OREANDA-NEWS. Former Prime Minister, head of the political party Action and Solidarity, Maia Sandu, won the presidential election in Moldova. After processing 100 % of protocols from polling stations located in the country, she gained 56.28 % of votes. 43.72 % citizens supported the incumbent head of the republic, Igor Dodon.

According to the Central Election Commission, Sandu confidently won in the city of Orhei (70.28 % against 29.72%), as well as in such large cities as Criuleni, Straseni, Calarasi and Ungheni. The northern parts of the country and Transnistria voted for Dodon. In Chisinau, 59.54 % supported Sandu, 40.46 % voted for Dodon.

Commenting on her victory, Sandu noted that her top priority in the presidency is to unite society and restore the economy.

The second round of presidential elections was held in Moldova on Sunday. In the first round, Sandu got 36.16 % of votes, Dodon received 32.61 %.