POLITICS

Elected Bucharest Mayor, Gabriela Firea resigns from Parliament

Gabriela Firea has resigned from Parliament in order to avoid being incompatible, and will take over the office of Bucharest Mayor.

Likewise, Gabriel Mutu, Daniel Florea and Dan Tudorache have also resigned after winning Bucharest District Mayoralties.

The Social Democrats will lose 4 MPs after winning Bucharest.

Gabriela Firea, elected Bucharest Mayor, will be sworn in on Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the Excelsior Theatre. 55 local councillors will be sworn in too, in a ceremony that will start at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Firea was elected Bucharest Mayor on June 5, with 246,553 votes, representing 42.97 percent of the total number of votes cast. Compared to the total number of Bucharesters eligible to vote (1,780,307 persons), Gabriela Firea has been basically elected by 13.84 percent of voters.

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