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Local elections were held in Romania on 5 June 2016.[1]

Using a first past the post system, the following were contested:[2]

  • all the commune, town, and city councils (Local Councils, Romanian: Consilii Locale), and the Sectors Local Councils of Bucharest (Romanian: Consilii Locale de Sector)
  • the 41 County Councils (Romanian: Consilii Județene), and the Bucharest Municipal General Council (Romanian: Consiliul General Al Municipiului București). The 41 Presidents of the County Councils (Romanian: Președinții Consiliilor Județene) will be indirectly elected by the County Councilors.
  • all the mayors (Romanian: Primarii)

ResultsEdit

e • d Summary of the 5 June 2016 Romanian local election results
Party Mayor of Bucharest (PMB) Mayors (P) Local Councils
seats (CL)
County Councils
seats (CJ)
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Social Democratic Party[a]
(Partidul Social Democrat - PSD)
246,553 42.97% 1 3,330,213 38.98% 1,708 3,161,046 37.70% 16,969 3,270,909 39.60% 638
National Liberal Party[b]
(Partidul Național Liberal - PNL)
64,186 11.18% - 2,686,099 31.50% 1,081 2,478,549 29.60% 13,198 2,529,986 30.64% 504
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats[a]
(Alianța Liberalilor și Democraților - ALDE)
17,455 3.04% - 488,145 5.72% 64 545,767 6.52% 2,504 521,845 6.32% 80
Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania
(Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România - UDMR)
- - - 315,236 3.69% 195 390,321 4.66% 2,284 411,823 4.98% 95
People's Movement Party
(Partidul Mișcarea Populară - PMP)
37,098 6.46% - 304,924 3.57% 18 360,035 4.30% 1,315 368,985 4.46% 41
National Union for the Progress of Romania[a]
(Uniunea Națională pentru Progresul României - UNPR)
- - - 213,233 2.50% 26 245,633 2.93% 1,203 220,467 2.67% 14
Save Bucharest Union
(Uniunea Salvaţi Bucureştiul - USB)
175,119 30.52% - 96,789 1.13% - 121,099 1.44% 39 143,544 1.73% 15
Romanian Social Party
(Partidul Social Românesc - PSRO)
- - - 100,303 1.17% 4 102,839 1.22% 318 99,587 1.20% 7
Ecologist Party of Romania
(Partidul Ecologist Român - PER)
- - - 63,246 0.74% 1 87,016 1.03% 210 98,486 1.19% 8
United Romania Party
(Partidul România Unită - PRU)
8,356 1.45% - 51,200 0.60% 2 60,494 0.17% 169 66,131 0.80% -
Independents
10,639 1.85% - 486,826 5.71% 53 258,538 3.08% 316 52,800 0.63% 3
Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania
(Forumul Democrat al Germanilor din România - FDGR)
- - - 40,348 0.47% 5 40,599 0.48% 81 42,652 0.51% 10
Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania
(Erdélyi Magyar Néppárt/Partidul Popular Maghiar din Transilvania - PPMT)
- - - 21,171 0.24% - 35,019 0.41% 207 38,215 0.46% 6
Coalition for Baia Mare (FDGR-PNȚCD-PSRO-UNPR)
(Coaliția pentru Baia Mare - CBM)
- - - 32,111 0.37% 1 20,229 0.24% 11 26,217 0.31% 5
Hungarian Civic Party
(Magyar Polgári Párt/Partidul Civic Maghiar - PCM)
- - - 19,355 0.22% 13 18,993 0.22% 158 16,824 0.20% 6
Party for Argeș and Muscel
(Partidul pentru Argeș and Muscel)
- - - 14,625 0.17% - 15,049 0.17% 67 14,137 0.17% 2
Other political parties 14,369 2.48% - 213,522 2.28% 15 368,927 4.63% 1,015 275,054 3.24% -
Total: 573,775 100 1 8,477,346 100 3,186 8,310,153 100 40,067 8,197,662 100 1,434
Notes
  1. ^ PSD, ALDE and UNPR ran independently or in various electoral coalitions with each other (PSD-ALDE or PSD-UNPR).
  2. ^ PNL ran mostly by itself, with the exception of Tătărăștii de Jos, where it ran in a coalition with the Christian Democratic National Peasants' Party.
Sources: "Situatia mandatelor repartizate pe partide". Biroul Electoral Central. "Situatia voturilor obtinute de competitori pe partide". Biroul Electoral Central.


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