The Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Dorin Recean, drew attention to the importance of Sunday’s vote in the second round of the local elections that are taking place in 273 localities.
The head of the Chisinau executive declared that the election of mayors is “the most important democratic exercise”, emphasizing that the role of the newly elected will be “to build Europe at home”, according to Agerpres.
“I think it is very important for everyone to vote today. We have the second round in 273 localities to elect our mayors. This is the most important democratic exercise. After that, everyone, together with the local public administration, the central public administration, let’s work and build Europe at home”, said Recean.
The Moldovan Prime Minister is the only high-ranking official from Chisinau who voted in the second round of the local elections. Recean lives in Codru, a suburb of Chisinau.
The mayor of Chisinau was elected on November 5, in the first round. Then, Ion Ceban, who ran on behalf of the National Alternative Movement, obtained 50.62% of the votes, defeating the PAS candidate, Lilian Carp, who was voted by 28.23% of the voters.
The second round takes place in 273 localities, where 609 polling stations were established. 839,239 voters are expected to participate in this election.
Editor : M.B.