Politics of Cluj-Napoca

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Mayor of Cluj-Napoca
Romanian: Primarul Municipiului Cluj-Napoca
Actual Cluj-Napoca CoA.png
Incumbent
Emil Boc

since 22 June 2012
Inaugural holder Dr. Iulian Pop
Formation 1919 (after the Unification of Romania)
Website http://www.primariaclujnapoca.ro/
Cluj-Napoca Local Council
Consiliul Local al
Municipiului Cluj-Napoca
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type Unicameral
Leadership
Deputy Mayor Gheorghe Şurubaru, PDL
Since 22 June 2012
Deputy Mayor Anna Horvath, UDMR
Since 22 June 2012
Structure
Seats 27
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Local Council political groups
Elections
Local Council voting system Closed list, D'Hondt method
Mayor voting system Direct vote, Two-round system (until 2012), Single round system (since 2012)
Local Council last election 10 June 2012
Mayor last election 10 June 2012
Meeting place
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Cluj-Napoca City Hall
Website
http://www.primariaclujnapoca.ro/

The last general local election was hold in 1 June 2008. The threshold was 5%. On the 15 February 2009, a by-election was held for the office of Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, following the nomination of the previous Mayor, Emil Boc as Prime-Minister.

List of mayors[edit]

# Name Portrait Born-Died Took office Left office Party
Principality of Transylvania
József Pataki April 1861  ?
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Zsigmond Szentkirályi 1 September 1867 1868
Unknown 1868 1874
Elek Simon 1 February 1874 1 September 1880
Károly Haller 1 August 1884 1 May 1886
Géza Albach 1 May 1886 30 June 1898
Géza Szvacsina 1 July 1898 30 November 1913
Gusztáv Haller 1 December 1913 19 January 1919
Kingdom of Romania
1 Iulian Pop 19 January 1919 April 1923
Aurel Moga April 1923 April 1923
2 Octavian Utalea 1 May 1923 14 March 1926
3 Theodor Mihali 21 April 1926 21 October 1926
4 Vasile Osvadă 21 October 1926 23 June 1927
(3) Theodor Mihali 23 June 1927 24 July 1931
5 Prof. Coriolan Tătaru 24 July 1931 31 January 1932
6 Dr. Sebastian Bornemisa 1 February 1932 11 June 1932
7 Dr. Victor Deleu 11 June 1932 18 November 1933
8 Prof. Dr. Nicolae Drăganu 18 November 1933 1 January 1938
9 Dr. Laurian Gabor 1 January 1938 13 February 1938
10 Richard Filipescu 17 February 1938 23 September 1938
(6) Dr. Sebastian Bornemisa 23 September 1938 September 1940
Kingdom of Hungary (Vienna awards)
Dr. Vasarhelyi Lászlo September 1940 16 April 1941
Keledy Tibor 16 April 1941 1944
Kingdom of Romania (restored)
11 Dr. Ioan Demeter 1944 1944
12 Tudor Bugnariu 1944 1945
13 Gheorghe Chintezanu 1944 1947
Communist Romania
(13) Gheorghe Chintezanu 1947 1952
14 Petre Jurca 1952 1957
15 Aurel Duca 1956 1960
16 Gheorghe Lăpădeanu 1960 1968
17 Remus Buc?a 1968 1975
18 Constantin Cri?an 1975 1983
19 Constantin Chirilă 1983 1985
20 Nicolae Preda 1985 1986
21 Gheorghe Cordea 1986 1989
Romania
22 Ion Pop 1989 1990
23 Alexandru Șerban 1990 1990
24 Mihai Tălpean 1990 1991
25 Teodor Groza 1991 1992
26 Gheorghe Funar 1992 June 2004 PUNR/PRM
27 Emil Boc June 2004 December 2008 PD/PD-L
28 Sorin Apostu December 2008 November 2011 PD-L
Radu Moisin November 2011 22 June 2012 PD-L
(27) Emil Boc 22 June 2012 PD-L


Mayor and Municipal Council election 2000[edit]

Summary of the June 2000 Cluj Napoca Local election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România) 31618 22.50 8
Greater Romania Party (Partidul România Mare) 30762 21.89 8
Party of Social Democracy in Romania, now Social Democratic Party (Partidul Social Democrat) 16605 11.81 5
Convenţia Democrată Română (Convenţia Democrată Română) 10264 7.30 3
Romanian National Unity Party ?(no data) ?(no data) 3
National Liberal Party (Partidul Naţional Liberal) 5432 3.86 2
Party of Alliance for Romania 4606 3.26 2
Total (turnout 54.5%)   31

Mayor and Municipal Council election 2004[edit]

Summary of the 6 June 2004 Cluj Napoca Local election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
Justice and Truth Alliance (Alianţa Dreptate si Adevăr) 43823 29.57 9
Greater Romania Party(Partidul România Mare) 30864 20.82 6
Social Democratic Party (Partidul Social Democrat) 30457 20.55 6
Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România) 28172 19.01 6
Humanist Party of Romania, now Conservative Party (Partidul Conservator) 2963 2.0 -
Romanian National Unity Party 2015 1.36 -
Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party 1393 0.94 -
Total (turnout %)   27


Mayor and Municipal Council election 2008[edit]

Political structure of the Local (City) Council for the 2008 - 2012 legislature

Bolded names represent the parties that entered the Local Council.

