Former Romanian President Klaus Iohannis won the second round of the Romanian presidential election on Sunday, according to exit polls, AFP reported. His re-election confirmed the pro-European position of the EU's eastern member state, the agency added.
"I promise to be a president for all Romanians ... A modern, European, normal Romania won today," Iohannis said.
Klaus Iohannis obtained on Sunday, in the presidential election runoff, 92.89%, and Viorica Dancila - 7.10%, after the count of 55,226 votes in the countries where the stations closed. According to the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP), Iohannis garnered 51,300 votes (92.89%), and Viorica Dancila - 3,926 (7.10%).
Klaus Iohannis won 89.31% of the votes on Sunday, in the runoff of the presidential elections, and Viorica Dancila - 10.69%, after the counting of 10,719 votes in the countries where the polling stations closed. According to the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), Iohannis garnered 9,573 votes, and Viorica Dancila - 1,146.
Klaus Iohannis won 89.19% on Sunday, in the runoff of the presidential elections, and Viorica Dancila - 10.81%, after the counting of 9,816 votes in 43 countries where the polling stations closed. According to the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), Iohannis garnered 8,755 votes, and Viorica Dancila - 1,061.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will continue the fight for "the future of our country, which cannot be sacrificed in the name of austerity and power monopoly," says PSD leader Viorica Dancila. "I thank all the Romanians who went to vote today and express my sincere thanks to those who gave me their confidence!
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections, Viorica Dancila, maintains that Klaus Iohannis has an extremist speech, "based on hatred". "Klaus Iohannis' approach is the approach of a man who wants divide in society. Extremist speech, speech based on hatred, which I believe does not fit in with the reality in Romania.
Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections, Viorica Dancila, stated on Thursday evening, in a speech to over 800 sympathizers in northwestern Baia Mare city, that it was a "great joy" for her to note, during the electoral campaign in Maramures, that there are conditions for Romanians to come back home and invest, creating new jobs.
PSD (Social Democratic Party) leader and dismissed PM Viorica Dancila said her party cannot credit a minority Liberal government, when all the Liberals offered so far are "some general notions, some slogans" and not a proper governing programme. "I cannot credit a government before knowing its governing programme (...).
The event for the launch of the presidential bid of Social Democratic Party (PSD) national leader Viorica Dancila started on Saturday at the Bucharest Romexpo compound, in the presence of top party officials. Thousands of PSD supporters are also expected to participate.
Chairman of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna said on Thursday that he believes the vote for the censure motion represents "a political exam of Parliament", adding that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila is leading "one of the most incompetent governments of the past 30 years. "Today, the Parliament of Romania is taking its political exam in front of the citizens.