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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Next Parliament will be composed of six parties, poll

The next Parliament will consist of six political organizations, according to the survey “Vox Populi II– July 2009” presented on Thursday.
Info-Prim Neo, 23 July 2009, 18:59

2009-07-23/13:19/ Chisinau (IPN) 38.5% of the respondents with certain political convictions would vote for the Communists Party (PCRM), 17.7% – for the Liberal Party (PL), 12.8% – for the Liberal Democratic Party (PLDM), while 12.6% - for the Democratic Party (PDM). The Moldova Noastra Alliance would also enter the Parliament with 9.2% of the vote, while the Social-Democratic Party would garner 6.1% of the vote, Info-Prim Neo reports.

The Public Opinion Barometer presented on July 20 said that the next Parliament could be formed by four parties: the PCRM with 31.1% of the vote, the PL – with 13.2%, the PDM – with 9.6%, while the PLDM – with 7.2%. 22.4% of those questioned have not yet decided who to vote for. The AMN would gain 2.6% of the poll. The election threshold is 5%.

The poll “Vox Populi II– July 2009” shows that 62% of the respondents would definitely go to the polls if elections were held next Sunday, 21% would probably go, while 5% would probably not go. 7% of those surveyed will not take part in elections, while 4% have not yet decided, Victor Mocanu, president of the Association of Sociologists of Moldova, told a news conference on Thursday.

The survey also says that 69.8% of the April 5 supporters of the PCRM would again vote for this party on July 29, 19.3% have not yet made up their minds, 8.9% would vote for the PDM, while 1.8% would not participate in the vote.

77% of the persons that voted for the PL on April 5 remained loyal to this party, 5.8% would support the PLDM, 6.5% – the PDM. 7.4% have not yet decided, while 2.8% will not go to the polls.

73.5% of those that voted for the PLDM would again vote for this party, 8.3% would choose the PL, 7.4% - the PDM, 9.4% – don’t know, while 1.4% will not take part in the vote.

The poll shows that 68.4% of the supporters of the AMN would choose this party again, 2.6% would vote for the PL, 6.2% – for the PLDM, 7.9% – for the PDM. 13.7% have not decided yet, while about 1% will not cast their votes.

8.1% of those that voted for extraparliamentary parties and independent candidates on April 5 would now support the PCRM, 0.6% – the PPCD, 3.2% – the AMN, 6.9% – the PL, 3.2% – the PLDM, 18.7% – the PDM, 16.3% - the PSD. About 30% have not yet decided, while 12.5% will not go to the polls.

The survey was carried out on a sample of 1,548 persons. It has a margin of error of 2.6%.

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