The Communists’ candidate to the local elections in the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon got 48.06% followed by incumbent Dorin Chirtoaca with 46.52% after counting 99.6% of the votes, the latest partial official results released by the Central Electoral Committee show. In these conditions, a second round of elections will be organized in two weeks, reads.

Communist candidate Igor Dodon announced that he will organize a press conference shortly. On the other hand, Chirtoaca called all his supporters to unite and win elections against Dodon in the second round.