: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Moldova Holding the Second Round of Presidential Election  

Voters in Moldova are going to the polls Sunday for the second round of presidential election to choose between the pro-Moscow incumbent Igor Dodon and pro-European opposition leader Maia Sandu.   Moldova’s Central Election Commission announced two weeks ago that Sandu had won more votes than Dodon in the first round, but not enough to avoid a runoff. The commission said that after the first round’s tally, former Prime Minister Sandu had 36.10% of the vote, while Dodon had 32.66%. Sandu, 48, ran for Moldova’s top job with a pro-European political platform against a president who had promised to keep …read more

Source:: Voice of America