Romanian Local Election, 2008 - Notable Partial Election - Cluj-Napoca


On 22 December 2008 Emil Boc was sworn in as Prime Minister of Romania. He resigned from the office of Mayor of Cluj-Napoca on the 4 January 2009. The Government called for partial election in Cluj-Napoca on 15 February 2009. The three main competitors are, as of 24 January 2009, the incumbent ad interim Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, Sorin Apostu (PD-L), former Cluj County Council President and current Senator Marius Nicoară (PNL), and former Cluj-Napoca Police commander, Teodor Pop-Puşcaş (PSD). The campaign will start on 31 January 2009.

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