New head of electoral body appointed
16:10 | 17.09.2021 Category: Political
Chisinau, 17 September /MOLDPRES/- The six appointed members of the Central Electoral Commission, which is 2/3 of the CEC, today elected president of the central electoral authority. Thus, Angelica Caraman became new president of the institution.
Angelica Caraman's candidacy was proposed by the new member of the CEC, Pavel Postică, who said that she has the greatest electoral experience among the six new members of the Commission. Postica added "given that new local elections will soon take place in 15 localities in the Republic of Moldova, the appointment of the CEC president is necessary to unblock the institution's activity."
At the same time, Pavel Postică requested the postponement of the process of electing the vice-president and the secretary of the CEC. "This postponement, by 15 days, is due to the fact that the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova did not delegate the other three members of the electoral authority," Postica said.
On September 16, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova appointed five members of the Central Electoral Commission. These are Alexandr Berlinschii, Angelica Caraman, Sergiu Gurduza, Ludmila Lupașco and Alexandru Musteața. All five candidacies were submitted by the parliamentary faction Action and Solidarity Party and voted by the majority of deputies.
Previously, President Maia Sandu delegated Pavel Postică, an expert of Promo-Lex, as a member of the CEC.
The mandate of the Central Electoral Commission is 5 years.