The leader of the Dignity and Truth Party, Andrei Năstase, backed by the fugitive convicts Victor and Viorel Țopa, has officially abandoned the presidential race. The Central Election Commission (CEC) okayed his application.
Polls show the withdrawal decision of Andrei Năstase, the godson of the gangster Victor Țopa, cost him dearly.
According to a recent poll, he lost about 5% from the voting intentions in just two weeks: from 12 to 7.8 %.
Thus, 11 candidates keep competing in the presidential race till October 30.