PSD declares victory in by-elections

PSD first vice-president Sorin Grindeanu declared that the Social Democrats won the by-elections in 17 localities out of 35.

“I want to congratulate our colleagues in the country. PSD won today a victory in the by-elections, from 35 localities, PSD won the elections in 17 localities. The whole governmental arc won in 16 and two localities were won by independent candidates, where PSD did not have a candidate “, said Grindeanu, in a press conference at the PSD headquarters.

The former prime minister added that this gave a new signal “that PSD wins all the elections”.

“Out of six cities where they had by-elections, PSD won in three, in Bocşa, in Târgu Bujor and in Filiaşi”, Sorin Grindeanu also stated.

The PNL candidate, Mihai Cristian Lazăr, won the position of mayor of Şimleu Silvaniei, following Sunday’s by-elections.

At the age of 27, Cristian Lazăr is a lawyer by profession.

According to the provisional data centralized by the Şimleu Silvaniei Constituency Electoral Bureau, Lazăr was voted by over 50% of those present at the polls, respectively 2,880 votes out of a total of 5,739 validly cast votes.

His main opponent, the Social Democrat Romeo Sabău, received almost 42% of the vote.

The other two candidates, Virgil Bob – USR PLUS and Călin Tulbure – were each voted independently by about 4% of voters.

Out of the 13,418 voters registered on the permanent lists, in Şimleu Silvaniei, 5,831 people went to the polls on Sunday, ie 43.45%, the weakest turnout in the by-elections, at national level.

Source: Cotidianul RO by

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