36.19% of Romanian voters showed up and cast their ballots in presidential elections by 4 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Central Electoral Office. 33.86% also voted in a referendum called for a reform of Parliament structures.
Turnout in presidential elections by 4 p.m.:
- 33.69% in urban areas
- 39.62% in rural areas
- top voting counties: Teleorman (44.12%), Mehedinti, Dambovita, Ilfov, Botosani
- bottom turnout counties: Covasna (26.66%), Harghita, Satu Mare, Caras Severin, Timis
- turnout in Bucharest: 32.42%
The Romanian Foreign Ministry also announced that by 2 p.m. some 27,500 people voted abroad. While voting concluded in Australia and New Zealand earlier during the day, at 4 p.m. Romanian time voting had started all across the US.