May 25, 2014

Romanians expected to vote for 32 seats in the EP on Sunday after campaign seen as training ground for local presidential elections later this year
May 25, 2014

Romanians expected to vote for 32 seats in the EP on Sunday after campaign seen as training ground for local presidential elections later this year.
Some 18 million Romanians are invited to vote for their 32 representatives in the European Parliament on Sunday. Running in the elections are 500 candidates, 13 parties, two alliances and 8 independents. A dull electoral campaign was dominated by confrontations between the governing Social Democrats, their former partners the National Liberals and an array of right-wing parties and was seen more as a testing ground for presidential elections due to take place in Romania later this year.
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