Summary of the 1 June 2008 Cluj Napoca Local election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
Democratic Liberal Party (Partidul Democrat) 16
Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania
(Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România)
5
National Liberal Party (Partidul Naţional Liberal) 3
Social Democratic Party (Partidul Social Democrat) 3
Greater Romania Party(Partidul România Mare) 0
Conservative Party (Partidul Conservator) 0
Christian Social Popular Union (Uniunea Populară Social Creştină) 0
PP (') 0
Green Party (Partidul Verde)
National Initiative Party (Partidul Iniţiativa Naţionalã) 0
(PCM) 0
(UPSS) 0
Socialist Alliance Party (PAS) 0
Ecologist Party of Romania (PER) 0
(PRE) 0
Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party
(Partidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat)
0
(PNG-CD) 0
Valentin Guia (independent) 0
Total (turnout %)   27


Mayoral by-election, 2009[edit]

Summary of the 15 February 2009 Cluj-Napoca Local partial election results
Candidates - Parties and alliances Votes %
Sorin Apostu - Democratic Liberal Party (Partidul Democrat-Liberal) 49,234 56
Marius Nicoară - National Liberal Party (Partidul Naţional Liberal) 23
Teodor Pop-Puscas - PSD+PC Alliance (Alianţa PSD+PC)
Sorin Oancea - Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party (Partidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat)
Gheorghe Oros - Socialist Alliance Party (Partidul Alianţa Socialistă)
Gheorghe Aştileanu - New Generation Party – Christian Democratic (PArtidul Noua Generaţie - Creştin Democrat)
Gergely Balasz - Hungarian Civic Party (Partidul Civic Maghiar)
Laszlo Csaba - Green Party (Partidul Verde)
Grigore Pop - Independent
Total: 274,300 (turnout 30.19%)  


Mayor and Municipal Council election 2012[edit]

Bolded names represent the parties that gained seats in the Cluj-Napoca Local Council.

Summary of the 10 June 2012 Cluj-Napoca Local Council election results
Parties and alliances Votes  % Seats
Social Liberal Union (Uniunea Social Liberală) 51,831 39.65 12
Democratic Liberal Party (Partidul Democrat Liberal) 43,495 33.27 10
Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România) 16,911 12.93 4
People's Party - Dan Diaconescu (Partidul Poporului - Dan Diaconescu) 7,413 5.67 1
Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party (Partidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat) 2,183 1.67 0
Hungarian People's Party in Transylvania (Partidul Popular Maghiar din Transilvania) 2,158 1.65 0
Greater Romania Party (Partidul România Mare) 2,136 1.63 0
Ecologist Party of Romania (Partidul Ecologist Român) 1,454 1.11 0
National Union for the Advancement of Romania (Uniunea Națională pentru Progresul României) 799 0.61 0
Romanian Socialist Party (Partidul Socialist Român) 456 0.34 0
Green Party (Partidul Verde) 446 0.34 0
People's Party (Cojocaru Law) (Partidul Poporului (Legea Cojocaru)) 424 0.32 0
Romanian Ecologist Union Paty (Partidul Uniunea Ecologistă din România) 367 0.28 0
Gipsy Democratic Civic Alliance (Alianța Civică Democratică a Rromilor) 304 0.23 0
Party of the Roma (Asociația Partida Romilor "Pro-Europa") 208 0.15 0
Socialist Alliance Party (Partidul Alianța Socialistă) 117 0.08 0
Total (turnout %) Biroul Electoral Central - Alegerile locale 2012 307,532 100 27
Summary of the 10 June 2012 Cluj-Napoca Mayor election results
Parties and alliances Candidate Votes  %
Democratic Liberal Party (Partidul Democrat Liberal) Emil Boc 53,674 40.60
Social Liberal Union (Uniunea Social Liberală) Marius Nicoară 52,251 39.53
Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România) Péter Eckstein-Kovács 12,225 9.24
People's Party - Dan Diaconescu (Partidul Poporului - Dan Diaconescu) Iuliu Țăgorean 4,689 3.54
Independent Mircia Giurgiu 3,368 2.54
Hungarian People's Party in Transylvania (Partidul Popular Maghiar din Transilvania) Balazs Gergely 1,523 1.15
Independent Mădălina Paul 1,245 0.94
Greater Romania Party (Partidul România Mare) Ioan Avram 1.221 0.92
Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party (Partidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat) Emil Culda 1,064 0.80
People's Party (Cojocaru Law) (Partidul Poporului (Legea Cojocaru)) Dalia Fodor 395 0.29
Ecologist Party of Romania (Partidul Ecologist Român) Elmer Antal 385 0.29
Romanian Socialist Party (Partidul Socialist Român) Liliana Iancu 135 0.10
Total (turnout %) Biroul Electoral Central - Alegerile locale 2012 (p. 164) 307,532 100