Romanian Presidential election 2019 Results Dates Opinion Candidates Voting Live Parties
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Romanian Presidential election 2019 Results Dates Opinion Candidates Voting Live Parties

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Romanian Presidential election 2016 Results Dates Opinion Candidates Voting Live Parties

Romanian Presidential election schedule 2016

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Romania on November December 2019. Elections will be held according to new rules, following the amendment of electoral legislation during 2015. 

Population (as of June 1, 2015)-21,729,871

Click Here: Romania Prime Minister election 2016 Opinion Exit poll

New electoral system

The legislative election of 2016 will unfold differently compared to 2012 and 2008. On 24 February 2015, the Electoral Code Commission decided in principle for the future electoral law to return to party-list proportional representation, thereby relinquishing the first-past-the-post (uninominal) voting system as introduced in 2008.The option of turning the Parliament of Romania into a perfectly bicameral parliament, with some 300 deputies being elected on a closed list and 100 senators being elected by a single-round uninominal majority vote, had been discussed for years and even agreed upon between the ruling Social Democratic Party and the opposition.The new electoral law promulgated by President Klaus Iohannis on 20 July 2015 however didn't retain uninominal constituencies for the Senate. Closely sticking to the commission's recommendations, the new electoral law completely returns to party-list proportional representation.


Parties to be entered in the election and their leaders

PSD (Liviu Dragnea) PV (Remus Cernea) PNL (Alina Gorghiu, Vasile Blaga)
PSR (Constantin Rotaru) | PACT (Sebastian Burduja) UDMR (Hunor Kelemen)
PSRO (Mircea Geoană) PER (Dănuț Pop) ALDE (Daniel Constantin, Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu)
  USR (Nicușor Dan) M10 (Ioana Constantin)
    PMP (Traian Băsescu)
    PRM (Emil Străinu)
    PNȚCD (Aurelian Pavelescu)
    PRU (Bogdan Diaconu)


Romania Legislative Election 2016 Opinion polls

Poll source Date Sample size PNL ALDE PSD PMP (incl.UNPR) UDMR USR PRU Other Lead
CIADO 1–10 Aug 2016 5,428 (urban only) 32.33% 8.2% 35.76% 7.57% 5.1% 8.1% 2.94% 3.43%
TNS 14–23 September 2016 1,000 25% 7% 45% 4% 5% 10% 3% 1% 20%
Agenția de Rating Politic 17–24 September 2016 1,170 30% 5.5% 38% 4% 5% 9% 8.5% 8%

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