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An opinion poll released today (Mon) makes the current Mayor Sorin Oprescu favourite for the Bucharest municipal elections, Realitatea TV news channel informs.
The poll conducted by CURS at the request of Realitatea TV shows that Oprescu would get 65 percent of the votes, four times more than his main opponent Silviu Prigoana, rated with only 17 percent.
Oprescu, a former successful medical surgeon, runs for a second term as independent backed by the Social Liberal Union. (USL), that recently took over the government as well as the Majority in Parliament. Democrat Liberal Prigoana a Deputy of the former ruling party is a successful businessman who won notoriety after he publicly exposed his life and the misadventures with his wife in a reality show.
According to the poll, on the third position comes Horia Mocanu with the People’s Party Dan Diaconescu (6 percent) and Steaua Club financier Gigi Becali (4 percent)
On the other hand, USL would win most of the seats in the General Council of Bucharest, with 60 percents of the votes, followed by PDL with 18 percent and People’s Party Dan Diaconescu.
The main issues Bucharest residents are expecting to be tackled by the next mayor are the stray dogs (some 120,000), the pollution, the hygiene, the security of the citizens and the roads.
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