The frauds we witnessed obliges us to contest these elections, Social Democratic State Secretary Liviu Dragnea declared. He added that he knows that Romanians elected Mircea Geoana while Basescu's state apparatus tries to make Basescu a winner.

Dragnea announced that the decision to contest elections was taken by all Social Democratic leaders on Monday morning and will be validated at 5PM. Dragnea said that the Social Democrats will finish registering all frauds.

The decision comes after the official partial results indicated Basescu winner after last night's exit polls pointed to Mircea Geoana. Up to this point, Mircea Geoana did not make any declarations.