Acting for a rapprochement with Russia Igor Dodon is leading in the presidential elections in Moldova
The leader of the party of socialists of Moldova Igor Dodon is leading in the presidential elections in Moldova after counting 75 percent of votes. According to preliminary data announced by the Central election Commission voted 51,27 percent of voters, reports TASS.
The main rival of Dodona, the leader of the Party of action and solidarity Maia Sandu, which supports the course towards integration into the European Union, to date, receiving support 35.33 percent of the voters.
To win in the first round, the candidate in presidents of Moldova must receive 50% plus one vote. If Igor Dodon will retain its current performance, it will announce the winner and the second round will be needed.
Thus, as notes Agency, the situation may change, because processed by all protocols. The first data comes from the North of Moldova, where voters vote for the traditional left. Data from large polling stations, including from Chisinau, where the strong position of the right are still coming in.
Earlier, the Chairman of the CEC of Moldova Alina Rusu announced presidential elections in Moldova held. Already at 13:20 local time, the turnout exceeded the required threshold of 33.3 percent.
No violations that could affect the results.
For the presidency claimed nine candidates, but, according to opinion polls, the main contenders are the opposition – Igor Dodon and Maia Sandu.
Dodon criticized signed between Moldova and the EU in 2014, the Association agreement and in favour of strategic partnership with Russia, she also supports the continuation of the Pro-European course.