Posted by: Daniela Socolovschi
News / International
27 Sep. 2020 / 10:44
Local elections in Romania
More than 18 million voters in Romania are expected today at the polls to elect their mayors, county council presidents, but also those who will be part, for four years, of local and county councils, Moldova 1 reports.
The COVID-19 pandemic determined new rules for voting on Sunday, for the first time, Romanians being forced to comply with certain health protection measures, in order to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus.
Also due to the pandemic, the elections, which were to take place in June, were postponed, the mandate of the current local elected officials being extended.
The voting process will end at 21.00, when the exit polls will be announced