28 November 2021

Gheorghe Russu

Vice-director, The Center for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption

Parties-Phantoms, Parties - State Institutions, Parties - State Enterprises


20 parties have registered in the current election campaign. Many people say it is a too big number for such a small country as Moldova. At the same time, much more parties could take part in the election campaign.

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Like last April 5, the July 29 early parliamentary elections will be open to 28 political parties and movements of Moldova.
INFOTAG, 23 June 2009, 15:15

Chisinau, June 23 ( INFOTAG ). The list of these organizations has been compiled by the Ministry of Justice, approved by the Central Election Commission last night, and has come into effect today.

The said list includes the following organizations: the Democratic Party, the Communist Party, the Moldova Noastra Alliance, the Agrarian party, the Socialist Party, the Law and Justice Party, the Christian Democratic Popular Party, the Speranta-Nadezhda Movement of Professionals, the Liberal Party, the New Moldovan National Party, the Social Democratic Party, the Forta Noua Socio-political movement, the Patria-Rodina party of Socialists, the Ravnopraviye [Equal Rights] Socio-Political Movement, the "Alianţa Verde" [Green Alliance] Ecological Party, the Romanian National party, the People's Republican Party, the Centrist Union of Moldova, the "Moldova Unită" Party of Spiritual Development, the Conservative Party, the National Liberal Party, the Acţiunea Europeană [European Action] socio-political movement, the Party "Pentru Neam şi Tara" ["For People and Country"], the Liberal Democratic Party, the European People's Party, and the Party of the Humani sts.

Of the said 28 organizations, only 15 applied for the April 5 parliamentary elections, of which 3 parties quitted the race yet in March. Eight parties of the remaining 13 delegated their representatives to the tickets of other parties. And only 5 parties did not take part in the April 5 elections in whatever form.

On June 23, the Monitorul Oficial governmental paper has published an estimate of electoral expenditures drawn up by the CEC for the July 29 elections in the amount of 33.8 million lei. However, the Government has already stated it can provide only 22 million lei from its Reserve Fund.

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