Permanent Electoral Authority
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI), Monica Dajbog, said that "'it's normal and legal for voters to be asked if they vote both for the European Parliament elections, as well as for the referendum or for just one of the ballots." "As to complaints, especially online, regarding the fact that before receiving the voting bulletins voters are asked if they're voting both for
Bucharest, May 25 /Agerpres/ - The total number of people enrolled in the Electoral Register is 18,987,675 persons, of which 18,835 have their voting rights revoked.
More than 18 million voters are expected on Sunday to designate 33 representatives of Romania to the European Parliament and to vote in a national consultative referendum convened by President Klaus Iohannis on justice matters. The voters will receive three ballot papers - one for the European elections and two for the referendum.
The Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) informed that on 2 May, at 14:00hrs, at the headquarters of the institution, a random draw of the computer operators of the electoral offices of the polling stations around the country will take place.
Parliament in plenary session on Friday cleared the 2019 State Budget Bill, 275 to 122 and 2 abstentions.
Bucharest, May 5 /Agerpres/ - Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said on Saturday in Sinaia that he is not within his competence to discuss the prospect of a suspension of the President but of the leaders of the ruling majority alliance.
Prosecutors from Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate on Tuesday arrested the head of the Permanent Electoral Authority, AEP, Ana Maria Patru, and charged her with influence peddling and money laundering.
Patru, 40, faces three accounts of influence peddling and two accounts of money laundering committed between 2007 and 2015.
National Anticorruption Directorate prosecutors carried out searches on Tuesday at the Permanent Electoral Authority, AEP headquarters in Bucharest.
Their target was the head of the AEP, Ana Maria Patru, who according to Anticorruption Directorate sources is under investigation for alleged influence peddling and possible money laundering committed from 2008 to 2015.