Prime Minister Victor Ponta wins parliamentary elections in Romania

Prime Minister Victor Ponta wins parliamentary elections in Romania


Romania’s ruling centre-left government has won last weekend’s parliamentary elections, according to exit polls. Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s Social-Liberal Union (USL) party received 57 % of the vote winning his opponent, the centre-right President Traian Basescu of the Right Romania Alliance (ARD) who took only 19% of the ballot.

As Victor Ponta stated: "I am ready to lead the next government. The sole orientation of the government I will lead will be pro-Europea...


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