Electoral system*: Proportional representation

Threshold*: political parties – 5%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 23

Quota type: Voluntary party quota

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 18,8%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 6,4%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 31,8%

(Parliamentary Elections, 6 December 2020)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates and postal voting

E-voting: No

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

The Permanent Electoral Authority

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Romania

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018