National Liberal Party (PNL) candidate President Klaus Iohannis obtained 39 percent of the votes in Sunday’s presidential elections, Social Democratic Party (PSD) representative Viorica Dancila – 22.5 percent, and USR PLUS candidate Dan Barna – 16.4 percent, according to the exit poll of the CURS Urban and Regional Sociology Centre and the Avangarde Socio-Behavioural Studies Group.
According to the exit-poll results, the candidates ranking next are:
Mircea Diaconu – the UN OM Alliance: 7.9 percent
Theodor Paleologu – People’s Movement Party: 6.1 percent
Kelemen Hunor – Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania: 3.9 percent
Ramona-Ioana Bruynseels – Party of Humanist Power: 1.9 percent
Alexandru Cumpanasu – independent: 1.2 percent
Viorel Catarama – Liberal Right: 0.3 percent
Catalin Ivan – Alternative for National Dignity: 0.2 percent
Ninel Peia -The Romanian People Party: 0.2 percent
Bogdan Marian Stanoevici – independent: 0.2 percent
Sebastian-Constantin Popescu – The New Romania Party: 0.1 percent
John-Ion Banu – The Romanian Nation Party: 0.1 percent
According to CURS-Avangarde, the data is valid for 19.30 hrs and only for the polling station on the Romanian territory, without taking into account the polling stations from abroad.
“The results presented did not take into account the distribution of the diaspora vote, which could influence the hierarchy. We estimate that the diaspora votes will bring about 3 percent more for Klaus Iohannis and Dan Barna,” according to CURS-Avangarde representatives.
The sample consisted of 400 polling stations and over 500 interview operators were used. The number of interviewees was over 22,000. The rate of refusal to respond was over 19 percent, and the margin for error is +/- 2.5 percent, at a confidence level of 95 percent.
Exit-poll IRES: Klaus Iohannis – 38.7pct, Viorica Dancila – 22pct, Dan Barna – 16.1pct
National Liberal Party (PNL) candidate President Klaus Iohannis won 38.7pct in Sunday’s presidential elections, Social Democratic Party (PSD) representative Viorica Dancila – 22pct, and USR PLUS candidate Dan Barna, 16.1pct, according to the survey conducted at the exit from the polls by the Romanian Institute for Evaluation and Strategy – IRES.
On the following places, the results of the exit-poll are as follows:
Mircea Diaconu (UN OM Alliance) – 8.2pct
Theodor Paleologu (PMP) – 5.2pct
Kelemen Hunor (Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania) – 4.6pct
Ramona-Ioana Bruynseels (Humanist Power Party) – 2.0pct
Alexandru Cumpanasu (independent) – 1.2pct
Viorel Catarama (Liberal Right) – 0.4pct
Bogdan Stanoevici (independent) – 0.3pct
Ninel Peia (Romanian People Party) – 0.3pct
Catalin Ivan (Alternative for National Dignity) – 0.2pct
Sebastian Ionescu (New Romania Party) – 0.2pct
John-Ion Banu (Romanian Nation Party) – 0.1pct.