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Romanian local election, 2012

 

Romanian local election, 2012

Coat of arms of Romania
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Romania

Local elections have been held in Romania on 10 June 2012. The Government initially tried to postpone the election to be the same day with Romanian legislative election, 2012.[1] But a ruling of the Constitutional court made that option impossible. As of June 2011, a law was passed by the parliament, and promulgated by the president, in which the mayors and the presidents of the County Councils will be elected with in a First Past the Post system.

Will be elected:

Results

 Summary of the 10 and 24 June 2012 Romanian local election results
Party County Councils
Presidents (PCJ)
County Council
seats (CJ)
Mayors (P) Local Councils
seats (CL)
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Social Liberal Union (PSD, PNL, and PC)[a]
(Uniunea Social Liberală - USL)
4,260,709 49.71 36 4,203,007 49.68 723 2,782,792 33.99 1,292 2,630,123 32.74 12,668
Social Democratic Party[a]
(Partidul Social Democrat - PSD)
22 8,666 0.10 3 731,597 8.93 373 682,378 8.49 4,046
Centre Right Alliance (PNL and PC)[c]
(Alianța de Centru-Dreapta - ACD)
14 52,938 0.64 27 43,532 0.54 244
National Liberal Party[a]
(Partidul Național Liberal - PNL)
9,249 0.10 13 4,755 0.05 2 586,050 7.15 263 532,488 6.63 3,101
Conservative Party[a]
(Partidul Conservator)
1 611 0.00 0 62,591 0.76 14 69,687 0.86 381
Democratic Liberal Party[b]
(Partidul Democrat-Liberal - PDL)
1,268,611 14.80 2 1,289,680 15.24 212 1,241,802 15.17 488 1,116,312 13.89 6,155
People's Party – Dan Diaconescu
(Partidul Poporului – Dan Diaconescu - PP-DD)
787,143 9.18 0 757,194 8.95 134 577,195 7.05 31 668,234 8.32 3,021
Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania
(Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România - UDMR)
467,420 5.45 2 473,783 5.60 88 400,627 4.89 202 435,205 5.41 2,248
National Union for the Progress of Romania
(Uniunea Națională pentru Progresul României - UNPR)
168,900 1.97 1 204,083 2.41 13 205,274 2.50 24 218,465 2.72 972
Greater Romania Party
(Partidul România Mare - PRM)
150,907 1.76 0 170,667 2.01 0 107,431 1.31 6 172,114 2.14 596
Ecologist Party of Romania
(Partidul Ecologist Român - PER)
63,650 0.74 0 82,581 0.97 2 34,227 0.41 3 59,883 0.74 177
Green Party
(Partidul Verde - PV)
80,697 0.94 0 63,508 0.75 0 24,131 0.29 2 39,199 0.48 113
Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania
(Forumul Democrat al Germanilor din România - FDGR)
69,445 0.81 0 62,085 0.73 11 15,540 0.18 8 18,847 0.23 57
Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party
(Partidul Național Țărănesc Creștin Democrat - PNȚCD)
31,077 0.36 0 44,733 0.52 0 19,910 0.24 3 38,549 0.47 142
New Generation Party
(Partidul Noua Generație - Creștin Democrat - PNG)
8,377 0.09 0 17,702 0.20 0 12,033 0.14 1 26,381 0.32 108
other competitors[d] 1,204,432 14.09 0 1,077,031 12.79 15 1,331,402 16.26 384 1,280,049 16.02 5,092
Total: 8,570,617 100 41 8,460,086 100 1,338 8,185,540 100 3,121 8,031,446 100 39,121
Invalid votes
Notes
  1. ^ PSD, PNL and PC ran as USL at county level and in the Capital, except in Covasna county, as well as in several other cities and communes. In some cities and communes the three parties ran in other alliances.
  2. ^ PDL ran by itself and in various alliances with different parties through the country. The main color used was light green, despite the official colors still being orange and blue, as used in Cluj.
  3. ^ Alliance between PNL and PC in some of the cities and communes.
  4. ^ Including PDL in various alliances.
Source: provisional resultsCentral Electoral Bureau
 Summary of the 10 June 2012 Bucharest local election results
Party General Mayor of
Bucharest (PGMB)
General Council of
Bucharest seats
(CGMB)
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Social Liberal Union[a]
(Uniunea Social Liberală)
Sorin Oprescu
430,512 54.79 1 436,513 55.65 37
Democratic Liberal Party
(Partidul Democrat Liberal)
Silviu Prigoană
134,552 17.12 0 129,644 16.52 11
People's Party – Dan Diaconescu
(Partidul Poporului – Dan Diaconescu)
Horia Mocanu
74,290 9.45 0 83,764 10.67 7
Nicuşor Daniel Dan
(Independent)
66,649 8.48 0 36,948 4.71 0
National Union for the Progress of Romania
(Uniunea Națională pentru Progresul României)
Anghel Iordănescu
16,095 2.04 0 22,936 2.92 0
Greater Romania Party
(Partidul România Mare)
Petre Popeangă
8,913 1.13 0 14,984 1.91 0
New Generation Party
(Partidul Noua Generație - Creștin Democrat)
George Becali
25,076 3.19 0 12,279 1.56 0
other competitors 29,652 3,77 0 47,299 6.03
Total: 785,739 100 1 784,367 100 55
Invalid votes
Source: Central Electoral Bureau final results and attributed mandates

Notes

  1. ^ Sorin Oprescu ran as an independent for the seat of General Mayor of Bucharest, but was supported by the USL.

References

  1. ^ Romania government survives no-confidence vote
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