Thursday, September 13, 2012

Politics in Moldova

The politics of Moldova takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the prime minister is the head of government and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The position of the breakaway republic of Transnistria, relations with Romania, and integration into the EU dominate the political agenda
Summary of the 28 November 2010 Parliament of Moldova election results

Parties and coalitions Votes % +/− Seats

Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 676,761 39.32 −5.37 42

Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova 506,365 29.42 +12.85 32

Democratic Party of Moldova 218,847 12.72 +0.18 15

Liberal Party 171,434 9.96 −4.72 12
Office Name Party Since

President Nicolae Timofti Independent 23 March 2012

Prime Minister Vlad Filat Liberal Democratic Party

Alliance for European Integration 25 September 2009