000 Romanians have voted in the polling stations opened in the Republic of Moldova, according to real-time data provided by the Permanent Electoral Authority.

According to the data, voters from our country are the most active Romanian citizens outside of Romania. The highest number of votes has been in Orhei, Hîncești, and Călărași.

In Italy, over 9,400 Romanians have voted; in Germany, over 8,000; and in Great Britain, over 6,500.

The citizens of the Republic of Moldova who hold Romanian citizenship or citizenship of any other EU member state that they can vote today, June 9, in the European parliamentary elections. In the Republic of Moldova, Romania has opened 52 polling stations. Moldovans are expected to vote between 07:00 and 22:00.

Bulgaria has also opened 7 polling stations in the Republic of Moldova for the European parliamentary elections: at the Bulgarian Embassy in Chișinău, at the consulate in Taraclia, in the localities of Tvardița and Cahul, and in UTA Gagauz-Yeri – in the village of Copceac and towns of Comrat, Ceadîr-Lunga, and Vulcănești.

Additionally, electoral offices have been opened by the diplomatic missions of France, Poland, Latvia, and Hungary.

The European Parliament is the only body of the European Union directly elected by citizens, consisting of 720 members of the European Parliament, representing the 450 million citizens of the community bloc. Romania will have 33 representatives in the European Parliament.

Translation by Iurie Tataru

Bogdan Nigai

Bogdan Nigai


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