Romanian general election, 2000

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Romanian Presidential election
Romania
1996 ←
26 November 2000
10 December 2000

→ 2004

  Ion Iliescu (2004).jpg
Nominee Ion Iliescu Corneliu Vadim Tudor
Party PDSR PRM
Popular vote 6,696,623 3,324,247
Percentage 66.83% 33.17%

President before election

Emil Constantinescu
CDR

Elected President

Ion Iliescu
PDSR

General elections were held in Romania on 26 November 2000, with a second round of the presidential election on 10 December.[1] Ion Iliescu of the Social Democracy Party of Romania (PDSR) won the presidential elections, whilst the PDSR emerged as the largest party in Parliament, winning 155 of the 345 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 65 of the 140 seats in the Senate.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

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Romanian presidential election 2000 - second round.svg
Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Ion Iliescu Social Democracy Party of Romania 4,076,273 36.4 6,696,623 66.8
Corneliu Vadim Tudor Greater Romania Party 3,178,293 28.3 3,324,247 33.2
Theodor Stolojan National Liberal Party 1,321,420 11.8
Mugur Isărescu Independent 1,069,463 9.5
György Frunda Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania 696,989 6.2
Petre Roman Democratic Party 334,852 3.0
Teodor Meleșcanu Alliance for Romania 241,642 1.9
Eduard Gheorghe Manole Independent 133,991 1.2
Graziela-Elena Bârlă Independent 61,455 0.5
Paul-Philippe Hohenzollern PRN 55,238 0.5
Ion Sasu Socialist Party of Labour 38,375 0.3
Niculae Cerveni PLDR 31,983 0.3
Invalid/blank votes 346,484 163,845
Total 11,559,458 100 10,184,715 100
Registered voters/turnout 17,699,727 65.3 17,711,757 57.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Parliament[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democracy Party of Romania 4,040,212 37.1 65 +24
Greater Romania Party 2,288,483 21.0 37 +29
Democratic Party 825,437 7.6 13
National Liberal Party 814,381 7.5 13
Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania 751,310 6.9 12 +1
Romanian Democratic Convention 575,706 5.3 0 –53
Alliance for Romania 465,535 4.3 0 New
Romanian National Unity Party 154,761 1.4 0 –7
National Liberal Party–Câmpeanu 133,081 1.2 0 New
Other parties 843,004 7.7 0
Invalid/blank votes 653,834
Total 11,545,744 100 140 –3
Registered voters/turnout 17,699,727 65.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democracy Party of Romania 3,968,464 36.6 155 +64
Greater Romania Party 2,112,027 19.5 84 +65
Democratic Party 762,365 7.0 31
National Liberal Party 747,263 6.9 30
Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania 736,863 6.8 27 +2
Romanian Democratic Convention 546,135 5.0 0 –122
Romanian National Unity Party 149,525 1.5 0 –18
National Liberal Party–Câmpeanu 151,518 1.4 0 New
Other parties 1,665,264 15.4 0
Parties of national minorities 18 +3
Invalid/blank votes 706,761
Total 11,574,158 100 345 +2
Registered voters/turnout 17,699,727 65.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1591 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7