FINAL results of the presidential election (1st round). Igor Dodon dropped below 48%
After processing 100% of the minutes, Igor Dodon has accumulated 47.98 percent of the votes and the joint candidate of LDPM-PPDA-PAS, Maia Sandu - 38.71 percent. For the leader of PSRM voted 680,550 of citizens. Maia Sandu was chosen by 545,483 of Moldovans. Therefore the two candidates reached the second round of presidential elections, which will take place on November 13.
On third place was ranked Dumitru Ciubaşenco, who has gathered 6.03 percent of the votes, the nominee "Our Party" was the choice of 85,466 voters.
He is followed by PPEM leader, Iurie Leancă, with a result of 3.11% or more than 44 thousand voters and Mihai Ghimpu - 1.8 percent or over 25 thousand voters.
For the independent candidate Valeriu Ghileţchi voted 1.08% or above 15 thousand voters. The other candidates got less than one percent: Maia Laguta - 0.76 percent of votes (10,712 voters), Silvia Radu - 0.37 percent (5,276 voters), and Ana Guțu - 0.17 percent (2,453 voters).
In total, 1,418,518 votes were declared valid. According to the Central Electoral Commission, the turnout was 49% of all citizens with right to vote.