ElectionsChisinau

Elections for General Mayor of Chisinau municipality of June 5 and 19, 2011

The June 2011 elections were the sixth electoral campaign for General Mayor of Chisinau municipality. In the first round none of the 13 candidates received necessary 50% of votes needed for an outright win. Therefore, the runoff elections were held on June 19 between Igor Dodon and Dorin Chirtoaca, the two candidates who received the largest number of votes in the first round on June 5. The voter turnout was 59.88%, although there is no voter turnout threshold for the runoff local elections. Dorin Chirtoaca, the incumbent General Mayor of Chisinau municipality, was re-elected for a second term.
Elections for Chisinau Municipal Council
Electoral contestantsIst round, June 5, 2011IInd round, June 19, 2011
Sergiu Coropceanu Sergiu Coropceanu
Social Democratic Party
1,336
0.39%
  
Radu Busila Radu Busila
Christian Democratic People’s Party
1,258
0.36%
  
Oleg Oniscenco Oleg Oniscenco
“Casa Noastra — Moldova (Our Home — Moldova)” Party
818
0.24%
  
Igor Dodon Igor Dodon
Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova
166,232
48.07%
182,494
49.40%
Valerii Klimenco Valerii Klimenco
“Ravnopravie (Equality)” Movement
768
0.22%
  
Vitalia Pavlicenco Vitalia Pavlicenco
National Liberal Party
706
0.20%
  
Maia Laguta Maia Laguta
“Patriots of Moldova” Party
699
0.20%
  
Valentina Buliga Valentina Buliga
Democratic Party of Moldova
8,848
2.56%
  
Valeriu Plesca Valeriu Plesca
“Third Force” Electoral Bloc
493
0.14%
  
Mihail Manoli Mihail Manoli
Democratic People’s Party of Moldova
388
0.11%
  
Marcel Darie Marcel Darie
Party of Law and Justice
588
0.17%
  
Dorin Chirtoaca Dorin Chirtoaca
Liberal Party
160,827
46.51%
186,918
50.60%
Mihai Godea Mihai Godea
independent candidate
2,840
0.82%
  
Victor Bodiu Victor Bodiu
Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova
withdrew out of the electoral competition
    
Valentin Crilov Valentin Crilov
Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova
withdrew out of the electoral competition
    
 
Voter turnoutIst round, June 5, 2011IInd round, June 19, 2011
Number of voters included in the voter lists611,232613,357
Number of voters included in supplementary lists7,0576,314
Number of voters who received ballots352,544371,071
Number of voters who participated in voting352,523371,059
Number of invalid ballots6,7221,647
Number of total ballots cast345,801369,412
Voter turnout rate57.02%59.88%