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Moldova Presidential Election Heads for a Second Round

Moldova’s Central Election Commission (CEC) announced early Monday that the opposition leader won more votes than the incumbent president in the presidential election, but not enough to avoid a run-off. The CEC said that with almost all ballots counted, former Prime Minister Maia Sandu had 36.10% of the vote, while President Igor Dodon had 32.66%. The second round of voting is scheduled for November 15. Sandu ran for Moldova’s top job on a pro-European political platform against a president who had promised to keep close ties with Moscow.Incumbent Moldovan President Igor Dodon speaks to media after casting his vote in …read more

Source:: Voice of America