Social Democratic representatives are due to meet on Friday, in an extraordinary congress, where party leader Mircea Geoana will be designated the party's official candidate for the Presidential elections this Fall, a day after his party left the governing coalition.

Geoana will take advantage of this opportunity and present his political program aimed at attracting voters on November 22nd. According to sources quoted by news agency AgerPress, Bucharest mayor Sorin Oprescu could also announce his decision to stand for President in the elections, as independent.