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Country Focus – Romania: An assessment of the Nov. 30 parliamentary-elections outcome

With all of the votes of the November 30 parliamentary election having been counted, preliminary results show that the centre-left alliance led by the ex-communist Social Democrat Party of Romania (PSD) marginally leads with a share of 34.16% for the Senate and 33.09% for the Chamber of Deputies. The centrist Democrat Liberal Party (PDL), linked to President Traian Basescu, closely trailed with 33.57% in the Senate and 32.36% in the Chamber. Prime Minister Calin Tariceanu's ruling Liberal Party (PNL) followed third, having obtained shares of 18.74% and 18.57%, respectively, while its junior coalition ally also made it into parliament, luring a little more than 6% of the vote in each house...