As many as 126 political parties, alliances or unions have registered their names and logos for the June 5 local elections with the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC).
The updated BEC Registry now includes both old and new names, such as the Social Democratic Party (PSD), the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), the Alliance of Liberal and Democrats (ALDE), the National Union for Romania’s Progress (UNPR), the People’s Movement Party (PMP), alongside the Union for Romania (UpR), Sebesul verde (Green Sebes), Alianta Impreuna pentru Sacele (Together for Sacele Alliance), Partidul Societatii Iesene (Iasi Society Party), Partidul Comunitar din Romania (Romania’s Community Party), Partidul Sacalazului din Romania (Romania’s Sacalaz Party), Partidul Mandri ca suntem Aradeni (Proud to Be Citizens of Arad), etc.
The political and electoral parties and alliances as well as organisations that want to run in this summer’s local elections had March 28 – April 6 to register with the Central Electoral Bureau the names and logos they will be using for the elections.
The candidatures will have to be filed April 11-26, while the final ones will be unveiled on May 4.
The election campaigning will be held May 6 – June 4.
For the 2012 local elections, BEC approved the electoral logos of 82 political or electoral parties, alliances and organisations.