The judge Mona Pivniceru was elected, on Friday, a member in the High Council of Magistrates (CSM), as representative of the High Court judges, winning by two votes over her opposing candidate, Gabriela Barsan, Mediafax reports. Pivniceru got 49 votes in the last round, while Barsan collected only 47. The candidates for the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) representative were the judges Victoria Gabriela Barsan – the head of the Litigations Section, Adrian Bordea – the head of the Commercial Section and Mona Maria Pivniceru – the chair of the Romanian Magistrates’ Association, judge at the Civil Section. The candidates on behalf of the courts of appeal were Dana Cristina Garbovan – judge at the Cluj Court of Appeal, Alina Nicoleta Ghica – judge at the Bucharest Court of Appeal and Mihai Viorel Tudoran – the Ploiesti Court of Appeal. The candidates representing the prosecutor’s offices affiliated to courts are Florentina Gavadia – the Sector 6 Court’s Prosecutor’s Office, Claudiu Constantin – the Brasov Court’s Prosecutor’s Office, Otilia Iolanda Elena Miclosina – the Resita Court’s Prosecutor’s Office, Ionel Dorel Motiu – the Marghita Court’s Prosecutor’s Office, Alexe Scurtu – the Gaesti Court’s Prosecutor’s Office. The votes for the representatives of the courts of appeal and prosecutor’s offices are to be centralised in the following days. The Senate has already appointed Georgiana Iorgulescu and Cristina Dumitrescu as representatives of the civil society in CSM.