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Romania

Romania Parliamentary elections Stats

Definitions

  • Invalid votes: The number of invalid votes, as reported by each country.
  • Registered voter turnout: The proportion of registered voters who actually voted.
  • Total vote: The total number of votes cast in the relevant election. Total vote includes valid and invalid votes, as well as blank votes in cases where these are separated from invalid votes. More information on valid, invalid and blank votes can be found at aceproject.org
  • Turnout: The number of votes divided by the Voting Age Population figure, expressed as a percentage.
  • Voter registration: The number of registered voters. The figure represents the number of names on the voters' register at the time that the registration process closes, as reported by the electoral management body.
  • Voting age population: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age
  • Voting age population per 1000: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Invalid votes 6.2% 2003 20th out of 110
Registered voter turnout 65.3% 2003 94th out of 152
Total vote 11.56 million 2003 29th out of 154
Turnout 62.2 2003 60th out of 117
Voter registration 17.7 million 2003 30th out of 152
Voting age population 18.6 million 2003 30th out of 163
Voting age population per 1000 855.39 2003 3rd out of 160

SOURCES: Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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