Independent candidate for president position Valeriu Ghiletchi today voted for election of president. The electoral contender said he voted “for what he opted”.
“I am glad that we have this day when we can elect president directly. I voted for what I opted, for stability and people. Regardless of the results, it is important that the president will be elected by people,” Ghiletechi said.
Nine candidates remained in the electoral race: Mihai Ghimpu – Liberal Party, Iurie Leanca – European People’s Party of Moldova, Dumitru Ciubasenco – Our Party, Maia Sandu – Action and Solidarity Party, the Dignity and Truth Platform Party, the Liberal Democratic Party, Igor Dodon – Party of Socialists, Silvia Radu – independent candidate, Maia Laguta – independent candidate, Ana Gutu – Right Party and Valeriu Ghiletchi – an independent candidate.
Direct presidential elections take place in Moldova today. The authorities opened about 2,000 polling stations, where 2.8 million citizens are expected. About 298,000 voters (10.53 per cent) were present at the ballot boxes till 10:00.