ElectionsBashkan

Elections of the Governor (Bashkan) of Gagauzia (Gagauz Yeri) on March 22, 2015

At 22 March 2015 has been the day of elections of the Governor of Gagauzia. Ten electoral contestants, all being independent candidates, participated in the elections. To win the elections, a candidate must obtain at least 50% of votes in the first round. If none of the candidates obtains the simple majority of citizens’ votes in the first round, a second round of elections will be organized within two weeks, with the participation of the two candidates who gathered the most votes in the first round.

The rate of participation registered at the closing time of voting places (at 21:00) was 58.21%, which is sufficient to consider the elections valid.

Results of Elections

Valerii Ianioglo Valerii Ianioglo
independent candidate
(“United Gagauzia”)
5,080
7.98%
Ruslan Garbali Ruslan Garbali
independent candidate
3,075
4.83%
Nicolai Dudoglo Nicolai Dudoglo
independent candidate
(PDM, MR, “New Gagauzia”, Oleg Caici)
12,136
19.06%
Irina Vlah Irina Vlah
independent candidate
(PSRM, Serghei Buzadji)
32,543
51.11%
Oleg Garizan Oleg Garizan
independent candidate
3,251
5.11%
Alexandr Stoianoglo Alexandr Stoianoglo
independent candidate
3,174
4.98%
Serghei Cernev Serghei Cernev
independent candidate
122
0.19%
Dmitrii Croitor Dmitrii Croitor
independent candidate
3,956
6.21%
Ilia Anastasov Ilia Anastasov
independent candidate
84
0.13%
Leonid Dobrov Leonid Dobrov
independent candidate
253
0.40%
Serghei Buzadji Serghei Buzadji
independent candidate
withdrew out of the electoral competition
Oleg Caici Oleg Caici
independent candidate
withdrew out of the electoral competition
 
Voter turnoutIst round, March 22, 2015
Number of voters included in the voter lists105,469
Number of voters included in supplementary lists4,529
Number of voters who received ballots64,034
Number of voters who participated in voting64,033
Number of invalid ballots359
Number of total ballots cast63,674
Voter turnout rate58.21%