Moldovan presidential election, 2016

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Overview, reports and analyses relating to the presidential election held in Moldova. This election had two rounds, held on 30 October and 13 November 2016 respectively.

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Igor Dodon - supported by the Socialist Party (PSRM) - won the first round but fell short of an all-out majority. The second round confirmed his victory over Maia Sandu, supported by the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS).

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Wikipedia: 2016 Moldovan presidential election,_2016
EPRS: At a Glance, October 2016: Moldova ahead of the presidential election
LSE: EUROPP Blog, 21/10/2016: Romania may have the most to lose from Moldova’s presidential election
Politico, 28/10/2016: Moldova’s choice: Russia or the West
openDemocracy: ODR, 29/10/2016: Moldova: new faces, old struggles
Euro|topics, November 2016: Who will be Moldova's new president?
OSW: Analyeses, 14/11/2016: Igor Dodon has won the presidential election in Moldova
Euro|topics, November 2016: Are Bulgaria and Moldova turning towards Moscow?
LSE: EUROPP Blog, 23/11/2016: Igor Dodon’s election: A victory for Moldova’s oligarchs?

IFES: Election Guide: Moldova: Presidential Election 2016
BBC News, 30/10/2016: Moldova holds first presidential election in 20 years
Deutsche Welle, 30/10/2016: Moldovans vote in presidential elections amid political turmoil
EurActiv, 31/10/2016: Pro-Russia candidate narrowly misses first round victory in Moldova election
Deutsche Welle, 31/10/2016: Moldova faces presidential runoff
The Guardian, 31/10/2016 Moldova to hold runoff election for president
Euronews, 31/10/2016: Moldova presidential election goes to a run-off
Deutsche Welle, 13/11/2016: Pro-Russia candidate Igor Dodon to win Moldova presidential election
Politico, 14/11/2016: Moldova elects pro-Russian Igor Dodon as president
EurActiv, 14/11/2016: Pro-Russian candidate triumphs in Moldova presidential election
EUObserver, 14/11/2016: Pro-Russian candidates win in Bulgaria and Moldova
BBC News, 14/11/2016: Pro-Moscow figure Igor Dodon claims Moldova presidency
EurActiv, 15/11/2016: Moldova’s pro-Russian president-elect says EU ties will remain

OSCE: ODIHR: Election Observation Mission: Presidential Election, 30 October 2016

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