Moldovan presidential election, 1991

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Presidential elections were held in Moldova on 8 December 1991.[1] Mircea Snegur was the only candidate to contest the elections, and was elected unopposed.[2]

Background[edit]

The elections were held amid high ethnic tensions, with separatists in Gagauzia and Transnistria declaring they would not participate in the elections.

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Mircea Snegur Independent 1,952,142 98.2
Against 35,451 1.8
Invalid/blank votes 791
Total 1,988,384 100
Registered voters/turnout 2,368,287 84.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1330 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1343