Romania

Results of the 26 May 2019 European elections

Political PartiesEuropean affiliationNumber of votesPercentage of votesNumber of seatsTrend compared with 2014
National Liberal Party, PNL EPP27%10
Social Democratic Party, PSD S&D22.50%8
Alliance 2020 USR PLUS ALDE22.36%8New
Pro Romania (PRO) S&D
ECR
6.44%2New
People's Movement Party EPP5.76%2
Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, RMDS EPP5.26%2

List of MEPs

Ioan-Rares Bogdan National Liberal PartyEPP
Mircea-Gheorghe HavaNational Liberal PartyEPP
Siegfried Vasile MuresanNational Liberal PartyEPP
Vasile BlagaNational Liberal PartyEPP
Adina-Ioana Valean National Liberal PartyEPP
Daniel BudaNational Liberal PartyEPP
Dan-Stefan MotreanuNational Liberal PartyEPP
Gheorge FalcaNational Liberal PartyEPP
Cristian-Silviu BusoiNational Liberal PartyEPP
Marian-Jean MarinescuNational Liberal PartyEPP
Rovana PlumbSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Carmen-Gabriel AvramSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Iulian-Claudiu MandaSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Cristian-Vasile TerhesSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Dan NicaSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Maria GrapiniSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Tudor CiuhodaruSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Adrian-Dragos BeneaSocial Democratic PartyS&D
Dacian Julien CiolosAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Cristian Ghinea Alliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Dragos-Nicolae PislaruAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Clotilde-Marie-Brigitte ArmandAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Ioan-Dragos TudoracheAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Nicolae-Bogdanel StefanutaAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Vlad-Marius BotosAlliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Ramona-Victoria Strugariu Alliance 2020 USR PLUSALDE
Victor-Viorel Ponta Pro RomaniaS&D
Corina CretuPro RomaniaECR
Traian Bäsescu Popular Movement PartyEPP
Eugen Tomac Popular Movement PartyEPP
Iuliu Winkler Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in RomaniaEPP
Loränt-Gy6rgy Vincze Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in RomaniaEPP
Elected MEP after Brexit
Victor NegrescuSocial Democratic PartyS&D

Lists for the elections on 26 May 2019

Name of partyTranslationEuropean affiliationLeading candidateWebsiteProgramme
Romániai Magyar Demokrata SzövetségDemocratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, RMDSEPPIuliu Winklerrmdsz.roProgramme
Partidul Mișcarea PopularăPopular Movement Party EPPTraian Basescu pmponline.roProgramme
Partidul National LiberalNational Liberal Party, PNLEPPRareş Bogdanpnl.ro
Partidul Social DemocratSocial Democratic Party, PSDS&DRovana Plumb psd.ro
Alianța Liberalilor și Democraților (ALDE)Alliance of Liberals and DemocratsALDE
Norica Nicolaialde.ro
Pro Romania (PRO)Pro Romania (PRO)ECRVictor Ponta proromania.roProgramme
Partidul Socialist Român Socialist Romanian PartyGUE/NGLMarin Badeapsr.roProgramme
Alianța 2020 USR PLUSAlliance 2020 USR PLUS/Dacian Ciolosusrplus.roProgramme
Partidul România Unita United Romania Party/Mihai-Bogdan Diaconuproromania.roProgramme
Partidul PRODEMOParty PRODEMO/Catalin-Sorin Ivan
Brocului Unitatii Nationale – BUN Block of National Unity/Alexandru-Gabriel Vulpoiubundecentenar.roProgramme
Partidul social democrat independentIndependent Social Democrat Party/Cornel-George Comsa
Partidul Uniunea Națională pentru Progresul RomânieiNational Union for the Progress of Romania/unpr.ro

Reminder of the European 2014 results:

Political PartiesEuropean
Political
Affiliation
%
of votes cast
No
of MEPs
Social Democratic Party (PSD)PES37,60 %16
National Liberal Party (PNL)ALDE15 %6
Democratic Liberal Party (PD-L)EPP12,23 %5
People’s Movement Party (PMP)EPP6.21%2
Democratic Union of Hungarians of Romania (UDMR)EPP6.30%2
Independent6,81 %1

Electoral Procedures

> Election Dates : 26 May 2019
> Number of MEPs: 32
> At what age can one vote? 18 years
> At what age can one be elected? 23 years
> Who can vote? European citizens living in Romania

Electoral rules

> Voting method : Closed list
> Means for attributing seats : D’Hondt Method
> Can candidates be chosen from a list? No

List of MEPs

European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Daniel BUDA Partidul Democrat-liberal
Cristian-Silviu BUSOI Partidul Democrat-liberal
Monica Luisa MOCOVEIPartidul Democrat-liberal
Ramona Nicole MĂNESCUPartidul Democrat-liberal
Marian-Jean MARINESCUPartidul Democrat-liberal
Siegfried MUREŞAN Partidul Mișcarea Populară
Cristian Dan PREDAPartidul Mișcarea Populară
Csaba SÓGORUniunea Democrată Maghiară din România
Theodor Dumitru STOLOJANPartidul Democrat-liberal
Mihai ŢURCANUPartidul Naţional Liberal
Traian UNGUREANUPartidul Democrat-liberal
Adina-Ioana VĂLEANPartidul Naţional Liberal
Iuliu WINKLER Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Victor BOŞTINARUPartidul Social Democrat
Andi CRISTEAPartidul Social Democrat
Damian DRĂGHICIUniunea Națională pentru Progresul României
Doru-Claudian FRUNZULICĂUniunea Națională pentru Progresul României
Maria GRAPINIPartidul Conservator
Cătălin Sorin IVANPartidul Social Democrat
Sorin MOISĂ Partidul Social Democrat
Dan NICAPartidul Social Democrat
Ioan Mircea PAŞCUPartidul Social Democrat
Emilian PAVELPartidul Social Democrat
Răzvan POPAPartidul Social Democrat
Daciana Octavia SÂRBU Partidul Social Democrat
Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCUPartidul Social Democrat
Claudia TAPARDELPartidul Social Democrat
Gabriela ZOANĂPartidul Social Democrat
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
Mircea DIACONUIndependent
Norica NICOLAIPartidul Naţional Liberal
Renate WEBER Partidul Naţional Liberal
Europe of Nations and Freedoms
Laurențiu REBEGA Partidul Conservator
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Institutions and political situation

Semi-presidential republic
Head of State : Klaus Iohannis
Prime Minister : Viorica Dăncilă

Economy

> Currency : the leu (RON) (rate in January 2019: 1 € = 4.7271 RON)
> GDP : € 202,079.4 million (2018) Provisional
> GDP per capita (PPS) : € 10,300 (2018) Provisional
> GDP Growth : 4% (T4 2018)
> Unemployment: 3.9% (January 2019)
> Inflation : 4.0% (February 2019)
> Public Debt : 33.9% of GDP (T3 2018)

Geography and population

Surface Area : 237 500 km² (source : The CIA World Factbook)
– 19.5 million inhabitants (2018)

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