10 May 2017A proposal to change to a mixed electoral system in Moldova would entrench corruption and harm the young democracy. EU and other Western governments should use their economic clout to stop it.
Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
The Moldova parliament building in Chisinau. Photo: Getty Images.
If free and fair elections were held in Moldova today, the current ruling Democratic Party would win about 4 per cent of the vote. Under the country’s current proportional representation system, this would not secure them any seats …read more
Source: Chatham House