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2000 Presidential Elections

Date: first round: 26 November; second round: 10 December 2000
Number of registered voters: 17,699,727
Turnout: first round: 65.31%; second round 57.50%
Votes: Total Cast: 11,559,458(first round); Valid: 10,839,424(first round); 10,020,870 (second round).

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CANDIDATES PARTY/NOMINATED BY VOTES VOTES VOTES (SECOND ROUND) VOTES (SECOND ROUND)
Ion Iliescu PSDR 4,076,273 36.35 6696623 66.83
Cornelui Vadim Tudor PRM 3,178,293 28.34 3324247 33.17
Theodor Dumitru Stolojan PNL 1,321,420 11.78
Constantin Mugurel Isarescu independent (supported by CDR2000) 1,069,463 9.54
György Frunda UDMR 696,989 6.22
Petre Roman PD 334,852 2.99
Teodor Viorel Melescanu ApR 214,642 1.91
Eduard Gheorghe Manole Independent 133,991 1.19
Graziela-Elena Barla Independent 61,455 0.55
Paul-Philippe Hohenzollern PRN 55,238 0.49
Ion Sasu PSM 38,375 0.34
Nicolae Cerveni PLDR 31,983 0.29
TOTAL 11,212,974 100 10,020,870 100

LEGEND
PDSR - Romanian Democratic - Social Pole (Polul Democrat- Social din Romania); alliance of PDSR (Party of Social Democracy; see previous elections), PSDR (Social Democratic Party) and PUR (Humanistic Party of Romania)
PRM - Greater Romania Party (Partidul Romania Mare)
PNL - National Liberal Party (Partidul National Liberal)
CDR2000 - Romanian Democratic Convention 2000 (Conventia Democrata Romana 2000); alliance of PNTCD (National Peasant Party-Christian Democratic) and a number of small parties
UDMR/RMDSZ - Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (Uniunea Democrata a Maghiarilor din Romania)
PD - Democratic Party (Partidul Democrat)
ApR - Alliance for Romania (Alianta pentru Romania)
PSM - Socialist Party of Labour (Partidul Socialist al Muncii)
PRN
PLDR

SOURCES BEC - Biroul Electoral Central (Central Electoral Bureau)

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