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General Local Elections of June 14 and 28, 2015

Local general elections were held in the Republic of Moldova in June 2015 to elect 898 mayors, 1,116 district councilors and 10,564 village/communes/city councilors. The first round of elections on June 14 was validated as the 25% election validation threshold was passed in all 35 district constituencies. Because in 457 localities, none of the candidates for mayor got necessary 50% of votes needed for an outright win, on June 28 the runoff elections were held, in 2 localities — repeated elections.

Elections for General Mayor of Chisinau municipality

Dorin Chirtoaca
The June 2015 elections were the seventh electoral campaign for General Mayor of Chisinau municipality. In the first round none of the 17 candidates received necessary 50% of votes needed for an outright win. Therefore, the runoff elections were held on June 28 between Dorin Chirtoaca and Zinaida Greceanii, the two candidates who received the largest number of votes in the first round on June 14. The voter turnout was 48.68%, 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 third term[]
Detailed results

Elections for Chisinau Municipal Council

Electoral contestantsVotes%Seats
  Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 14,901

5.14%

3
  Liberal Party 85,693

29.54%

17
  Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova 91,983

31.71%

19
  Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova 10,487

3.62%

2
  “European People’s Platform of Moldova — Iurie Leanca” Electoral Bloc 33,511

11.55%

6
  Partidul Nostru (Our Party) 18,358

6.33%

3
  Democratic Party of Moldova 7,941

2.74%

1

Nationwide Results

Electoral contestantsDistrict and municipal councilsCity and village councilsMayors
VotesSeats
VotesSeats
Seats
  Democratic Party of Moldova 226,661
17.60%
259
23.21%
232,460
21.86%
2,810
26.60%
287
31.96%
  Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 131,609
10.22%
137
12.28%
116,472
10.95%
1,178
11.15%
77
8.57%
  Socialist Party of Moldova 822
0.06%

502
0.05%
3
0.03%

  Party of Law and Justice 1,013
0.08%




  Christian Democratic People’s Party 419
0.03%

156
0.01%


  Liberal Party 162,446
12.62%
92
8.24%
87,001
8.18%
729
6.90%
51
5.68%
  Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova 213,287
16.56%
159
14.25%
130,908
12.31%
1,293
12.24%
52
5.79%
  “Ravnopravie (Equality)” Movement 439
0.03%

6,079
0.57%
18
0.17%
1
0.11%
  Ecological Green Party 1,295
0.10%

959
0.09%
5
0.05%

  Partidul Nostru (Our Party) 143,445
11.14%
134
12.01%
87,029
8.18%
792
7.50%
44
4.90%
  National Liberal Party 9,206
0.71%

4,845
0.46%
23
0.22%
3
0.33%
  Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova 235,430
18.28%
259
23.21%
236,746
22.26%
2,765
26.17%
287
31.96%
  “Patriots of Moldova” Party 388
0.03%

99
0.01%


  “Casa Noastra — Moldova (Our Home — Moldova)” Party 1,379
0.11%

1,421
0.13%
9
0.09%
1
0.11%
  Antimafia People’s Movement 4,632
0.36%

2,164
0.20%
7
0.07%

  People’s Party of the Republic of Moldova 8,104
0.63%

6,268
0.59%
28
0.27%
1
0.11%
  “Democratia Acasa (Democracy at Home)” Party 4,054
0.31%

441
0.04%


  Party of Regions of Moldova 346
0.03%

822
0.08%
6
0.06%

  People’s Socialist Party of Moldova

131
0.01%


  “Renastere (Renaissance)” Party 986
0.08%

847
0.08%
4
0.04%

  “European People’s Platform of Moldova — Iurie Leanca” Electoral Bloc 98,005
7.61%
68
6.09%
62,798
5.90%
513
4.86%
27
3.01%
  “Lista Poporului (People’s List)” Electoral Bloc 2,737
0.21%
2
0.18%
1,861
0.17%
9
0.09%

  Independent candidates 40,935
3.18%
6
0.54%
83,597
7.86%
372
3.52%
67
7.46%
 
Voter turnoutDistrict and municipal councilsCity and village councilsMayors
Number of voters included in the voter lists2,678,2532,198,9122,814,262
Number of voters included in supplementary lists28,87921,81725,258
Number of voters who received ballots1,335,0451,104,4111,380,806
Number of voters who participated in voting1,334,9041,104,0641,380,737
Number of invalid ballots47,26640,45822,434
Number of total ballots cast1,287,6381,063,6061,358,303
Voter turnout rate49.32%49.73%48.63%