August 27, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The Parliament of Romania on Monday recognized the return to office of suspended President Traian Basescu after accepting a recent Constitutional Court decision that invalidated a national referendum to remove the leader. Parliament's acceptance of the ruling comes only after the Social Liberal ...[read more]
August 21, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The Constitutional Court of Romania ruled Tuesday that the July 29 national referendum to remove President Traian Basescu from office is invalidated for failing to achieve the required threshold of 50 percent voter turnout. The ruling confirms the findings of the national electoral bureau, which ...[read more]
July 30, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Romanian President Traian Basescu survived a national referendum on Sunday when the vote was invalidated for failing to achieve the required threshold of 50 percent voter turnout. The controversial attempt to remove Basescu from office was largely orchestrated by Prime Minister Victor Ponta, ...[read more]
July 17, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Romanian interim president Crin Antonescu signed a law Monday requiring that at least 50 percent of the electorate turn out for the July 29 national referendum to decide whether suspended president Traian Basescu should be ousted from the presidency. Basescu was impeached earlier this month by a ...[read more]
July 11, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
The Constitutional Court of Romania stated on Tuesday that at least 50 percent of the electorate must turn out for the July 29 national referendum to decide whether President Traian Basescu should be ousted from the presidency. If less than 50 percent of the electorate turns out for the ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Jamie Reese
The Constitutional Court of Romania on Monday approved the Parliamentary vote to suspend President Traian Basescu and replace him with a member of the centre-left coalition. Last Friday the Romanian Parliament voted 356-114 for impeachment on the grounds that Basescu overstepped his authority by ...[read more]
July 7, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
Lawmakers in Romania voted on Friday to impeach President Traian Basescu for overstepping the bounds of his authority by interfering in judicial and legislative affairs. The Romanian Parliament voted 256-114 for impeachment. Romanian voters will have the final say as to whether Basescu will be ...[read more]
December 15, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Constitutional Court of Romania on Monday declared incumbent Traian Basescu winner of the country's disputed presidential election. The court unanimously rejected a complaint by Basescu's opponent, Social Democrat Mircea Geoana, to declare the results of last week's runoff election... ...[read more]
December 14, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Lavinia Stan: On 14 December, the Central Electoral Bureau reinstated 2,000 of the 138,000 invalid votes registered in the second round of the presidential elections that took place a week before. The recounting was ordered by the Romanian Constitutional Court at the request of the Social Dem... ...[read more]
December 11, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Constitutional Court of Romania on Friday ordered a recount of void ballots from the country's disputed presidential election. After the first round of elections in November produced no clear winner, incumbent Traian Basescu and Social Democrat Mircea Geoana faced a runoff election on Sunday... ...[read more]

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