The Parliament Decided the Date for the Presidential Elections

The Parliament Decided the Date for the Presidential Elections
25 May 2020 | 07:47

The Parliament decided on May 21 that the presidential elections will be organized on November 1, 2020. 

On May 21, the Parliament voted for the presidential elections to be organized on November 1, 2020. Out of the 98 deputies present at the meeting, 50 deputies voted for. 

During the meeting, a deputy from the Action and Solidarity Party, Sergiu Litvinenco, submitted an amendment. He proposed that the date of the presidential election be October 25, 2020. However, the amendment was not supported. Iurie Reniță, Dignity, and Truth Party Platform deputy also proposed the date of the presidential elections to be October 25, 2020.

Information note of the draft law:

In accordance with the provisions of art.109 of the Electoral Code, elections for the position of President of Moldova shall take place at least 30 days and at most 60 days before the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent President. (3) The Parliament establishes the date of elections for the position of President of Moldova at least 60 days before the election day. President Igor Dodon’s term in office expires on December 23, 2020.

In this regard, the Parliament is to set the date for the election of the President of Moldova. Thus, it is proposed that by the decision of the Parliament to be established the day of November 1, 2020 – the day of the elections of the President of Moldova.”

On May 11, Dodon proposed that the ordinary presidential elections in the autumn of this year be held on November 1, 2020. Also on the same day, the Socialist Party announced that the draft decision in this regard had been submitted to Parliament.

AUTHOR MAIL

Subscribe to stay up-to-date with all the news!

Ziarul de Gardă. The only investigative newspaper in the Republic of Moldova. Subscribe too! Subscribe

Marking the International Youth Day

On August 12, the World celebrates International Youth Day. This year, the theme of International Youth Day is Youth Engagement for Global Action, aiming to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young p…
Marking the International Youth Day

Moldova Reports 474 New Cases of Coronavirus

Moldova reports 474 new cases of coronavirus. From the total number of cases today, three cases are imported. The number of people infected with the new type of coronavirus reached 28,697. At the same time, 19,…
Moldova Reports 474 New Cases of Coronavirus

Moldova Reports 382 New Cases of COVID-19

Moldova reports 382 new cases of coronavirus, nine of the cases, are in the breakaway Transnistria region. The number of cases in the breakaway Transnistria region reached 1,629. From the total number of the ca…
Moldova Reports 382 New Cases of COVID-19

President Igor Dodon Congratulated His Belarusian Counterpart Alexandr Lukashenko on His Victory in the Presidential Elections

President Igor Dodon, congratulated his Belarusian counterpart, Alexandr Lukashenko after the President-in-Office won the elections held on August 9 in Belarus. On August 10, Dodon congratulated Lukashenko on h…
President Igor Dodon Congratulated His Belarusian Counterpart Alexandr Lukashenko on His Victory in the Presidential Elections

The Investigation Into the Billion Theft Continues

The representatives of the General Prosecutor’s Office announced that they are going to send to court some materials in the bank fraud case.  On August 5, representatives of the General Prosecutor…
The Investigation Into the Billion Theft Continues

The Report of the National Integrity Authority

The National Integrity Authority drafted an activity report for the first half of 2020 that comprises the planned activities and the results during the reporting period. According to the report, the Integrity I…
The Report of the National Integrity Authority