Christian Liberal Alliance's candidate Klaus Iohannis got 54.43 percent (6,288,769 votes) in the second round of the presidential elections on Sunday, while Victor Ponta, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party - National Union for Romania's Progress - Conservative Party alliance polled 45.56 percent (5,264,383 votes), according to the final report on the election results the
Christian Liberal Alliance's candidate Klaus Iohannis got 54.43 percent of the vote in the second round of the presidential elections on Sunday, while Prime Minister Victor Ponta, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party - National Union for Romania's Progress - Conservative Party alliance polled 45.56 percent, according to the provisional final data released by the Central El
Mandatory voting could be introduced in Bulgaria as early as 2015, ruling party GERB's Deputy Chairman Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.
"For me it is more important to have 70-80% of voters determining representation in Bulgaria's Parliament, rather than 48 percent, as at the last vote," Tsvetanov, also a former Foreign Minister (2009-2013) told daily 24 Chasa.
Foreign Affairs Minister Titus Corlatean on Tuesday said that he proposed the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) representatives that the statutory declaration should be made available for the electors on the internet before the voting day and signed afterwards, in front of the polling station president.
The League of the Romanian Students from Abroad and CAESAR Foundation (the Center for Access to the Expertise of the Romanian Students and Graduates) voiced on Monday 'deep indignation and concern' over the manner in which the first round of the presidential elections was conducted on Sunday and asked that those responsible 'be held to account'.
The president of the electoral bureau of the polling station will examine the copies of medical documents or other official documents attached to the written request to exercise the voting rights through the special ballot box, proving that the persons in question are non-transportable, the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) says in a decision adopted on Friday.
Elections held for councils of national minorities
BELGRADE -- According to first unofficial estimates of the CeSID agency, the list led by Sulejman Ugljanin has won the election for the Bosniak National Council.
The preliminary results will be announced on Monday, while the final results will be known on Thursday at the latest.