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Romania: analysis & policy implications of the parliamentary elections

Romania: analysis & policy implications of the parliamentary elections

Pavel Melnikov

Pavel Melnikov

December 9, 2020 03:59 AM

On December 6, Romanian voters went to the polls to elect members of the country's two-chamber Parliament: the Senate (upper house) and the Chamber of Deputies (lower house). While the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) received the largest share of the vote, the ruling National Liberal Party (PNL) looks set to stay in power and form a new government coalition, joined by two other centre-right parties.

With Romanian politics currently going through a deep transformation, which has already forced incumbent Prime Minister Ludovic Orban to resign, we take a more detailed look at the election results, the future governing coalition and its potential implications for international investors.

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For further information or to discuss the contents of this paper, please contact Executive Partner ChrisDobson via c.dobson@kesarev.com

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