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EC takes stand on Diaspora vote

European Commission trusts that Romanian authorities will investigate complaints on Diaspora vote in the run-off election, EC spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said on Monday, adding that free and correct elections represent a must have of the EU democratic values. “We trust ...

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PSD leadership clenches on stepping out of Gov’t or not

The battle on the Romanian political stage moved from the presidential candidates’ spectrum to the insides of PSD. Thus, while PSD Vice President Robert Negoi?? favors PSD stepping out, the party’s Executive President Liviu Dragnea said on Monday that he ...

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In his first conference as president-elect, Iohannis asks for solving amnesty, mail voting and budget issues

PSD to veto amnesty law tomorrow, as requested. On Monday President-elect Klaus Iohannis thanked Romanians for voting him, adding he will be a free president representing all citizens. “I thank all those who went to the polls on Sunday, it ...

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Returns: Iohannis – 54.50 percent, Ponta – 45.49 percent

Klaus Iohannis got 54.50 percent in the runoff election on Sunday, while Victor Ponta was voted by 45.49 percent of the Romanians, shows returns after centralization of 99.07 percent of the votes. About six million persons voted ACL candidate, while ...

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Ponta admits defeat, congratulates president-elect Klaus Iohannis

Victor Ponta said on Monday night, around 23.00 that the people are always right, adding he called Iohannis to congratulate him over wining presidential elections, adding the parallel counting confirms Iohannis’ victory. Later on, PSD secretary general Liviu Dragnea said ...

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Higher runoff turnout: 62,04 pc compared to 48,89 pc in the first round

Unexpected turnout in the runoff at national level but also in Diaspora. Romanians were eager to elect their new head of state. Nationwide, almost 11 million voters, representing 62,04 per cent of people enlisted on the electoral rolls, went to ...

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President Basescu calls Romanians to go to polls

President Traian Basescu held a press conference on Friday evening at the Cotroceni Palace. “I call on all good faith Romanians to come to vote on Sunday and not to let their country be robbed by a group of demagogues ...

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Ponta rated with 53.5 to 55 pc, Iohannis 45 to 46.5 pc, survey shows

Surveys published lately by most research institutes are pointing the PSD-UNPR-PC candidate, Victor Ponta, as being the favorite to win the presidential elections on Sunday, being rated with a score between 53.5 per cent and 55 per cent, while for ...

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