April 4, 2005 Held

Moldova, Republic of

Republic of Moldova

Election for Moldovan Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:76
Valid Votes:-1
Invalid Votes:-1

Vote Share by Candidate:

Vladimir VORONIN75


Gheorghe DUCA1

Election Results Modified: Aug 17, 2023

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Moldova

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Vladimir VORONIN *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Vasile TARLEV
  • Assembly: Moldova has a unicameral Parliament (Parlament) with 101 seats.

* The President is elected by indirect vote by the members of the Parliament to serve a 4-year term.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by indirect vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Parliament (Parlament) 101 members are elected by popular vote via proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.***

*** All members of the Parliament are elected in a nationwide constituency. At least 50% of registered voters must participate in the election for the poll to be deemed valid.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Vladimir VORONIN
    Party: Communist Party of the Republic of Moldova / (PCRM)
  • Gheorghe DUCA
    Party: Independent

Last Presidential election:

  • The last presidential election was held on April 4, 2001

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,595,187 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: 101 (March 2005 Members of Parliament.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,873,346 (2005)

·         Is Moldova a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Moldova ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (1 July 1994)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 22 (following the 2005 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 107 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Moldova a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Moldova ratified CRPD: Yes (21 September 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 539,278 (est.)

Election Modified: Aug 17, 2023

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