Nov. 15, 2020 Held

Moldova, Republic of

Republic of Moldova

Election for Moldovan Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,650,131
Valid Votes:1,633,620
Invalid Votes:16,511

Vote Share by Candidate:

Maia SANDU943,006


Igor DODON690,614

Election Results Modified: Dec 28, 2020

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Moldova.

The first round of this election was held on November 1, 2020. No candidate received a majority of the votes, resulting in a run-off election between the top two candidates. 

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Igor DODON (since 23 December 2016)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ion CHICU (since 14 November 2019)
  • Assembly: Moldova has a unicameral Parliament composed of 101 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The president of Moldova is directly elected, in two rounds if needed, for a 4-year term with eligibility for a second term.

Main candidates in this election:

  • Maia SANDU     
    • Party of Action and Solidarity
    • Vote received in the first round: 36.16%
  • Igor DODON     
    • Independent, supported by PSRM
    • Vote received in the first round: 32.61%
Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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