Moldovan parliamentary election, 2005

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Parliamentary elections were held in Moldova on 6 March 2005.[1] The result was a victory for the Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, which won 56 of the 101 seats.[2]

Electoral system

The Parliament was elected by proportional representation in a single national constituency. In 2002 the electoral law was amended to change the electoral threshold, which had previously been at 3% for independent candidates and 6% for political parties and electoral blocs.[3] For electoral blocs of two parties it was raised to 9%, and for blocs of three or more, it was raised to 12%.[3]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova716,33646.056–15
Electoral Bloc Democratic Moldova444,37728.534
Christian-Democratic People's Party141,3419.1110
Electoral Bloc Motherland77,4905.00New
Social Democratic Party45,5512.900
Social-Political Movement "Equality in Rights"44,1292.800
Party of the Socio-Economic Justice of Moldova25,8701.70New
Christian Democratic Peasants' Party of Moldova21,3651.400
Labour Union Party "Fatherland"14,3990.90
Centrist Union of Moldova11,7020.80New
Republican Party of Moldova5920.00New
Invalid/blank votes18,251
Registered voters/turnout2,270,66869.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

See also


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1330 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1342
  3. 1 2 Nohlen & Stöver, p1322
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