The number of Romanian voters registered with the Electoral Register is standing at 18,903,900 on June 30, by 1,216 more as compared to the last public information made by the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP).
“The differences occur due to the current operations carried out by mayors in the Electoral Register corresponding to the administrative-territorial units led by them,” reads a press release of AEP issued on Friday.
According to the source, during the month of April the mayoralties removed 19,074 deceased people from the Electoral Register, and another 196 were removed after being denied the right to exercise their right to vote or being placed under injunction.
On the other hand, as many as 175 people have regained their electoral rights as a result of the removal period having expired.
“The number of people who turned 18 in the above mentioned period stood at 20,271 and they were registered in the Electoral Register by AEP, based on the communication received from the Directorate for Persons Record and Database Administration (DEPABD),” reads the release.
From the overall number of Romanian voters who are enlisted in the electoral roll, 18,250,254 have the domicile or residence in Romania, and 653.646 have their domicile or residence abroad and possess CRDS [Romanian citizen with the domicile abroad] type passport.
According to Law no. 208/2015. the Electoral Register is a national registration system and updated identification data of the Romanian citizens, having the right to vote and of the information on their assignation to the polling stations.
The Electoral Register is divided into counties, municipalities, cities, and municipalities, with the domicile or residence in the country. The mayors or people designated by them have the responsibility to operate in this system, in order to record and update voters ? identification data and information concerning their assignation to the polling stations.