A total of 18,277,372 enfranchised citizens were entered in the Electoral Roll as of August 4, by 2,295 more than one month ago, the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) announced in a release to Agerpres.
According to the document, the difference arises from current operations carried out by the mayors in the electoral rolls of their administrative-territorial units.
The Electoral Roll is the national ID registration and update system for the Romanian citizens with voting right, that also includes data on their assignment to the polling stations. It is structured by counties, municipalities, cities, communes, and includes the Romanian citizens who live or reside in the country.
The persons authorized to perform operations in the Electoral Roll of the Romanian citizens living or residing in the country are the mayors or the persons appointed by mayors under order, as per the law.
According to AEP, there are 231,805 young people who became eligible to vote as they recently turned 18, while 5,259 Romanian citizens are over 100 years old.