2014EP BEC - 4 p.m. partial results: PSD-UNPR-PC Alliance 37.60pct, PNL 15pct, PDL 12.23pct
The PSD-UNPR-PC electoral alliance of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), National Union for Romania's Progress (UNPR) and Conservative Party (PC) has got 37.60 percent of the votes in Sunday's European Parliament elections, the National Liberal Party (PNL) 15 percent and the Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) 12.23 percent, according to partial data released by the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) on Monday, after centralizing the returns from 99.99 percent of the polling stations.
Independent candidate Mircea Diaconu polled 6.81 percent of the votes and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) 6.30 percent, BEC spokesman Marian Muhulet said.
The People's Movement Party (PMP) got 6.21 percent of the votes, the People's Party — Dan Diaconescu (PP-DD) 3.67 percent, the Greater Romania Party (PRM) 2.70 percent, the Civic Force 2.60 percent, the Romanian Ecologist Party 1.15 percent, the Farmers Alliance 0.95 percent and the Christian Democratic National Peasant Party (PNTCD) 0.89 percent.
Independent candidates Capsali Pericle Iulian polled 0.89 percent, Costea Peter 0.74 percent, Corina Ungureanu 0.49 percent. Polling below 0.50 percent were the Green Party at 0.34 percent, the New Republic Party, the Social Justice Party, independent candidates Purea Paul, Liga Danut, the Socialist Alternative Party, Valentin Daeanu and Filip Constantin Titian.
According to figures centralized by the Bureau by 4 p.m., a total 5,911,232 Romanians turned out to the ballot (32.44 pct).
"This is the last official release the BEC issues today, the next one will be in the coming days, after we centralize the reports on paper received from the constituency electoral bureaus," he said.
According to the BEC head, the final...