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Record number of women elected as MPs and included in the list of candidates for the 2021 Parliamentary Elections

For the first time in the Republic of Moldova: 40 women have been elected as MPs, following the elections conducted on 11 July 2021. For comparison, women held 3.7% of the seats in the first Moldovan…  


2021 Early Parliamentary Elections. Gender Perspective

Early Parliamentary Elections were held in Moldova on 11 July 2021 with the participation of 1 477 574 voters or 53.09% of the total number of citizens with voting rights. 23 electoral competitors…  


Echo chambers - what are these and how they affect elections in Moldova

People who use their phones for social networks, games, and other mobile applications receive a notification each week informing how long they have been using Facebook, Instagram, or Telegram. The…  


How social media fuels echo chambering phenomenon in Moldova and how to address it?

“How social media fuels echo chambering phenomenon in Moldova and how to address it?” is a policy paper that explains the new phenomenon in the context of elections, not only in Moldova, and also in…  


98% of voters are convinced that it is important to participate in elections

According to the survey conducted after the 2020 presidential elections, most voters (98%) are convinced that it is important that every citizen participates in elections. However, only 69% of…  


2020 Presidential Elections. Post-electoral opinion survey

The post-electoral opinion survey presents the most important facts and results about 2020 presidential elections. The main purpose of the survey was to measure the impact of civic education campaigns…  


School of participatory democracy

At the age of just 7, Gloria Botnari knows what steps voters should follow at a polling station and, in particular, what precautionary measures they need to take to protect themselves from COVID-19,…  


Women in elections are more active as voters and in electoral management bodies

More women vote and are in leadership positions of the electoral bodies. This is the main conclusion of the gender analysis of the 2020 presidential elections, conducted by the Central Electoral…  


Gender profile of the 2020 Presidential Elections

The infographics are produced by the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova, with the support of “Enhancing democracy in Moldova through inclusive and transparent elections” Project, implemented by…  


Comics character Arci starts a new journey to explain to children what barrier-free elections are

Hedgehog Arci, a well-known character amongst children, who explains the voting procedures in a friendly and easy-to-understand language, starts a new journey to depict what does barrier-free…  

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