Democratic Party of Moldova

Press release

25 February 2019

Vlad Plahotniuc: DPM is ready to begin negotiations with parties and independents that get into the Parliament to offer citizens a parliamentary majority and a functional Government

Vlad Plahotniuc: DPM is ready to begin negotiations with parties and independents that get into the Parliament to offer citizens a parliamentary majority and a functional Government

Democratic Party achieved a very good score, which is the result of hard work, but also a result through which people invest a lot of confidence in DPM. This declaration belongs to Vlad Plahotniuc, the chairman of the party.

"Thanks everybody who voted for DPM, the party members and our supporters from the whole country. We will continue to improve Moldova. Thanks the residents who voted on No.17 constituency from Nisporeni, Lozova, Micleuseni and Dolna villages from Straseni. You have shown you trust me and the 72% of voted that I gained show it. Thanks the residents of Grozesti village for their support, as I gained 94% on this constituency", said the chairman of DPM.

Vlad Plahotniuc mentioned that DPM gained 18 mandates on the constituencies. The results on the national list and in constituencies show the following figures: PSRM - 32.67%, which means 33 mandates, PDM 30.68%, which means 31 mandates, Electoral Block ACUM - 26.73%, which means 27 mandates, Political Party „Sor”         6.93%, which means 7 mandates, Independents 2.97%, which means 3 mandates.

PDM also achieved categorical success in the referendum on reduction of number of members of the Parliament and withdrawal of mandates for MPs who do not do their duty.  

Vlad Plahotniuc thanked everybody who voted for DPM, but also his colleagues. ”I would like to congratulate all colleagues from the Democratic Party who took first place in the constituencies. I also thank the colleagues who did not get the maximum score, but worked hard and contributed essentially to the high score of the Democratic Party in the national constituency. They did an extraordinary job in this campaign”, declared the politician.

At the same time, Vlad Plahotniuc announced that the Democratic Party is ready for the negotiations for a Hung parliament. ”I would like to congratulate all parties that took part in the elections as well. Beyond natural competition, it is important to leave past resentments behind and look ahead, towards the needs and aspirations of citizens. Now, I say it very firmly, Democratic Party is ready to begin negotiations with parties and independents that get into the Parliament to offer citizens a parliamentary majority and a functional Government, which would allow us to start fulfilling commitments assumed with regard to voters. We would like to have a first discussion right in the coming days, which would be natural. We hope that it will be as productive as possible”, declared Vlad Plahotniuc.

”We have no self-importance, resentments or prejudices, doctrinal differences are not in the first place, however, the interest of our citizens is above all for us to give them a competent government that can make their life better. I am always saying this - people want deeds, not words, thus it is high time to proceed to work, immediately after the validation of mandates”, added the chairman of DPM.