Humanist Power Party
Incumbent President Klaus Iohannis is leading the first round of the presidential election, with 36.91%, followed by PSD candidate, Viorica Dancila - 23.45%, and candidate of USR-PLUS Alliance, Dan Barna - 14.19%, after counting the votes from 18,781 polling stations, Spokesman for the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) Mircea Preotescu said on Monday.
The electoral campaign for the presidential elections, which started on October 12, will close on Saturday, at 7:00 hrs. At the same time, Friday is the first day Romanians abroad can vote. They have at their disposal three days to exercise their right to vote. These elections also featured the possibility of voting by correspondence.
Voting in the Diaspora has begun in New Zealand, the polling station in Auckland being the first one opened, out of the 835 set up for the presidential elections. As a first, this year Romanians abroad have three days to cast a vote at the ballot boxes.
Romanians abroad will have three days and 835 polling stations at their disposal to vote in the presidential election, starting this Friday. Thus, the polling stations abroad will be open between 12.00 pm and 9.00 pm on Friday, local time, and between 7.00 am and 9.00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, local time.
Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) on Saturday established the order on the ballot of the candidates for the presidential elections this November.
In Romania there is currently a "wave of change" and, from this point of view, the country is at a turning point, but Romania doesn't need division and extremism, Humanist Power Party (PPU) designated candidate for the presidential elections Ramona Ioana Bruynseels said in Piatra Neamt on Thursday.