New Local Elections in Three Moldovan Villages Will Be Held on the Same Day with the Presidential Elections

New Local Elections in Three Moldovan Villages Will Be Held on the Same Day with the Presidential Elections
15 August 2020 | 13:47

The representatives of the Central Electoral Commission announced the date of the new local elections in three villages. According to the Electoral Commission, the elections in the three villages will be held on the same day with the presidential elections. 

During the meeting of the representatives of the Central Electoral Commission held on August 15, the representatives decided the date of the new local elections in three villages. According to the Central Electoral Commission, the local elections in the three villages will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2020, which is the same date when the presidential elections are to be held. 

The three villages were the elections will take place are Chetriș village from Fălești district, Dubna village from Soroca district, both north of Moldova, and Piatra village from Orhei district, in the center of Moldova.

The representatives of the Central Electoral Commission announced that the premature termination of the mayor’s mandates, in all three cases, occurred following the deaths of the three mayors.

Chetriș City Hall, Fălești District, Zinaida Diaconu, passed away on July 6. She was 65 years old. According to her relatives, she dedicated her whole life to the people in the village, initially as a teacher, then as mayor. In recent weeks, before her death, the woman was bedridden due to a pelvic fracture.

The mayor of the Piatra village, from Orhei district, Mariana Țugui, died on July 16. She was smashed by a car on a pedestrian crossing in Piatra. On July 10, the mayor of Dubna village, Soroca district, Valeriu Pruteanu, diagnosed with COVID-19, passed away. The mayor had been hospitalized since May. On July 10, the Congress of Local Authorities of Moldova announced that Pruteanu died due to the complications of the infection.

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