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Over 1,000 young Moldovans protest against presidential polls' results

16:46 | 14.11.2016 Category:

Chisinau, 14 November /MOLDPRES/ – More than a thousand young people came out today to protest outside in front of the Central Election Commission (CEC), manifesting disagreement with the polls’ results and the mode they were conducted in the Diaspora.

According to organizers, the election process was rigged and organized in a wrong way, because there were not enough ballot papers for the citizens abroad. They also not satisfied that in Transnistrian region it was organized transportation for voters. Young people require repeated elections or the results’ review.

At the same time, the protesters called for CEC’s resignation and drafted several petitions to be submitted as embassies and institutions in the country to not recognize the elections.

Yesterday, on 13 November, the presidential election was held in Moldova and after validating all the minutes, the candidate of the Party of Socialists Igor Dodon accumulated the most votes 53,18 per cent, while the joint right – wing leader of the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS), Dignity and Truth Platform Party (PPDA) and Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova (PLDM) Maia Sandu obtained 47,82 per cent.

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